Publications

  • 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.

  • PE exits in Q3 up 12% on sharp rise in strategic sales across sectors

    October 27, 2016 | Private Equity | MINT | Media mention

    Investor sentiment towards India remains positive and it is expected to continue being a priority market. "India is very attractive to LPs now as macroeconomic conditions improve in the wake of the new government. Also, the relative attractiveness of other markets such as China and Brazil slows

  • Construction in the Time of Crisis

    August 09, 2016 | Business Standard

    Claims takeout funds and interest subvention can shore up construction companies challenged by massive unpaid claims.

  • Winning Companies Invest in Healthy Life Years

    July 27, 2016 | Bain Brief

    When literacy rates became a useful predictor of a nation’s economic prospects, the world changed. Societies realized that investing in education not only improved the lives of their citizens, it also lifted GDP, and governments got on board. Something similar is happening with healthy living.

  • Winning with India's Shoppers

    July 21, 2016 | Bain Brief

    What will it take to win in India’s consumer goods market? As consumer goods spending in India increases, it will be more important than ever to understand shopper behavior and boost household penetration across all categories.

  • Liberalization’s Lasting Impact: Rules-based Regime, Disintermediation

    July 19, 2016 | Livemint.com

    The Indian government should retreat from being a direct service provider in major sectors.

  • Diving for Pearls

    June 14, 2016 | Livemint.com

    India’s ambition to realize double-digit growth relies heavily on turbocharging its manufacturing and agricultural sectors.