Healthineers: A Strategic IPO
This case covers the initial public offering (IPO) of the Siemens subsidiary Healthineers. The March 2018 offering of the health care technology firm was heavily anticipated on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and was Germany's largest IPO in more than 20 years. Healthineers was one of Siemens' most successful businesses, and its management board had a keen interest in its long-term success and in the valuation that financial markets would place on the company. The case allows students to learn about the IPO process, understand Siemens' strategic rationale, and estimate the value of Healthineers.