The Research on Competitive Analysis for Taiwan IC Design Industry after Merger and Acquisition
|關鍵字:||IC設計;合併;競爭力;IC design house;M&A;competitiveness|
This study analyzed the competitiveness after IC design industry’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities. Short product life cycles and the frequency of new product introduction are key factors that may affect the performance of IC design companies in the highly competitive market. To many businesses, M&A is a common strategy to promote fast growth. Over the past few years, M&A activities or the purchase of product lines have become fairly popular approaches that allow companies to secure a place in a market where advantages and resources are constantly acquired by large businesses. This situation is especially true after the rise of the Chinese market which stimulates competition in the IC design industry. However, M&A activities are not always guaranteed to be successful in accomplishing a company’s goals or generating projected profits. Therefore, this study examines companies’ indicators of competitiveness by using questionnaires and discusses the overall performance of the market before and after M&A activities. Research results show that employee quality and technology-related aspects before and after M&A activities are the keyfactors that determine the competitiveness of a company. After M&A, companies tend to place significant emphasis on technological developments.
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