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Is M&A The Survival Strategy For Korean Companies? KPMA President Lee Kyeong-Ho Thinks So

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Lee Kyeong-Ho, president of the Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, expects that local Korean companies will have to pursue M&A to survive a harsh business environment.

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