World Economic Forum & Bain in the news

  • Governments need to act in cutting down supply chain barriers

    January 21, 2014 | Supply Chain Management | Economic Times | Media mention

    According to a recent report entitled "Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action," supply chain inefficiencies account for as much as 1.3 billion tons of food loss every year.

  • The big brother problem” WEF panel

    January 21, 2014 | Harvard Law School (Blog) | Media mention

    Digital surveillance and its impact on privacy rights is an important, and overwhelming topic at the World Economic Forum this year. “The Big Brother Problem” will be discussed at a panel featuring Orit Gadiesh, Chairman of Bain & Company.

  • At Davos, rising stress spurs Goldie Hawn meditation talk

    January 21, 2014 | Healthcare | Bloomberg | Media mention

    There will be 25 sessions at the 2014 World Economic Forum dedicated to discussing wellness and mental health. This is a 50 percent increase in health-related presentations from 2008. The increase is indicative of the impact that stress and unhealthiness have on business.

  • Dimon avoiding Davos limelight as fines impede bank trust

    January 21, 2014 | Banking | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amid tightening regulations and increased scrutiny, financial institutions are looking for ways to re-organize and remain profitable. New laws such as 'the Volcker Rule' in the U.S. seek to push banks away from making bets with their own money.

  • CVC sits on $20bn war chest as sector prepares for deals flurry

    January 20, 2014 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    CVC Capital Partner has amassed approximately $20bn of unspent commitment from investors in preparation for a flurry of deals this year. Private equity is gearing back up after four years of decline in the face of the financial crisis.

  • 21 quotes from Davos you should read

    February 01, 2013 | Macro Trends | | Media mention

    Bain & Company Chairman Orit Gadiesh's remark addressing risk-taking is included in's list of top quotes from last week's World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • Growing cross-border deals get closer scrutiny; Political and antitrust issues take center stage

    January 28, 2013 | Financial Services | USA Today | Media mention

    Cross-border mergers-and-acquisitions increased to a record portion of all takeovers last year. That's good news for dealmakers, but at the same time those foreign transactions have spurred tougher scrutiny from regulators and politicians.

  • Trade Official Says U.S. Wants Deal With Europe

    January 27, 2013 | Macro Trends | The New York Times | Media mention

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, European leaders call for the United States to eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers in hopes of stimulating their "ailing economies.

  • Calls for reform body in China

    January 26, 2013 | China Daily | Media mention

    Orit Gadiesh, Chairmain of Bain & Company and Chairwoman of the International advisory body of Shanghai Municipality, was interviewed in Davos about China's reforms.

  • Fed-Bank of Korea Study Refutes QE Pain Claim: Cutting Research

    January 25, 2013 | Supply Chain Management, Public Sector & Government | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Research from Bain & Company, the World Economic Forum, and the World Bank has concluded that "Global GDP and exports could increase by a combined $4.2 trillion if countries removed just two supply chain hurdles.