Bain in the news

  • Heavy lifting: getting comfortable with healthcare heavy investments

    August 26, 2015 | Healthcare | Private Healthcare Investor | Media mention

    , a partner in Bain & Company's global Healthcare and Private Equity practices, discusses how private equity investors can get comfortable with healthcare-heavy businesses and the risk inherently attached to them.

  • Fall in rupee to hit PE return from India further

    August 26, 2015 | Private Equity | Mint | Media mention

    The continuous fall in rupee will hit exit returns of private equity (PE) investors further in India. According to Bain and Company's India Private Equity Report 2015, the number of reported exits in India grew 14% from 2013 to 2014, though the value of exited investments dropped by 22% to $5.

  • Midstream execs pipe up as stocks go down

    August 20, 2015 | Oil and Gas | The Houston Chronicle | Media mention

    A large part of the value of a midstream company today is its promise of a steadily rising dividend, yet investors seem to be pricing midstream companies as if they won't be growing much at all.

  • This could be one of the best years for PE in India: Sri Rajan

    August 20, 2015 | Private Equity | Business Standard | Media mention

    When Bain & Company set up its office in India nine years ago, it looked for business from multinational clients and found good business from promoter-led domestic companies that were looking for global practices. This helped it build its largest office in Asia with 240 people.

  • The freedom to 'Make In India'

    August 17, 2015 | Private Equity | Forbes India | Media mention

    The environment for entrepreneurial freedom in India, where an individual or a group of individuals can come together and start a business of their choice and grow it in scale, is far more conducive now than it used to be.

  • Pharma mergers, acquisitions signal underlying shift in drug development

    August 14, 2015 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Healthcare | Inside Health Policy | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • You're going to need a better boat: 'Jaws' on branch transformation

    August 13, 2015 | Financial Services | Credit Union Journal | Media mention

    Branch transformation is determining which institutions stay in the financial game as credit union members want their transactions to blend seamlessly whether they're banking in the branch, at home or on the go.

  • Biggest LBO of year signals appetite may be growing: Real M&A

    August 13, 2015 | Private Equity | BloombergBusiness | Media mention

    There are signs that private-equity firms' dealmaking ambitions are expanding as they seek to put record amounts of money to work, and pension or sovereign wealth funds are increasingly becoming equity partners on transactions.

  • Firms are wary of investing in Greece

    August 10, 2015 | Private Equity | Private Equity News | Media mention

    At first glance, Greece seems to be the perfect destination for private equity, as the depressed value of assets should presumably present an alluring opportunity for bargain hunters. But many sponsors aren't biting, at least for now.

  • The one trait that Elon Musk, Ben Franklin, and Marie Curie have in common

    August 06, 2015 | | Media mention

    Many of the most impactful individuals — both contemporary and historical — have been generalists, proving a strong link between diversity of relationships and knowledge and career success.