Publications

  • Full Potential Oil Refining in a Challenging Environment

    September 21, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Refiners have enjoyed comparatively good times as the rest of the oil industry suffered, but they should prepare for a more competitive season ahead.

  • Global Digital Insurance Benchmarking Report 2015

    July 15, 2015 | Bain report

    Bain’s new benchmark survey of 70 property and casualty insurers and life insurers worldwide finds that four pathways can help companies realize digital success.

  • Agribusiness in Mercosur: transformations of the past and promises for the future - Bain Buenos Aires

    September 01, 2013 | Agribusiness | Bain Brief

    In less than thirty years Mercosur has become a major world power in the export of agricultural crops. Understanding what factors enabled this transformation is a fundamental step to take part in the business opportunities that will arise hereafter.

  • The focused company

    June 28, 2012 | Performance Improvement | Bain Brief

    When companies attack complexity, they nearly always begin with a specific pain point, an element of the business that seems to be costing too much or causing some kind of delay. What they find, often, is that they don’t want to stop there. Bringing focus to one dimension of the company typically

  • The focused company - Bain Buenos Aires

    June 28, 2012 | Performance Improvement | Bain Brief

    When my colleagues and I assess a company, we often begin by asking executives to answer five questions. It’s a quick test that helps us identify possible trouble spots. You can try it yourself: How would you respond to each of the following?

  • Are you ahead of the curve in emerging markets?

    October 07, 2011 | Financial Services | Bain industry brief

    Revenue growth in emerging markets has outpaced global growth by up to 10 times for multinational players, Bain research finds, and profitability in these regions is equal to or higher than global averages. But as companies race to capture their share of this booming growth, they are discovering