Publications

  • Supply-chain finance: The missing link

    October 14, 2017 | Financial Services | The Economist | Media mention

    Thomas Olsen, a partner with Bain & Company reckons that the supply-chain finance market is expanding by 15-25% a year in the Americas and by 30-50% in Asia, with food and retailing among the most active industries.

  • China FDA's Sovaldi nod could usher in more fast track approvals

    September 29, 2017 | Pharmaceuticals | S&P Global | Media mention

    Due to the Chinese government's recent fast tracking of certain new drugs' approval, more and more international foreign pharma companies will likely try to file applications with the China FDA, according to Phil Leung, a partner with Bain & Company in Shanghai.

  • When the Front Line Should Lead a Major Transformation

    September 26, 2017 | Bain Brief

    For the toughest changes, don’t rely on a program office to make them happen.

  • ZhongAn launches insurtech concept to world

    September 25, 2017 | Insurance | Financial Times | Media mention

    The company uses artificial intelligence and big data to assess the risk of the short-maturity products. “It has advantaged access to customers where other insurtech doesn’t,” says Richard Hatherall, a partner with Bain & Company. “It actually has many of the characteristics of big tech.”

  • Inside China's Private Wealth Boom

    September 21, 2017 | Bain infographic

    A new generation of wealthy Chinese provides opportunities—and challenges—for financial services firms. Here is how financial advisers can succeed in China.

  • Why Insurers Should Look Beyond Insurance

    September 21, 2017 | Bain Snap Chart

    In what may look like a paradox, companies are winning in insurance by offering their customers services beyond insurance.

  • How Brands Can Get Ahead of China's Tectonic Shifts in Grocery Retail

    September 20, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Like everything else in China, grocery retailing is changing at warp speed—with huge rewards for brands that quickly adapt to the new rules.

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Despite pressures to improve next quarter's stock performance, banking remains a long game, demanding a decade-long perspective. Here's how senior banking teams can incorporate the salient themes into their strategic planning.

  • Ecosystems: How Insurers Can Reinvent Customer Relationships

    September 14, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies are transforming themselves into multipurpose providers—offering suites of interconnected services that extend beyond insurance to meet the broader needs of their clients.

  • The Future of Car Sales Is Omnichannel

    September 13, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Auto makers and dealers must change their sales and operating models to meet the needs of car buyers as they shift to buy online.