Bain in the news

  • Financing and marketing needed to spur diamond market growth – Bain

    December 09, 2014 | Reuters | Media mention

    Rising demand will boost the diamond market in coming years, but challenges to growth will include access to financing and the need for increased marketing, according to Bain & Company.

  • M&A: Buyer's retort

    December 05, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    A Bain & Company study finds that the largest contributor to total shareholder return over a 10-year period came from growth in gross operating profits. Furthermore, active acquirers outperform companies that rely solely on organic growth. The least important in explaining shareholder returns?

  • Clear accountability, differential rewards are key to assessment system: James Root, Bain & Company

    December 05, 2014 | The Economic Times | Media mention

    India Inc needs to do more by way of differential rewards for their top performers, says James Root, a partner in Bain & Company's Greater China region who leads the firm's Asia-Pacific Organization practice.

  • What Bain & Co. seeks in MBA hires

    December 03, 2014 | Poets & Quants | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • A new wave of digital formats

    November 27, 2014 | Mint | Media mention

    Dunigan O'Keeffe, a partner in Bain & Company's Mumbai office, argues that while a third wave of media has shed its analog legacy, new challenges have emerged around monetization and meeting growing demand from emerging markets that are poised to leapfrog traditional media models.

  • Chinese women’s chances of busting the glass ceiling? 1 in 15, report finds

    November 27, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal China | Media mention

    Michael Thornman, partner at Bain & Company, is featured in the Wall Street Journal China RealTime Blog for findings from Bain's China gender parity study.

  • Asia-Pacific fundraising to brighten next year as market looks rosy again

    November 21, 2014 | Merger Market | Media mention

    Next year promises to be a good year for Asia Pacific private equity fundraising. According to Suvir Varma, who leads Bain & Company’s private equity practice across Asia Pacific, “Almost all of the world’s large LPs are increasing their allocations to emerging markets and Asia.”

  • Gold in the mud - Bain Buenos Aires

    November 20, 2014 | Retail | Apertura Magazine | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company's Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, due to restrictions on imports, the luxury market has undergone some changes. Local entrepreneurs have taken over the distribution of brands that left the country to avoid certain risks. (Full article only available in Spanish)

  • Romancing the stone: how to buy diamonds

    November 17, 2014 | BBC | Media mention

    Olya Linde, partner at Bain & Company, is featured by BBC for findings from Bain's 2013 global diamond study. "Rough diamond prices have risen 13% or more since the 2008 financial crisis and are now at their peak, according to Bain.

  • Mergers and acquisitions stay on torrid pace

    November 17, 2014 | Mergers & Acquisitions | USA Today | Media mention

    David Harding, partner at Bain & Company is quoted in a USA Today article on the pace and scope of mergers and acquisitions. Harding comments, "It's tough to boost top-line earnings, especially in a slow-growth environment. Companies are looking for scale and leverage.