Publications

  • How Healthy Is Your Growth Strategy? Five Principles to Fight Complexity in Today's Medtech and Biopharma Enterprise

    April 18, 2018 | IN VIVO

    How top performers in today’s healthcare market are transforming their growth strategies.

  • How Private Equity Is Shifting From Cost Cutting to Growth

    April 09, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Spotting growth opportunities early can help general partners bid for companies more confidently, generate more value post-acquisition and exit more easily.

  • The dragons take off

    April 05, 2018 | Airlines & Transportation | The Economist | Media mention

    The number of Chinese tourists travelling by flight abroad has rocketed in the past decade, from 41 million a year to over 130 million a year. As a result, many Chinese airline carriers are gobbling market share, says Dave Emerson, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Building a Digital Supply Chain Ready for the Future

    March 29, 2018 | Supply Chain 24/7

    Companies that integrate digital technologies into their supply chain can quickly improve service levels while cutting costs up to 30%.

  • How Commercial Excellence Jump-Starts Growth in Private Equity

    March 28, 2018 | Bain Brief

    In 2014, Swedish private equity firm EQT turned its sights on Bureau van Dijk (BvD), a global information services provider headquartered in Amsterdam.

  • Where Electric Vehicles Reign Supreme

    March 22, 2018 | Automotive | US News | Media mention

    Drivers in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and – chief among them – Norway have become the world leaders in buying electric vehicles. "It's just cheaper to own an electric vehicle, and as a result you have seen demand rocket for electric vehicles," says Mark Gottfredson, a partner with Bain &

  • Are Investors Mispricing US Bank Risks?

    March 21, 2018 | Bain Brief

    The equity market is not making much distinction between weaker and healthier banks.

  • Automation Nation: Whose Job Is Next?

    March 19, 2018 | Bain Snap Chart

    Lower costs from automation may increase demand for workers, but automation is likely to eliminate nearly 40 million jobs in the US in the coming decade.

  • Can 'Cobots' Bring Manufacturing Back Home?

    March 19, 2018 | Bain Snap Chart

    By enhancing the productivity of humans, automation will likely make manufacturing costs attractive closer to home.

  • Build a Digital Supply Chain That Is Fit for the Future

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Complaints from frustrated customers were mounting at a major US retailer. More than 20% said they could not find the company’s branded products in shops because items were out of stock. The problem was that efforts to improve service disrupted the company’s low-cost distribution model.