Publications

  • The Digital Challenge through a Private Equity Lens

    April 11, 2018 | Forbes.com

    To achieve top performance in the future, private equity firms will need to effectively measure digital’s impact on industries and companies.

  • Are Longer Holding Periods the Wave of the Future in Private Equity?

    April 02, 2018 | Forbes.com

    It’s too soon to say how much capital long-hold funds will ultimately attract. But for institutional investors with long investment horizons, steering some capital to long-hold funds could be a welcome change.

  • Can Private Equity Beat Corporate Buyers at Their Own Game?

    March 29, 2018 | Forbes.com

    There’s no reason private equity shouldn’t claim a bigger share of the M&A market. Beating corporate rivals to the punch may be a powerful way to gain some ground.

  • It's a Seller's Market for Private Equity Funds

    March 26, 2018 | Forbes.com

    With public markets strong and asset valuations high, private equity funds took advantage of a seller’s market in 2017.

  • Can Private Equity Put Record Capital Flows To Work?

    March 20, 2018 | Forbes.com

    The global private equity industry posted another solid year in 2017. Moving forward, general partners will need to find new ways to generate growth and underwrite value as they seek to justify persistently high prices for target companies.

  • Private equity groups under pressure to take ‘riskier’ bets

    March 04, 2018 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    Buyout firms are pursuing large public companies at their fastest pace, with deals totaling $180 billion last year, according to Bain & Company. Graham Elton, a partner with Bain, said the big question troubling the industry is “when does the music stop”?

  • Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2018

    February 26, 2018 | Bain report

    In Bain & Company's 2018 Global Private Equity Report, we highlight how the best firms are building capabilities to thrive in this tough new environment.

  • The Coming Shakeout in Trust and Corporate Services

    July 06, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Emerging leaders have made explicit strategic choices about where to play and how to market their services.

  • 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.

  • China outbound M&A to keep growing: Bain

    April 17, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    The retraction in Chinese M&A due to capital control is only a short-term phenomenon, according to Weiwen Han, a partner with Bain & Company.