Client results

  • Patience proves a virtue when divesting poor performer

    | Client success story

    Bain recommended this parent company wait to divest it failing subsidiary and focus on restructuring and reducing its costs. The turnaround generated an $85M profit improvement and the subsidiary sold for 20X P/E.

  • Food processor trims supplier relationships

    | Client success story

    A large food processing company suffered from an inefficient supply chain and high-cost packaging materials. Bain recommended reducing the number of suppliers, which resulted in a 19 percent reduction in costs.

  • Bank gets back to basics to protect customer base

    | Client success story

    A leading Asian commercial bank was losing market share. Bain helped our client upgrade service delivery to retain customers, resulting in a five percent turnaround in market share and a 30 percent profit growth.

  • Revamped supply chain doubles consumer product profitability

    | Client success story

    One of our consumer products clients asked us to help to restore profitability to a failing product line. Bain conducted a hunt for profitability, analyzing the competition, value chain and manufacturing process.

  • Organizational transformation creates a clear vision

    | Client success story

    The organizational structure and lack of vision hindered performance for one of our global consumer products clients. Bain helped align the organization to a new vision through focus on leadership, decision making and measures and incentives.

  • Strategic refocus for global wealth management company

    | Client success story

    This global wealth management company needed a clear corporate vision to maximize value for shareholders. Bain recommended focusing on the private banking unit. The company outpaced the market index by $750M in six months.

  • A pharmaceutical company transforms IT

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a pharmaceutical company become more competitive by migrating to a more advanced technology platform.

  • Lean Six Sigma improves plant performance and cuts costs

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a food company boost growth and increase market share by incorporating Lean Six Sigma principles to improve plant performance, which yielded 15 percent cost savings and increased flexibility.

  • Lean Six Sigma solves a commercial bank's growth problem

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a commercial bank improve its credit process by applying Lean Six Sigma principles. The resulting rule-based credit policies with a faster approval process helped the client delegate to frontline, enable growth, reduce processing time and increase accuracy.

  • Finding profit potential in a struggling private equity portfolio company

    | Private Equity | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a parent company realize increased profits and market share for a non-core business by helping the company divest certain assets and reduce purchasing costs.