Bain in the news

  • Exxon underlines downstream values

    April 30, 2015 | Oil and Gas | The Times | Media mention

    , the leader of Bain & Company's Oil & Gas practice, told The Times, "As we start to see the impact [of lower prices], oilfield services and pure upstream players are harder hit, while those with downstream and long-term gas are benefiting from a natural hedge against falling oil prices.

  • Private equity's awesome year in China

    April 27, 2015 | Private Equity | Nikkei Report | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, equity funds' total exit value from greater China stood at about $61 billion in 2014, having more than tripled from the previous year.

  • The World in 2025

    April 27, 2015 | Macro Trends | | Media mention

    Karen Harris, the director of Bain & Company's Macro Trends Group, participated in a panel on 'The World in 2025' at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

  • A remarkable turnaround at Regis College

    April 26, 2015 | Higher Education | The Boston Globe | Media mention

    A little more than a decade ago, Regis College appeared on the verge of closing after years of losing students and money; now, the school is in the first stages of a $75 million expansion and upgrade of its facilities.

  • Going, going... wait, what? Buyout shops find auction wins elusive

    April 24, 2015 | Private Equity | The Deal | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company's Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2015, the dearth of large $1 billion-plus deals and the crowds gathering at auctions, large funds have invested down-market, acquiring early-stage and middle market assets.

  • On-demand delivery the next battlefield in competition: Peter Guarraia

    April 22, 2015 | Supply Chain Management | Mint | Media mention

    Peter Guarraia, a leader in Bain & Company's Performance Improvement practice, discusses how Indian firms should focus on digitization to build supply chain and on-demand as the next big thing in e-commerce.

  • Are Chinese falling out of love with their cars?

    April 21, 2015 | Automotive | CNN | Media mention

    A recent report by Bain & Company suggested that even though China's love affair with the car began late, it may already be souring. Of 2,137 people surveyed, some 40% said cars were losing their appeal as a status symbol.

  • Car babes banned? China wants eyes on cars not models at auto show

    April 20, 2015 | Automotive | CNN | Media mention

    However, according Bain's China New Mobility Study 2015, congested and chaotic roads, restrictions on the number of new vehicle license plates and a shortage of residential parking space may trigger a backlash against car ownership.

  • Will the U.S. say yes to a 'Made in China' car?

    April 20, 2015 | Automotive | CNN | Media mention

    Volvo says it will begin exporting vehicles made in a factory in southwest China to the United States next month, the first time Chinese-built passenger cars will roll into American showrooms.

  • Crisis hits harder in Rio - Bain São Paulo

    April 19, 2015 | Oil and Gas | O Globo | Media mention

    Layoffs affect not only the extractive industries, but also petroleum services businesses. José de Sá, a partner with Bain & Company, explains that the impact on those businesses is even greater than on the extractive industry itself, since smaller companies tend to have less room to maneuver.