Publications

  • Focus on Bain & Company

    April 26, 2017 | Private Equity | Classic Business | Media mention

    Bain & Company’s Andrei Vorobyov, head of Bain & Company’s PE practice in Africa, and Andrew Tymms, leader of Bain’s PE practice in London, discuss Bain’s Global Private Equity Report 2017.

  • Private Equity Funds Will Need the Reflexes They Have Honed

    August 01, 2016 | Business Day

    As the pace of exits slows in the coming years, private equity firms can look back on the lessons learnt in 2015 and utilize the strategies that will serve them well in any exit environment.

  • Africa's private equity prospects look good long-term

    May 31, 2016 | Private Equity | Moneyweb | Media mention

    Once the darling of private equity investors, Africa no longer garners the same interest it did just a few years ago, but there remain a number of fundamental forces driving the growth of this asset class on the continent, according to Andrei Vorobyov, who leads Bain & Company's Private Equity

  • Private equity outlook for 2016

    May 20, 2016 | Private Equity | Business Day TV | Media mention

    Andrei Vorobyov and Andrew Tymms, leaders of Bain & Company's Africa and London Private Equity practices respectively, discuss the private equity outlook for 2016 and tell Stephen Gunnion of Business Day TV why a strong strategy for fundraising will be more important than ever this year as

  • Finding Novel Ways to Invest in Private Equity

    May 10, 2016 | Business Day

    With new private equity funds closing faster and reaching fundraising targets, many limited partners have been turning to novel ways to invest.

  • Best Conditions in Years to Raise New Funds Seen in 2015

    May 04, 2016 | Business Day

    Successive years of strong cash distributions supported limited partners' capacity to plow capital back into private equity across every region of the world in 2015.

  • The Downturn That Did Not Wreck Private Equity

    April 25, 2016 | Business Day

    The private equity industry withstood the maelstrom far better than commonly expected.

  • Following a Robust Year, Private Equity Firms Arm Themselves for Turbulence

    April 19, 2016 | Business Day

    With its complex interplay of fundraising, investments, exits and returns carried out on a global scale against kaleidoscopic shifts in the business cycle, credit conditions and regulatory environment, a year in private equity is a lifetime in most other industries.

  • Good Sales and Operations Planning Is No Longer Good Enough

    April 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    High-performance S&OP can stop last-minute surprises, eliminate the underlying sources of harmful variability and unlock topline growth.

  • Beyond Price: Managing Service Suppliers for Value at the Front Line

    March 30, 2016 | Oil & Gas | Bain Brief

    Contractors and suppliers make up more than half the operating costs for some oil and gas companies. With oil prices so low, careful and proactive management of supplier performance has become more important than ever. Empowering the front line to monitor the scope of work and contract terms can