Publications

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.

  • Trends: PE deal values rebound in Southeast Asia

    May 09, 2017 | Private Equity | The Edge | Media mention

    After a subdued 2015, private equity (PE) deal values in Southeast Asia rebounded 14% to US$6.8 billion last year, according to Bain & Co’s annual Southeast Asia Private Equity Report published on April 21. This compares with the average of just US$4.8 billion from 2011 to 2015. Last year, less

  • PE players becoming more sophisticated in deal sourcing in Asean: Sebastien Lamy, Bain

    May 07, 2017 | Private Equity | Deal Street Asia | Media mention

    The south-east Asian region is likely to see a spurt in private equity activity due to a rise in fund-seeking enterprises, succession issues and principals’ growing comfort with the PE model, according to Sebastien Lamy, a partner in Bain & Company.

  • What's driving healthcare PE deals in Asia?

    April 28, 2017 | Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    Vikram Kapur, a partner with Bain & Company, says demographics, including an older population and increased incidence of chronic disease, are driving deals in Asia.

  • China's Enduring Desire for 'Brand Australia'

    April 25, 2017 | Forbes.com

    Chinese consumers have generated massive demand—and a thriving market—for Australian products. Consumer brands that hope to benefit from this huge opportunity should give thoughtful attention to four critical steps.

  • Robust deal flow' in S-E Asia's private equity market

    April 24, 2017 | Private Equity | The Straits Times | Media mention

    Experts at management consultancy Bain & Company and the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA), which jointly released the report, said this year is likely to be another good one for the industry. "We're not yet at the peak levels we saw just before or around the global

  • Private equity transactions in S-E Asia rebounded in 2016: report

    April 22, 2017 | Private Equity | The Business Times Singapore | Media mention

    Private equity (PE) activity in South-east Asia rebounded in 2016 to reach nearly US$7 billion in deal value - spurred by a recovery in Malaysia from "a record low" in 2015. According to Bain & Company's latest annual South-east Asia Private Equity Report, the US$7 billion is up from the US$4.8

  • Malaysian rally helped Southeast Asian private equity market grow in 2016, says Bain’s

    April 21, 2017 | Private Equity | The Edge | Media mention

    A rebound in the Malaysian private equity (PE) market in 2016 contributed to an improvement in overall PE deal value in Southeast Asia, said Bain & Company. “PE markets in Southeast Asia are steadily improving due to a larger pool of targets and more robust general partner networks,” said Sebastien

  • Investor education vital to attracting more high-growth tech companies to SGX

    April 21, 2017 | Private Equity | The Straits Times | Media mention

    More can be done to make it more attractive for high-growth tech firms to list on the Singapore bourse, including educating retail investors about such companies, said Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA) chairman Jeffrey Chi. Dr Chi was speaking at the launch of the

  • SEA private equity investments boosted by interest in Internet sector: Bain & Co report

    April 21, 2017 | Private Equity | The Strait Times | Media mention

    South-east Asia's private equity and venture capital market saw robust deal flow last year after a subdued 2015, buoyed by strong interest in Internet and consumer-related sectors, according to a new report by consultancy Bain & Company