Publications

  • Plugging into Emerging Electricity Markets

    February 03, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    Companies and investors interested in global expansion in the power sector must consider a range of opportunities and risks.

  • Residential Real Estate in India: A New Paradigm for Success

    January 20, 2016 | Bain report

    India's residential real estate market hasn't had it easy in recent years. But it is undergoing a substantial shift. Understanding five fundamental dynamics will help real estate developers succeed in this changing market.

  • Smaller Asian markets to top China for deals this year

    November 12, 2015 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    For the largest markets in Asia, the outlook for private equity is robust, according to Bain & Company's Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2015. General partners expect that smaller markets in Asia such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines will top China as the most attractive

  • Bain warns Asia-focused GPs to avoid past mistakes

    November 11, 2015 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    Competition for Asia-Pacific deals will continue to be intense due to record amounts of funds ready to invest, forcing all players in the private equity industry to learn the lessons of the past and improve performance, according to the Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2015 by Bain & Company.

  • VARs: The Untapped Growth Engine for Telcos

    October 21, 2015 | Bain Brief

    The enterprise business of telecommunications faces a crisis of eroding top and bottom lines as their customers switch from margin-rich, traditional connectivity to financially less attractive IP (internet protocol) connectivity. For some telcos, acquiring a value-added reseller (VAR) might be the

  • How Developing-Market Companies Can Organize for the Next Phase of Growth

    October 07, 2015 | Bain Brief

    By adjusting their operating models, developing-market companies can address growing costs and complexity, talent gaps, and the diversions that often distract founding teams from customer priorities.

  • Thriving in the midst of uncertainty

    September 05, 2015 | The Business Times (Singapore)

    Companies that use a traditional strategy process to cope with uncertainty may find themselves playing catch-up with more nimble rivals.

  • Energy Efficiency: Opportunities in Emerging Markets

    August 26, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Governments across emerging markets are working to improve energy efficiency and reduce domestic energy consumption. Even in states rich in oil and gas, policymakers are reducing subsidies and launching efficiency programs. Energy companies, manufacturers, financial service companies and others can

  • Energy Efficiency: Opportunities in Emerging Markets

    August 26, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Governments across emerging markets are working to improve energy efficiency and reduce domestic energy consumption. Even in states rich in oil and gas, policymakers are reducing subsidies and launching efficiency programs. Energy companies, manufacturers, financial service companies and others can

  • A Strategy for Thriving in Uncertainty

    August 12, 2015 | Bain Brief

    At a time when most global markets are characterized by heavy uncertainty, traditional approaches to strategy—analyzing trends, making forecasts and committing to the "best" course of action—are often too rigid. The most effective teams balance commitment with flexibility, by isolating the