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  • Carlyle seeks smaller targets in land private equity forgot

    October 07, 2015 | Private Equity | BloombergBusiness | Media mention

    Private equity buyouts have tailed off and gotten smaller since the financial crisis. According to Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2015, announced deals worldwide fell to $252 billion last year from a peak of $687 billion in 2006. There were no buyouts worth more than $10 billion in

  • It's the age of redefined PPPs

    October 05, 2015 | The Hindu Business Line | Media mention

    India today is critically short of infrastructure in healthcare. A report by Bain & Company estimates that India has a current bed shortfall of two million, as well as two million doctors and four million nurses.

  • The soft power of charity

    October 02, 2015 | Social and Public Sector | Mint | Media mention

    Philanthropy has emerged as an important strategic tool too, often used to receive tax benefits, as part of a business strategy and to leave behind a legacy. According to Bain & Company's India Philanthropy Report 2015, a survey found that the chief motivator for 55% of respondents was the need to

  • PEI 2015 OpEx Awards winners revealed

    October 01, 2015 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    Private Equity International has unveiled the 12 winners of the 2015 Operational Excellence Awards. According to Suvir Varma, a partner with Bain & Company's Southeast Asia practice and a judge in the Asia-Pacific region, "Last year there were some slam-dunk winners, but this time, in most

  • Financial firms to see more turbulence from disruptive technology ahead

    October 01, 2015 | Financial Services | Jakarta Globe | Media mention

    For banks and other financial firms to navigate through the wave of disruptive technology, Thomas Olsen, a partner in Bain & company’s Asia Pacific Financial Services Practice, and Edy Widjaja, a principal in Bain & Company's Jakarta office, highlight that success hinges on making the cultural

  • Modi's push to help local PEs raise largest fund in 7 years

    October 01, 2015 | Private Equity | Business Standard | Media mention

    A revival in fundraising and record exits in the PE space since the Modi government came to power signal a clear revival for PE investments in India. According to Arpan Sheth, the leader of Bain's India Private Equity practice, "Surely, the government needs to follow up on reforms (goods and

  • Mexico defies oil price slump as 60 percent of fields auctioned

    September 30, 2015 | Oil and Gas | Bloomberg Businessweek | Media mention

    The second auction for rights to produce oil in the shallow waters off Mexico's Gulf coast drew more bids for more money than expected. For this round, the country lowered minimum financial requirements to participate, and announced the royalty payments needed to win contracts prior to bid day, a

  • Tension with govt to ease as RBI cuts rates

    September 30, 2015 | Financial Services | The Times of India | Media mention

    The RBI announced a substantial rate cut as baby steps such as another 25 basis points reduction would have fallen well short of expectations and seriously impeded NDA's efforts to quicken investment and boost growth. "Interest rate cuts will be very welcome by India Inc and should help improve

  • SPE Panel: Focus on what you can control, hope is no strategy

    September 29, 2015 | Oil and Gas | E&P Magazine | Media mention

    advised against counting on a rise in global oil and gas demand to lift the industry out of today's downturn. "We shouldn't hold out hope for correcting the supply demand imbalance by hoping we can grow our way out of it on the demand side," Leis said.

  • Brazil's troubles belie active investing

    September 29, 2015 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

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