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February 20, 2013
| Utilities and Alternative Energy | Bain Brief
Having seen few benefits from the breakup of generation, transmission and retail service, many utility executives now wonder if expanding back into these markets might offer lower transaction costs, better hedging or other advantages. Bain’s analysis suggests that, while integration offers
November 29, 2012
| Consumer Products | Bain Brief
The race to create categories and subcategories may be your best option in emerging markets. Here’s how winners set the pace.
October 05, 2012
| Consumer Products | The Economic Times: Corporate Dossier
Even though Africa remains fragmented with over 50 countries, the emergence of trading blocs has dramatically improved the business environment. Moreover, a new consumer class is emerging so quickly that total consumer spending is expected to double by 2020. Consumer product companies not yet in
August 28, 2012
| Strategy | Bain Brief
A bold ambition and a clear, well-understood strategy— a strategy reflecting a founder’s vision and showing a clear path to leadership—are the foundation of success in new markets.
June 11, 2012
| Industrial Goods and Services | Financial Express
By identifying the barriers to profitability, construction firms in India can fulfill the promise inherent in the sweeping opportunity before them, for themselves and their shareholders.
May 07, 2012
| Private Equity | Bain report
In this third edition of Bain's India Private Equity report, we highlight the key trends that shaped the PE industry in 2011 and closely examine industry expectations for 2012 and beyond.
March 19, 2012
| Social and Public Sector | Bain report
Too many individuals have been excluded from India’s economic boom over the past decade—the country is simultaneously home to one of the world’s fastest-growing HNWI populations and one in three of the world’s malnourished children.
December 19, 2011
| The Economic Times
Behind the dire headlines and marketplace frictions, a handful of macro trends are at work, according to a Bain & Company study of macro trends to 2020. Cumulatively, these macro trends will add up to $27 trillion in global GDP growth, which will swell to $90 trillion by 2020, 40% larger than
November 12, 2011
| Financial Services | The Economic Times
Industries in start-up mode can be innovative, scrappy and undisciplined as they scramble to grow and capture market share. Those traits have characterized the rambunctious life of the India's insurance market.
October 10, 2011
| Consumer Products | Bain newsletters
Is your global company organized to take full advantage of the rapid changes in emerging markets?