Publications

  • The New Rules for Consumer Brands in Developing Asia

    March 28, 2016 | Consumer Products | Forbes.com

    The best consumer goods companies in emerging Asia are expanding across the region, using their low-cost positions and knowledge of local tastes to narrow the gap with Western multinationals and win in key categories.

  • The Economic Growth Trajectory of India and China

    March 22, 2016 | Strategy | Livemint.com

    Depending on which perspective you choose, the decades since 1978 have been either the best of times or the worst of times for India and China.

  • The Other Partition and the Stickiness of Labels

    March 15, 2016 | Industrial Goods & Services | Livemint.com

    While everyone knows of the Partition of India, a less-obvious second partition has cleaved India into two socioeconomic halves: one progressive and forward-looking; the other stagnating and stuck in the past.

  • Energy Efficiency Need Not Be a Distant Goal

    March 15, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Gulf News

    Companies in energy, manufacturing, financial services and other industries stand to benefit from efforts to reduce energy consumption in the world’s fast-growing economies, provided they understand where the opportunities lie.

  • Ready, Steady, Start-Up

    March 08, 2016 | Organization | Livemint.com

    India ranks third globally in the number of start-ups and is among the fastest growing start-up ecosystems.

  • Strategic Planning That Produces Real Strategy

    February 10, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Is your planning process a competitive weapon or a waste of time? The best companies at strategic planning treat it as a critical capability and are able to turn it into a competitive weapon by following five key principles.

  • 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.