• Rise of the Digital Phoenix

    December 30, 2016 | Digital, Technology | The Economic Times | Media mention

    The $144-billion IT-BPO sector will need to seriously reinvent itself in 2017 to deal with the likely protectionist attitude of the new administration in the US, coupled with fundamental shifts in technology. "[The] industry has to accept 8-11 per cent growth as the new normal," said Sandeep Nayak,

  • Ready, Steady, Reset & then Start Up

    December 30, 2016 | Private Equity | The Economic Times | Media mention

    From the hypergrowth of 2015 to a reality check a year later, India's entrepreneurs and investors figured ­out the hard way that what goes up must indeed come down. Madhur Singhal, a partner with Bain & Company, says that 2017 will see tempering of valuations for series A, and an increase in the

  • Investment banking revenue falls 11% to $440 million in 2016

    December 28, 2016 | Private Equity | Mint | Media mention

    According to a report by Bain & Company, PE/VC investments worth about $16 billion were recorded in 2016 across 965 deals as against $22.9 billion across 1,049 deals in 2015. This was a decline of 30% in deal value and 8% in deal volume year-on-year.

  • Private equity exits cross $10 billion in 2016: Bain & Co

    December 26, 2016 | Private Equity | Business Standard | Media mention

    Private equity (PE) firms in India returned more than $10 billion to their investors in exits in 2016, even as PE investments declined 30% to $16 billion in 2016, according to a report by Bain & Company.

  • Private equity exit deals touch a record $10bn

    December 26, 2016 | Private Equity | The Times of India | Media mention

    Private Equity in India had a record year in terms of exits in 2016. "This...should help build limited partners' (also known as sponsors) confidence about realizing returns from the Indian market," said Madhur Singhal, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • 5 Ways Uber is Tweaking Its Strategy In India

    December 22, 2016 | Automotive | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    The ride-sharing industry in the South Asian nation is already worth over a billion dollars a year between Uber and its main rival, Ola, and that figure could more than double in the next three years, according Arpan Sheth, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • The Threat Of Cyber Heists

    December 20, 2016 | Banking | The Economic Times | Media mention

    The risk of e-payments is very real for customers who do not understand how the technology works. “Just like losing a signed check leaf exposes a consumer to fraud, being negligent with passwords, card details could pose a risk in wallet or net banking transactions," said Madhur Singhal, a

  • Not So Shiny

    December 12, 2016 | Banking | Business World | Media mention

    The forecast about an upswing in the global diamond market does not consider several factors that can disrupt the diamond supply-demand balance, says a report by Bain & Company. The possibility of a cyclical recession in the US, uncertainties about the future of the EU following the Brexit

  • Domestic diamond market to be 3rd largest by 2020

    December 07, 2016 | Banking | Business Standard | Media mention

    Driving by a booming population of millennials, India is on course to become the third largest diamond market by 2020 overtaking Europe and Japan. Currently, the largest markets for diamonds are China, the US, Europe, Japan, and India, says a report from Bain & Company.

  • Private equity, venture capital deals fall 30% to $13.6 billion in Jan-Sept 2016: Report

    November 28, 2016 | Private Equity | Business Standard | Media mention

    Bain & Company provides an in-depth look at private equity in India in its latest report.