Bain's annual Global Private Equity Report offers a comprehensive view of the challenges private equity investors face following a decade of volatility and change, and what it will take to succeed in 2016.
Five building blocks can help private equity firms create value across their portfolio holdings.
PE fundamentals haven't been this strong since the global financial crisis, but deal makers must cope with high prices and stiff competition.
Credit markets are robust, M&A activity is on a rebound and long-term private equity returns outpace those of all other asset classes.
After an uncertain start to 2012, the contours of a new future for private equity are finally coming into sharp focus.
Animal spirits are returning to private equity, with increased optimism for a steady revival of deal, fundraising and exit activity.
Private equity's "golden age" of low interest rates, abundant leverage, mega-deal making and effortless returns is over, but what new direction will the industry take? This report explains how the downturn rearranged established rules, reset expectations and planted the seeds of PE's next phase.
Survivors of the current private equity shakeout will emerge stronger and smarter.
A look at the factors that contributed to last year’s growth and how investors can succeed in 2016 and beyond.
What successful PE firms are doing to ensure that they are ready to thrive in a slower growth environment.
India's strong economy helped propel deal activity in private equity, sending values to near-peak levels in 2014.
Private equity investors hoping to capitalize on the Asia-Pacific region's robust long-term growth story have plenty to feel good about.
As the PE market heats up, the winners will be the firms that find the best opportunities, build strong companies and deliver steady returns to investors.
The private equity market in India is maturing, and despite an uncertain 2012, is developing the trust and transparency that underpin a healthy investment landscape.
Though still a nascent private equity market, Mexico is worth another look for investors seeking opportunities in a less-crowded market.
Firmly established as a credible source of patient capital in India, PE is setting off on a new journey of prudence in investing and sophistication in creating value out of its assets.
Southeast Asia’s vibrant potential remains a powerful magnet for PE funds.
Our new 2012 report, written in partnership with the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China concludes that private equity brings economic growth and a more innovative and green economy to China.
Conditions look promising for PE to pick up where it left off before the downturn and deepen its presence in the Middle East and North Africa.
A look at the major trends in healthcare deals during the past year and how investors can sustain returns in an uncertain market.
Healthcare continues to be an attractive but challenging area for private equity investment.
Healthcare continues to be an attractive area for private equity investment as the landscape evolves. Bain & Company's annual report reviews the trends from 2013 and outlines predictions for 2014.
To win in this space, investors will need to unlock the returns found in complex deals, reshuffle strategies across sectors and geographies and boost returns by staying involved in assets post-close.
A look at healthcare investment trends in 2011 and what awaits investors in 2012 and beyond.
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