• Private equity exit deals touch a record $10bn

    December 26, 2016 | Private Equity | The Times of India | Media mention

    Private Equity in India had a record year in terms of exits in 2016. "This...should help build limited partners' (also known as sponsors) confidence about realizing returns from the Indian market," said Madhur Singhal, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • 5 Ways Uber is Tweaking Its Strategy In India

    December 22, 2016 | Automotive | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    The ride-sharing industry in the South Asian nation is already worth over a billion dollars a year between Uber and its main rival, Ola, and that figure could more than double in the next three years, according Arpan Sheth, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • The Threat Of Cyber Heists

    December 20, 2016 | Banking | The Economic Times | Media mention

    The risk of e-payments is very real for customers who do not understand how the technology works. “Just like losing a signed check leaf exposes a consumer to fraud, being negligent with passwords, card details could pose a risk in wallet or net banking transactions," said Madhur Singhal, a

  • Not So Shiny

    December 12, 2016 | Banking | Business World | Media mention

    The forecast about an upswing in the global diamond market does not consider several factors that can disrupt the diamond supply-demand balance, says a report by Bain & Company. The possibility of a cyclical recession in the US, uncertainties about the future of the EU following the Brexit

  • Domestic diamond market to be 3rd largest by 2020

    December 07, 2016 | Banking | Business Standard | Media mention

    Driving by a booming population of millennials, India is on course to become the third largest diamond market by 2020 overtaking Europe and Japan. Currently, the largest markets for diamonds are China, the US, Europe, Japan, and India, says a report from Bain & Company.

  • Private equity, venture capital deals fall 30% to $13.6 billion in Jan-Sept 2016: Report

    November 28, 2016 | Private Equity | Business Standard | Media mention

    Bain & Company provides an in-depth look at private equity in India in its latest report.

  • PE exits in Q3 up 12% on sharp rise in strategic sales across sectors

    October 27, 2016 | Private Equity | MINT | Media mention

    Investor sentiment towards India remains positive and it is expected to continue being a priority market. "India is very attractive to LPs now as macroeconomic conditions improve in the wake of the new government. Also, the relative attractiveness of other markets such as China and Brazil slows

  • Boring Is Hot, If You're in Private Equity

    October 05, 2016 | Private Equity | BloombergGadfly | Media mention

    With Asia-Pacific's growth slowing, private equity firms are desperate for targets that can reap instant returns. That means cash-flow-generating companies have become all the more alluring, regardless of the sector. Bain concluded in a study this year that Asian firms are indeed attracting higher

  • Frooti, Maaza soon to face competition from Pulse

    September 17, 2016 | Consumer Products | The Times of India | Media mention

    "Extending a successful brand offers higher odds of success than building a new brand," Joydeep Bhattacharya, a partner with Bain & Company, told The Times of India. "In India, global brands such as Axe, Dove (in personal care) and Maggi (in foods) have extended to related categories, Park Avenue

  • Companies should focus on value, not price: Bain's Eric Almquist

    September 03, 2016 | Customer Strategy & Marketing | Mint | Media mention

    Bain Partner Eric Almquist discusses the '30 elements of value' in a marketplace and how brands can woo the mercurial millennials.