Bain in the news

  • Dealmakers race to close deals while favorable conditions still prevail

    May 19, 2015 | Private Equity | Mergers & Acquisitions | Media mention

    Plentiful dry powder and modest levels of corporate debt are among the factors spurring private equity deal activity today. North America alone has $535 billion of uninvested private equity capital. Globally, that number was estimated at $1.

  • Medtech had highest healthcare buyout value in 2014

    May 14, 2015 | Healthcare | Private Health Investor | Media mention

    The value of private equity healthcare buyouts hit a three-year high in 2014, reaching $29.6 billion, according to the Bain & Company's Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2015.

  • 'Category leadership' trumping size in healthcare private equity, Bain & Co reports

    May 13, 2015 | Healthcare | AltAssets | Media mention

    a partner in Bain & Company's New York office and co-author of Bain's latest Global Healthcare Private Equity Report, discusses why category leadership trumps size when it comes to outperformance by global healthcare companies.

  • Joydeep Bhattacharya: Branding works as a premium for some brands

    May 11, 2015 | Customer Strategy & Marketing, Real Estate | Forbes India | Media mention

    , the leader of Bain & Company's Consumer Products and Retail practices in India, discusses the importance of branding for real estate developers with Forbes India. Quality and delivery on time also help in building a brand's image, according to Bhattacharya.

  • The power of the small amendment - Bain São Paulo

    May 11, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Veja | Media mention

    A new World Economic Forum study describes the path for Brazil to earn $84 billion on foreign trade—and in the short term. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • PE deals hit 7-year high of USD 15.2 bn in 2014

    May 10, 2015 | Private Equity | Press Trust of India | Media mention

    According to Bain and Company's India Private Equity Report 2015, the deal value in the private equity (PE) segment, including real estate, infrastructure and VC deals, rose to a seven-year high of $15.2 billion last year, registering a 28% spike from 2013.

  • Oil patch works to get its arms around gusher of data

    May 09, 2015 | Advanced Analytics, Oil and Gas | The Houston Chronicle | Media mention

    Oil producers are trying to cultivate analytical technology to turn a growing reservoir of "big data" into digestible chunks of information that engineers can use to extract bigger bounties of crude or even predict when equipment might fail.

  • Bigger fund outing for India in 2015

    May 09, 2015 | Private Equity | The Financial Express | Media mention

    Despite regulatory challenges and macroeconomic uncertainties, 70% of general partners (GPs) expect fundraising to be easier in 2015, says Bain and Company's India Private Equity Report 2015.

  • Six competitive advantages that mothers have at work - Bain São Paulo

    May 09, 2015 | Exame | Media mention

    In a world that is still poorly adapted to the entry of women into the workforce, the old debate over how to balance motherhood and a career remains relevant. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • India close to major revival of economic growth: Bain report

    May 08, 2015 | Private Equity | Forbes India | Media mention

    India stands on the brink of a major growth revival accompanied by a big investment opportunity, says Bain and Company's India Private Equity Report 2015. This is illustrated by the increasing number of funds investing in India; the number has risen nearly 30% in 2014 over 2013.