Bain in the news

  • China briefing: The great IPO freeze

    May 02, 2013 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    Although under-valued exits are common, Bain & Company has identified a 600 company backlog that has created a 3.9 year waiting list for Chinese companies to go public.

  • Buyout Firms Lack Exit Ramp In China

    January 15, 2013 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Due to the lack of IPOs in China, private-equity firms have few options "cashing out" their Chinese investments. The other obvious option, selling to another firm, is difficult due to the few number of buyers.

  • It's time for PE firms to 'up their alpha game,' Bain & Co. says

    March 21, 2011 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Private equity is "poised for a comeback" this year, but investors need to "up their alpha game," consulting giant Bain & Company said in a press release summarizing its annual Global Private Equity report.

  • The end of the Indian summer

    March 31, 2008 | Private Equity | European Venture Capital & Private Equity Journal | Media mention

    Rapid economic growth, booming stock markets and an increasingly confident corporate sector looking for expansion have fuelled private equity activity. And while markets seemed to be going in just one direction, everyone did well.