Bain in the news

  • Invent it, swap it or buy it

    November 15, 2014 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Pharmaceuticals | The Economist | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner, Nils Behnke is quoted by The Economist on findings from Bain's M&A pharma research. Behnke explains, "over the period covered by its study, the best-performing drug companies got more than 70% of their revenues from products that were not developed in-house.

  • How to get best out of your appraisals this year

    November 07, 2014 | The Economic Times | Media mention

    "The golden rule is that appraisals should contain 'no surprises'," explains Bain & Company partner Prashant Sarin, who leads India's Organization practice.

  • Investors await changes on ground

    November 07, 2014 | The Times of India | Media mention

    In response to an announcement that India's government is waiting for investors, investors claim to be waiting for the government to take certain steps before they can enter the playing arena.

  • Modi and India’s reforms: A game of chicken

    November 06, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    “We’re a bit mid-stream for the moment,” said Bain & Company partner Dale Cottrell at the India Economic Summit in New Delhi. Most participants agreed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be given some more time, but not too much, to turn the plans for reforms to make India more

  • Foreign investors will give the govt another 6-12 months: Srivatsan Rajan

    November 06, 2014 | Mint | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company partner Sri Rajan, the Indian government needs to implement a raft of economic reforms, improve the domestic business environment and put in place sector-specific strategies to attract significant foreign direct investment.

  • NCDs, mental illnesses to cost India $4.58 trillion by 2030

    November 05, 2014 | Mint | Media mention

    “Healthcare is only a tiny portion of keeping people healthy. Preventive health has many aspects, including education, nutrition, food and beverages and exercise. There is a lot of opportunity for different sectors to contribute in this. For example, technology will allow people to make better

  • Women lose ambition once they get to work

    November 04, 2014 | Forbes | 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.

  • Big data should not be an IT project - Bain São Paulo

    October 31, 2014 | Computerworld | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Rasmus Wegener warns businesses against treating big data as an IT topic. He considers this misconception to be the primary mistake that businesses make surrounding big bata initiatives.

  • Top consulting internships

    October 30, 2014 | Forbes | Media mention

    Greg Gerstenhaber, partner at Bain & Company, is featured in a Forbes article on the "Top consulting internships." Gerstenhaber sheds light on the internship interview process, along with the overall experience Bain's interns may expect to have.

  • Recruiting our future leaders: Women at Bain & Company

    October 30, 2014 | TOPMBA | Media mention

    Julie Coffman, partner at Bain & Company, is featured by TOPMBA on MBA recruiting, Women at Bain and gender parity research. Coffman speaks to the qualities of ideal Bain candidates; "they’re going to help create our innovative breakthroughs and our offerings.