Publications

  • The Bank Branch and Call Center Traffic Jam

    November 29, 2016 | Bain report

    From millennials to seniors, bank customers are still on the digital learning curve and need guidance to migrate to mobile.

  • Private Equity’s Piles of Cash Have Nowhere to Go as Prices Jump

    November 22, 2016 | Private Equity | Bloomberg Markets | Media mention

    "The supply-demand imbalance is pushing prices up to levels that are difficult to justify," said Graham Elton, a partner at Bain & Company. "To combat this, the best private equity firms are getting out well ahead of potential processes to increase their deal scrutiny."

  • Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability

    November 18, 2016 | Bain Brief

    It’s a frustrating setback—and a common one. Bain research on corporate transformation programs shows only 12% achieve or exceed their aims. For sustainability, that figure is just 2% (see Figure 1). Why? Sustainability transformations add another dimension of challenge.

  • Bayer’s Euphoria Around New Cancer Medicine Meets Skepticism

    October 18, 2016 | Healthcare | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Large pharmaceutical companies are feeling the pressure from competition with newer pharma companies, particularly in the experimental drug pipelines. These newcomers are gaining footholds in these verticals by building market share in one or two types of tumors or focusing on a technology that can

  • Brexit: Seven Opportunities for Retailers to Benefit

    October 17, 2016 | Retail | RetailWeek | Media mention

    Britain's "Brexit" vote to leave the EU has had many immediate consequences-- including the fall in Sterling. Retailers who buy product in dollars can therefore expect to experience a rise in costs. In order to mitigate this, Bain & Company partner Jonathon Ringer suggests focusing on improving

  • Bain’s David Gunn: Solving Banking’s Centuries-Old Problems

    October 10, 2016 | Insurance | Finextra.com | Media mention

    Q&A with David Gunn on block chain technology featuring findings from Bain & Company's 'Beyond the Bitcoin Hype' study.

  • Front Line of Healthcare Report 2016: The Shifting European Healthcare Landscape By the Numbers

    September 28, 2016 | Bain report

    For those providing services on the front line of healthcare in Europe, change is accelerating—and there’s no turning back. Digital technologies, cost pressure and tighter protocols are transforming care delivery.

  • Brexit could aid private equity community: Pro

    August 16, 2016 | Private Equity | CNBC Europe | Media mention

    Brexit's silver lining for private equity? Corporate acquirers and public markets playing a smaller role, says Graham Elton, a partner with Bain & Company, in this CNBC Europe interview.

  • Private equity clings to '2 and 20' fee model

    August 12, 2016 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    According to Graham Elton, the leader of Bain & Company's Private Equity practice, very few funds achieve the industry's traditional charging structure anymore. "The best funds are significantly oversubscribed and have been able to exert pricing power. Poorer performers have had to accept some

  • Air travel is still a business run on a thin margin: Expert

    August 10, 2016 | Airlines & Transportation | CNBC Europe | Media mention

    Geoffrey Weston, a partner with Bain & Company and the leader of the firm's EMEA Airlines practice, explains how frequent flyer programs help airlines make money in this CNBC Europe interview.