• Small Business Ecosystems: Banks' Next Challenge

    March 19, 2018 | Bain Brief

    There’s a big world beyond core banking services. But do banks have the credibility and the right partners?

  • 5 Macro Trends Bankers Should Watch

    November 13, 2017 |

    Incorporating macro themes into the long-term planning process helps banks build a strategy that will accommodate a future well beyond the next few quarters.

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game - Bain Moscow

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    В ближайшие 10 лет в связи с рядом сформировавшихся в последние годы макроэкономических тенденций произойдет трансформация банковской отрасли. Как руководству банков учесть ее основные направления?

  • Banking Strategy for the Long Game

    September 17, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Despite pressures to improve next quarter's stock performance, banking remains a long game, demanding a decade-long perspective. Here's how senior banking teams can incorporate the salient themes into their strategic planning.

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.

  • Private Equity Comes To Grips with High Prices

    April 10, 2017 |

    Shadow capital is large, growing and here to stay. As a result, GPs will have to take on more risk or get more creative in putting money to work.

  • Rewriting the Private Equity Playbook to Combine Cost and Growth

    April 08, 2017 |

    A strong playbook can help private equity firms grow revenue and take out cost as quickly as possible.

  • Data Mining Your Way to Better Due Diligence in Private Equity

    April 07, 2017 |

    From scraping social media sites to mining e-commerce traffic, leading private equity firms are using web data to provide a competitive edge during due diligence.

  • New Prominence for Operational Due Diligence in Private Equity

    April 05, 2017 |

    Through the double-barreled approach of commercial due diligence and operational due diligence, private equity firms can improve their assessment of full potential.

  • Plugging Profit Leaks in Private Equity Deals

    April 04, 2017 |

    Private equity firms should be aware of four different issues can cause the bucket of profits to spring leaks.