Publications

  • The infrastructure opportunity

    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.

  • Bain & Company India Private Equity Report 2012

    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.

  • India Philanthropy Report 2012

    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.

  • Macro trends to add trillions of dollars to global GDP in 2020

    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

  • Life insurers should fix the distribution network, achieve scale to turn profitable

    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.

  • Of note: Where the action is

    October 10, 2011 | Consumer Products | Bain newsletters

    Is your global company organized to take full advantage of the rapid changes in emerging markets?

  • How to make IT spending more effective

    October 03, 2011 | IT | Bain capability brief

    Four skills can help companies reap the hoped-for benefits of their IT spending and ensure that new IT investments target the highest-impact projects.

  • India's life insurers need smarter policies for growth

    August 01, 2011 | Financial Services | Bain industry brief

    Industries in start-up mode can be innovative, scrappy and undisciplined as they scramble to grow and capture market share. Those traits have certainly characterized the rambunctious life insurance market over the past decade of India’s rapid economic expansion.

  • Why is a CEO's job so overwhelming and are there ways around it? Top Bain consultants offer advice

    March 24, 2011 | Private Equity | The Economic Times

    The job of the chief executive has expanded dramatically in recent years, both in scope and complexity. The companies they head often operate worldwide and in a business climate that has rarely been more turbulent. Instead of heading simple pyramids, they now manage intricate networks of

  • It's time for PE firms to "up their alpha game"

    March 23, 2011 | Private Equity | VC Circle

    Our view of the 2011 global PE markets must take into account not only the conflicting forces at work in 2010, but also the continued fragility of the global economic recovery and credit markets.