Bain in the news

  • 'Culture of compliance' – Experts weigh in how it's changed

    February 09, 2016 | Financial Services | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    The Wall Street Journal asked experts on culture and compliance how they think companies have changed their approach to culture in the wake of regulators' focus on this aspect of business. "Management teams and regulators are recognizing that instilling the right culture is the first and most

  • Oil slump reverberates in chemicals

    February 09, 2016 | Oil and Gas | Chemistry World | Media mention

    With companies announcing sharp falls in profits and extensive job cuts, the oil industry is suffering, but for petrochemicals it's a mixed bag. "The whole basket of petrochemicals generally will sell at a lower price in an environment where oil prices are low," says Mark Porter, a partner with

  • Bain & Co: healthcare deal multiples will fall in 2016

    February 08, 2016 | Private Equity | Private Healthcare Investor | Media mention

    This year should produce further robust deal activity in global healthcare, but acquisition multiples may come down to finance the higher cost of debt, according to Bain & Company Partner Nirad Jain. Jain, who co-authors the firm's Global Healthcare Private Equity Report., thinks a reduction in

  • Why banks love their iPhone apps: Half as irritating, 99% cheaper

    February 04, 2016 | Digital, Banking | The Street | Media mention

    According to research from Bain & Company, visits to a US bank branch are twice as likely to annoy customers as handling transactions on a mobile device. Gerard du Toit, a Bain partner who co-authored the report, estimated that each teller transaction also costs $2 to $3, compared with a dime for

  • Regulators' emphasis on 'culture' spurs hunt to measure it

    February 04, 2016 | Financial Services | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    According to Jason Heinrich, a partner with Bain & Company, certain items can be pinpointed to make a difference in corporate culture. "We believe that having the right set of principles can trump tomes of policies," he says. Heinrich says that internal compliance officers are key in making sure a

  • The robo invasion

    February 01, 2016 | Financial Services | Best's Review | Media mention

    While many in the financial industry used to believe that the robo-adviser phenomenon was mostly a fad, these days, people are entrusting an increasing amount of money to these algorithmically-based financial solutions. "When we have done focus groups or surveys, I've been surprised by the

  • Expert: Time is right for GCC countries to lift government support on energy - Bain Dubai

    January 31, 2016 | Oil and Gas | Al Arabiya TV | Media mention

    Christophe de Mahieu, a partner with Bain & Company and the leader of Bain Middle East's Industrial Goods & Services practice, discusses the oil market with Al Arabiya TV. According to de Mahieu, it is likely that oil prices will plunge to $20 per barrel unless the productive forces of oil from

  • Bain: Digital leaders take the long view and succeed at bringing chief executives onboard

    January 28, 2016 | IT | Fierce CIO | Media mention

    Bain & Company's report found that digital leaders are willing to put in the time, be strategic and work hard to transform their companies and help them to thrive in the ever-changing digital landscape. According to Vishy Padmanabhan, a partner in Bain's Technology practice and one of the authors

  • Pharma titans seek out tech partnerships to bring big data to healthcare

    January 26, 2016 | Digital, Healthcare | BioPharma Dive | Media mention

    With the improvement of cloud computing, wirelessly-connected medical devices can help companies improve their products. Furthermore, 'smart' medical devices can give patients and doctors greater monitoring capabilities of drug use and health condition. The opportunities this presents has led to a

  • The future of health is wellness

    January 22, 2016 | Healthcare | Forbes India | Media mention

    According to Orit Gadiesh, the chairman of Bain & Company, "We simply do not have the resources to deal with global heath under the current models." The World Economic Forum session titled 'The transformation of Healthcare' aimed to address some of the burning issues around healthcare delivery and