Publications

  • UK film industry squeezed by subscription VOD giants digital onslaught

    September 26, 2017 | Telecommunications | S&P Global | Media mention

    Amazon, Netflix, HBO and a host of other less traditional content producers that are actively producing high-quality, original content in a range of genres, for audiences in the U.S. and internationally, have fueled "intense competition for stand-out, original programming," said Alex Bhak, a

  • Customer Behavior and Loyalty in Insurance: Global Edition 2017

    September 14, 2017 | Bain report

    Insurers have long struggled to attract and retain customers. They do business in a highly competitive marketplace, and they sell a product that many consumers consider to be a commodity.

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch a Success

    September 06, 2017 | Pharmaceuticals | Bain Brief

    Bain research shows successful pharmaceutical companies are overhauling their approach to drug launch—and they do three things right.

  • European banking landscape increasingly polarized, says analyst

    September 06, 2017 | Banking | CNBC | Media mention

    Strong banks have been getting stronger but a number of banks could be in danger, João Soares, partner with Bain & Company, told CNBC.

  • Battle of the Banks: The Fight for Profitable Business Models in Europe

    September 04, 2017 | Bain Brief

    European banks as a whole are running hard just to stand still. Sure, in light of the higher capital buffers they have erected, the banks might appear to be fairly resilient when viewed through recent stress tests by regulators.

  • Number of European lenders in danger rises sharply

    September 04, 2017 | Banking | Financial Times | Media mention

    A new report by Bain & Company shows that the number of European banks in grave danger rose sharply last year and is now close to its 2013 level, despite extensive efforts by lenders to bolster balance sheets and profits. "The fragile banks that have not acted effectively or that delayed taking

  • The construction industry: Least improved

    August 19, 2017 | Infrastructure, Construction & Building Products | The Economist | Media mention

    Volatility in demand for construction has trained builders to curb investment. "The industry has learned through bitter experience to prepare for the next recession," says Luc Luyten, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Beyond Kumbaya: Three Steps to Manage Change and Bring People Together After a Merger

    August 07, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    If you do not invest time and resources in change management, people and cultural issues will eat all your anticipated synergies for breakfast—and your entire company for lunch.

  • Beyond Kumbaya: Three Steps to Managing Change and Bringing People Together After a Merger

    August 07, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    If you do not invest time and resources in change management, people and cultural issues will eat all your anticipated synergies for breakfast—and your entire company for lunch.

  • How to Deal with "CAVE People" Who Stand in the Way of Change

    July 25, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    How do you deal with employees who not only dig in their heels when they learn about a change program, but also encourage colleagues to resist, too?