Bain in the news

  • China Moves a Step Forward in Its Quest for Food Security

    April 05, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services | New York Times | Media mention

    The approval of antitrust food agencies in China would be seen as promising for others seeking such deals, said Dale Stafford, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • North American deals drive global investment banking fees to 10-year high

    April 04, 2017 | Financial Services | Reuters | Media mention

    “The market environment has not been as favorable since the financial crisis with equities at market tops and revived debt origination in anticipation of tightening monetary policy," said Robert Gruebner, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Dale Stafford on the State of M&A in Healthcare

    March 30, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services | Bloomberg | Media mention

    The current uncertainty surrounding the healthcare sector in the US could have adverse effects on M&A. Dale Stafford, a partner with Bain & Company's Mergers & Acquisitions practice in the Americas, appeared on Bloomberg Daybreak to discuss the opportunities for consolidation in the pharma and

  • Will Fundraising Torrent End Private-Equity’s Tech Party?

    March 28, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    The underlying economics of tech—details like profit margins, growth rates and rates of recurring revenue —make them extremely attractive to private-equity investors and justify higher deal prices than are usual in other sectors, said Read Simmons, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • American CEOs have Fallen Behind their European Peers in Adopting the Internet of Things

    March 28, 2017 | Technology | Chief Executive | Media mention

    A new Bain & Company survey of 500 executives in the U.S and Europe found 27% of European respondents said they were implementing or have already implemented IoT and associated analytics technology, compared with 18% of U.S. executives.

  • Land and ag companies trade at discount: Bain & Co.

    March 27, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | AgriInvestor | Media mention

    Fernando Martins, a partner with Bain & Company, told Agri Investor that characteristics of farm businesses, mainly their small size and infrequent turnover, make it difficult for public markets to value their assets and the investment vehicles tied to them. The Bain report, Before You Go and Buy

  • Private Equity Better Make Yingde Work

    March 27, 2017 | Private Equity | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Bain & Company's 2017 APAC Private Equity report found that firms paid record valuations to acquire assets in Asia last year, forking out headier multiples than in the U.S.

  • Wells Fargo introduces cardless ATMs across U.S. in digital push

    March 22, 2017 | Financial Services | Reuters | Media mention

    Accessible, well-designed digital offers not only provide a massive cost advantage, but also significantly improve customer loyalty, says Gerard du Toit, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • PE Panorama: If in doubt, hire Bain

    March 20, 2017 | Private Equity | AsiaAsset Management | Media mention

    Bain & Company's 2017 APAC Private Equity report indicates that sources of value in the Asia-Pacific region are shifting.

  • China private equity deal values cratered in 2016, but that's not the whole story

    March 18, 2017 | Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    Uncertainties surrounding China dented private equity confidence in 2016, resulting in a 25.8 percent fall in value of PE deals in Asia Pacific, according to a report by Bain & Company. Despite the fall, 2016 was still the second-best year for Asia Pacific, the firm noted. Kiki Yang, a partner with