Articles

  • Of note: Where the action is

    October 10, 2011 | Consumer Products | Bain newsletters

    Is your global company organized to take full advantage of the rapid changes in emerging markets?

  • 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

  • Private equity opportunities in a time of global crisis

    October 05, 2011 | Private Equity | Mint

    India’s private equity (PE) sector is up in 2011 with more deals and increased value. At the global level, however, PE markets are just one major geopolitical problem or sovereign debt crisis away from being derailed. How will these contrasting local and global trends play out—and how will PE firms

  • How to make IT spending more effective

    October 03, 2011 | Information Technology | Bain capability brief

    Four skills can help companies reap the hoped-for benefits of their IT spending and ensure that new IT investments target the highest-impact projects.

  • India's life insurers need smarter policies for growth

    August 01, 2011 | Financial Services | Bain industry brief

    Industries in start-up mode can be innovative, scrappy and undisciplined as they scramble to grow and capture market share. Those traits have certainly characterized the rambunctious life insurance market over the past decade of India’s rapid economic expansion.

  • PE funds to shift towards domestic sources in two years

    July 05, 2011 | Private Equity | VC Circle

    Investors’ appetite for more Indian exposure remains strong to date and PE firms are eager to nourish it.

  • India Philanthropy Report 2011

    June 28, 2011 | Social & Public Sector | Bain Brief

    India is now one of the leaders in charitable private giving among developing nations, and a Bain study predicts that Indian philanthropy will grow significantly in the years to come.

  • Bain & Company India Private Equity Report 2011

    April 12, 2011 | Private Equity | Bain report

    Indian private equity stands poised to enter its second major decade and far exceed the remarkable growth and contributions to the development of India's economy it made during its first.

  • Sales and channel effectiveness: How leaders get the most out of their salesforce

    March 31, 2011 | Customer Strategy & Marketing | Bain video

    For companies focused on growth, one of the biggest opportunities is making sales more productive. But running a company's sales engine at peak performance takes more than a tune-up. And no selling organization can afford the luxury of taking the engine apart for an extended overhaul.

  • Why is a CEO's job so overwhelming and are there ways around it? Top Bain consultants offer advice

    March 24, 2011 | Private Equity | The Economic Times

    The job of the chief executive has expanded dramatically in recent years, both in scope and complexity. The companies they head often operate worldwide and in a business climate that has rarely been more turbulent. Instead of heading simple pyramids, they now manage intricate networks of