Client results

  • 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.

  • Restoring polish to a faded home furnishings company

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped improve the health of a client's portfolio company by redesigning the core product and selectively raising prices. When the company was sold, it earned a fivefold return.

  • Taking cost out of mission-critical IT

    | Client success story

    A leading electronic securities exchange had recently acquired its leading competitor and needed a plan for integrating the two companies' technologies. We redesigned the client's technology platform and IT architecture, which contributed to 50% cost savings.

  • Bridging the gap between business and IT

    | Client success story

    Weak IT capabilities at an insurance company created a bottleneck for growth. Bain created a five-step approach to address our client's IT transformation challenges and issues.

  • Post-merger cultural issues jeopardize a deal

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped to solve post merger cultural issues that were jeopardizing a deal between a global mobile operator and a large European provider.