Publications

  • How Private Equity Is Shifting From Cost Cutting to Growth

    April 09, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Spotting growth opportunities early can help general partners bid for companies more confidently, generate more value post-acquisition and exit more easily.

  • How Commercial Excellence Jump-Starts Growth in Private Equity

    March 28, 2018 | Bain Brief

    In 2014, Swedish private equity firm EQT turned its sights on Bureau van Dijk (BvD), a global information services provider headquartered in Amsterdam.

  • Kelner’s Take: The Public-Private Energy Venture’s Marriage of Convenience

    February 09, 2018 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    For investment managers, joint ventures are “an opportunity to deploy capital in big chunks,” said Ethan Phillips, a partner with Bain & Company. In some cases, joint ventures with public oil-and-gas companies also give firms exposure to seasoned management teams and businesses with established

  • Global Private Equity Report 2017

    February 27, 2017 | Bain report

    Bain's annual Global Private Equity Report highlights how leading PE firms have begun adapting to a demanding environment.

  • Private Equity in Mexico Feels Chill of Trump’s Tough Nafta Stance

    January 03, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Fears Mexico’s economy will suffer if the president-elect carries out his vow to review—and potentially revoke—the North American Free Trade Agreement have started to cloud the outlook for local private-equity firms. “The main worry is fundraising." said Pino del Sesto, a partner with Bain &

  • Private Equity in Mexico Feels Chill of Trump’s Tough Nafta Stance

    January 03, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Fears Mexico’s economy will suffer if the president-elect carries out his vow to review—and potentially revoke—the North American Free Trade Agreement have started to cloud the outlook for local private-equity firms. “The main worry is fundraising." said Pino del Sesto, a partner with Bain &

  • Healthcare M&A deal value reaches a record-breaking $546 billion in 2015 – more than twice the average annual value of the previous decade

    April 25, 2016 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity | Press release

    Bain & Company's new report identifies several trends that are shifting the way healthcare is delivered and triggering industry consolidation; pursuit of category leadership is a winning strategy for weathering these changes

  • Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2016

    February 22, 2016 | Bain report

    Bain's annual Global Private Equity Report offers a comprehensive view of the challenges that private equity investors face following a decade of volatility and change, as well as what it will take to succeed in 2016.

  • 2014: A positive year for private equity - Bain Mexico City

    November 14, 2014 | Private Equity | El Universal

    The global private equity (PE) market continues to expand and prosper, benefiting from favorable macroeconomic forces. In Mexico, the perspective is just as encouraging. Economic reforms, particularly in energy and telecom, have generated opportunities that are attracting the attention of the

  • Mexico: latest private equity hotspot

    September 26, 2013 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    Public debt is low, inflation is tame at less than 4% and GDP is expected to keep growing annually in the 3% to 4% range, powered by strong exports and a growing domestic market. Demographic data suggests these trends will continue.