In this era, M&A plays an ever more important role in business operations. The success or failure of a major M&A can potentially determine the success or failure of an enterprise. Fighting for survival in this changing global economic climate is no easy task. The government stepping in to create clearer and quicker consolidation paths is crucial. Of course, partnering with international private equity funds to go global is one potential route not to be ignored by Taiwanese firms.
John Lin is a partner at the international firm Jones Day. The views expressed in this article are that of the individual and are not the views of Jones Day.