The director of the Goethe Institute in Taipai helped the Berlin management consultant and art collector Stephan Balzer make contact with the Taiwanese government offices so that he could negotiate a possible acquisition of the Bröhan Collection with government representatives. Wernhard initiated talks with the Taiwan Design Center and two representatives of the Taiwanese ministry of economic affairs. The idea failed due to the excessively high sales price.
— 4. Mai 2015