In response to a perceived undervaluation of the capital markets, Nestle is considering selling some of its subsidiary ophthalmology, Alcon, and must decide on an entry location. In the process, students are invited to the assessment of a conglomerate, the compromises in the collection in the United States compared to Europe are involved, and the incentives and tax consequences of this listing wrestle decision.

In response to a perceived undervaluation of the capital markets, Nestle is considering selling some of its subsidiary ophthalmology, Alcon, and must decide on an entry location. In the process, students are invited to the assessment of a conglomerate, the compromises in the collection in the United States compared to Europe are involved, and the incentives and tax consequences of this listing wrestle decision.
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Mihir A. Desai,
Vincent Dessain,
Unlike Sjoman
Source: Harvard Business School
19 pages.
Release Date: 08 December, 2004. Prod #: 205056-PDF-ENG
Nestle and Alcon – the value of a listing HBR case solution