TITLE

Alcon's Irvine Operations Embrace Swiss Handover

AUTHOR(S)
Reed, Vita
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Orange County Business Journal;8/11/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ownership change undergone by eye device and drug maker Alcon Inc. in Irvine, California. Drug maker Novartis AG took a 25% stake in Alcon from majority owner Nestlé SA and is expected to buy Nestlé's remaining 52% stake for about $28 billion by 2011. Kenneth Lickel, an Alcon vice president who runs the company's Irvine Technology Center support the deal.
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34157869

 

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