Bain in the news

  • Results of stress tests don’t guarantee better economic health for Eurozone

    October 27, 2014 | The New York Times | Media mention

    Wilhelm Schmundt of Bain & Company is quoted in The New York Times on finding from Bain's German banking research. Schmundt explains, "regardless of the E.C.B. result, there is a structural problem in the German banking industry.

  • Asian private equity fundraising on track for stellar year

    October 21, 2014 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Kiki Yang, partner at Bain & Company, is quoted by The Wall Street Journal on private equity trends in Asia. Yang comments, "We’re seeing a clear shift to ‘flight to quality’, where top performing funds are raising bigger sized funds at an Asian level.

  • Karma and the cloud at Microsoft ; How Nadella plans to upend company culture

    October 20, 2014 | Technology | USA Today | Media mention

    Karma and the cloud at Microsoft ; How Nadella plans to upend company culture

  • The best option is direct and digital - Bain Warsaw

    October 16, 2014 | Gazeta Ubezpieczeniowa | Media mention

    Insurers that overemphasize digital channels at the expense of traditional methods stand to alienate customers, according to a new comprehensive global customer survey and report released by Bain & Company.

  • Another angle - Bain São Paulo

    October 15, 2014 | Exame | Media mention

    Not long ago, the world was experiencing a sort of honeymoon phase with biofuels, which were seen as a clean, renewable energy source that could replace petroleum. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • The client is the best seller - Bain Warsaw

    October 15, 2014 | Puls Biznesu | Media mention

    According to Fred Reichheld, the creator of Net Promoter System℠, companies that believe that “the client remains the king” grow quicker than the competition.

  • Cara Delevingne is not enough, and other lessons from Mulberry

    October 15, 2014 | The New York Times | Media mention

    The New York Times reported on U.K. fashion house Mulberry Group PLC brand-specific decline in sales while also citing major changes in the luxury market.

  • New office flashpoint: who gets the conference room?

    October 15, 2014 | Strategy | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner, Michael Mankins, is quoted by The Wall Street Journal on findings from his 17-company time-management study. Mankins states, "time spent in meetings has been rising by 8% to 10% annually since 2000, and is likely to continue increasing.

  • India back in favor with private equity firms

    October 14, 2014 | Nikkei Asian Review | Media mention

    A Bain & Company survey revealed that private equity managers have a renewed sense of optimism for the future of private equity in India. Bain partner Arpan Sheth notes that fund managers have started "believing, and seeing greater prospects of deals coming to their desks."

  • Global luxury goods sales growth to stabilize in 2015 - Bain

    October 14, 2014 | Reuters | Media mention

    As published in Reuters, Bain & Company’s most recent Fall 2014 Global Lxuury Goods study “predicted total revenue from the personal luxury goods industry - which includes watches, jewellery, clothes, shoes and leather goods - to reach 223 billion euros ($282.