Publications

  • Don't Forget to Prune Your Portfolio

    September 25, 2017 | Business Times

    When done well, divestitures reduce complexity and provide fuel for the company to pump back into its core.

  • 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.

  • When CFOs Are More Than Number Crunchers

    September 20, 2017 | The Business Times

    When CFOs have the time to do more strategic planning and create value, finance teams can do their best work.

  • 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.

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game - Bain Moscow

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    В ближайшие 10 лет в связи с рядом сформировавшихся в последние годы макроэкономических тенденций произойдет трансформация банковской отрасли. Как руководству банков учесть ее основные направления?

  • Spatial Economics Soon to Rock Your World

    September 17, 2017 | Shanghai Daily

    Spatial economics will hit advanced economies with full force in the coming decade, but its consequences will reverberate globally.

  • 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.