Publications

  • Bain unveils latest Global Private Equity Report

    June 08, 2017 | Private Equity | CNBC Africa | Media mention

    Andrei Vorobyov, head of Bain & Company’s Private Equity and M&A practices in Africa, talks to CNBC Africa about Bain’s latest Global PE report.

  • Vanished! South African women are "disappearing" on the path to senior leadership, despite beginning their career with the same level of aspiration and confidence as men

    May 25, 2017 | Press release

    Bain & Company’s latest report finds the region’s rapid growth and accelerating consumer demand represent significant opportunities amid a fragmented digital ecosystem

  • Gender (Dis)parity in South Africa

    May 24, 2017 | Bain report

    Organisational and societal factors, not personal ones, deter women from the C-suite. To shift the status quo, everyone—individuals, organisational leaders and members of society—has a clear role to play.

  • Shaking South Africa's Social Norms

    May 24, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Although the data shows social norms are progressing, many women in South Africa still feel unable to rise through their company's ranks.

  • The founder-led company dilemma

    May 04, 2017 | Financial Mail | Media mention

    Founder-led companies are often more successful than those run by professional managers, who might not have the same pizzazz and passion, but may be better placed to lead in the next phase of growth.

  • Focus on Bain & Company

    April 26, 2017 | Private Equity | Classic Business | Media mention

    Bain & Company’s Andrei Vorobyov, head of Bain & Company’s PE practice in Africa, and Andrew Tymms, leader of Bain’s PE practice in London, discuss Bain’s Global Private Equity Report 2017.

  • Private equity seeks the sweet spot in Africa

    April 24, 2017 | Private Equity | Business Day | Media mention

    Private-equity firms in Africa need to ramp up value-creation efforts if they are to keep delivering attractive returns amid a challenging macro environment, says Andrei Vorobyov, head of Bain & Company's PE and M&A practices in Africa.

  • CNBC Africa panel discussion: Future of PE in Africa

    April 20, 2017 | Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    Andrei Vorobyov featured in CNBC Africa panel discussion on ‘Future of PE in Africa.'

  • Chris Brahm on Boosting Your Bottom Line with Big Data

    March 08, 2017 | CNBC Africa

    Chris Brahm appeared on CNBC Africa to discuss how companies can fully capitalize on the value of Big Data.

  • Where Bain & Co sees the opportunities in Africa

    February 01, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    African private equity has emerged as an attractive asset class, underpinned by favourable fundamental trends. However, stronger competition for deals, recent macroeconomic headwinds and operational challenges in Africa are requiring private equity funds to put greater emphasis on value creation to