Bain in the news

  • China brands beat global rivals with tea toothpaste & pickled plums

    July 29, 2014 | Reuters | Media mention

    "Last year, China's 1.15 billion yuan ($185.31 million) consumer goods market grew at 7.4 percent annually, half the rate of three years ago," according to a Bain & Company and Kantar World Panel report.

  • Are digital insurance sales alienating customers?

    July 29, 2014 | Property Casualty 360 | Media mention

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  • £5.8bn of NHS work being advertised to private sector

    July 29, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    The number of live tenders - advertised contracts not yet awarded - is up 14 per cent on the same period last year when deals with a value of £5.1bn were advertised, according to research by Bain, the consultancy, for the Financial Times.

  • China investment hits record in 2Q

    July 28, 2014 | Venture Capital | Media mention

    Venture capital funding was record-high for Chinese startups this year. According to a Bain & Company report, “Fund managers including venture and private equity firms from across Asia were sitting on $138 bn of dry powder at the end of last year…up from $127 bn a year earlier.

  • MERCOSUL will contribute to the increase in global commodities - Bain São Paulo

    July 25, 2014 | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    English MERCOSUL will contribute to the increase in global commodities Valor Econômico

  • Insurers overemphasizing digital service risk alienating customers: Bain

    July 24, 2014 | Insurance Journal | Media mention

    “Greater customer contact improves a carrier’s score without exception, and insurers that lead in providing hybrid, multichannel methods for customers to interact experienced an additional boost,” according to Bain & Company’s "Global Insurance Customer Loyalty Report, 2014.

  • Bain & Company offers Global Insurance Customer Loyalty, 2014

    July 24, 2014 | Insurance Technology | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company's "Global Insurance Customer Loyalty, 2014" report, "the share of digitally active customers is as high as 75 percent in some countries, and is expected to grow sharply over the next three to five years.

  • Bain: Few P/C outfits excel at both attracting and keeping new clients

    July 22, 2014 | Carrier Management | Media mention

    “Very few carriers excel in both acquisition and retention,” Bain & Company analysts David Whelan and Sean O’Neill wrote in their 2014 report on customer loyalty in the property/casualty (P/C) industry.

  • Private equity: IPO pipeline swells to bursting point

    July 16, 2014 | Euromoney | Media mention

    In Euromoney, Graham Elton, a Bain & Company partner in the firm’s London office, weighed in on the IPO pipeline. According to Elton, “All firms are lining up assets to IPO, and investment bankers are talking about significant premium they can get from an IPO.

  • Pace of expansion in the sector should fall in 2015 - Bain São Paulo

    July 14, 2014 | Retail | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    From 2010 to now, the online retail in Brazil grew 26% on average per year, but the industry should begin to decelerate gradually from 2015, says Alfredo Pinto, a partner in the retail area of consulting firm Bain & Company.