Publications

  • Bain Partner Credits UVA Darden Experience with Planting Seeds for Success

    January 25, 2017 | Newswise | Media mention

    Arpan Sheth, a partner with Bain & Company, is featured as an alum from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.

  • Budget 2017: Digital Businesses hope FM to unravel red tape

    January 24, 2017 | Digital, Financial Services | The Economic Times | Media mention

    The digital economy is set to double in three years from around $80 billion and expand to $0.5 trillion ($500 billion) in less than a decade. The catch? Digital businesses are still often covered by brick-and-mortar factory-era rules. “For the digital economy to get to its full potential, doing

  • 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