Bain in the news

  • Businesswoman Rona Fairhead the preferred choice for next BBC Trust chairman

    August 31, 2014 | The Telegraph | Media mention

    London Bain alum, Rona Fairhead, will be questioned by the Commons media committee before ministers make the final decision. If selected, she would make history by becoming the first female chairman of the trust.

  • Metromile pitches pay-as-you-drive auto insurance

    August 21, 2014 | BloombergBusinessweek | Media mention

    According to one Bain & Company study, “car insurers in the US “must feel like Alice in Wonderland, running flat out with barely any forward motion.

  • Financing Europe's small firms: Don't bank on the banks

    August 16, 2014 | The Economist | Media mention

    Can SMEs achieve the scale to replace the share of conventional bank lending? According to John Ott, a Bain & Company partner, these alternatives have so far “constituted 10-15% of small firms’ external financing in 2013,” and "should be encouraged but not relied on.

  • These are America’s best companies to work for

    August 14, 2014 | Time | Media mention

    Glassdoor featured Bain & Company as #5 in its ranking of ‘America’s Best Companies to Work For.’ According to Glassdoor, “Bain & Company is the highest-rated consulting firm on this list, surpassing rivals McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group.

  • There is potential for investment in pesticides nationally, study says - Bain São Paulo

    August 13, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    With one month until completing a major study on segments with the potential to support the continued development of the chemical industry in Brazil, the consortium Bain & Company and Gas Energy tells Valor that it estimates potential investments of up to $19 bn in pesticides until 2030.

  • Chinese medical demand fuels private hospital takeovers

    August 13, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    "We are seeing a lot of interest in medtech and private hospitals but the challenge in China is that there are few large deal opportunities," says Vinit Bhatia, head of China private equity for Bain & Company.

  • Dunia’s young business leaders program hailed “a great success” by participants - Bain Dubai

    August 13, 2014 | AMEinfo | Media mention

    Bain & Company participated in Dunia's second rendition of its award-winning "Young Business Leaders Program" located in Raffles Dubai, Wafi this year. The course involved 46 young students who worked together in teams to develop a "detailed new venture business plan.

  • Diamond exploration in Canada: Opportunity knocking or a fool’s errand?

    August 12, 2014 | | Media mention

    According to, the "quoted size of the global rough diamond market can vary depending on the provided estimates." For example, Bain & Company estimated revenues at US$14.8 bn while Kimberly recorded a market value of US$12.6bn.

  • Sysco invests so merger works from first day

    August 11, 2014 | Houston Chronicle | Media mention

    , a Bain & Company partner in the firm’s global mergers and acquisitions practice, “one of the keys to a smooth transition is to identify priorities.” “A successful integration requires a high degree of focus on what's most important in the transition, Rouse said.

  • America's best companies to work for

    August 07, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Bain & Company was placed #5 in Glassdoor’s ranking for 'America's Best Companies to Work for.' According to Glassdoor, "Bain & Company is the highest-rated consulting firm on this list, surpassing rivals McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group.