Publications

  • Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2016

    March 31, 2016 | Bain report

    The Asia-Pacific private equity industry posted one of its strongest years on record in 2015, but a slower growth environment presents challenges in 2016 and beyond.

  • 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