Publicaciones mundiales

  • From Ugly Duckling to EnVogue: Commerzbank Luring Suitors

    September 22, 2017 | Banking | Bloomberg | Media mention

    “The German [banking] market continues to be very difficult in comparison to many European countries,” said Dirk Vater, a partner with Bain & Company. “Margins are thin thanks to strong competition, fragmentation and very price sensitive retail clients.”

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Buell’s Take: It’s a Great Time to Be German, Unless You’re a Banker

    January 06, 2017 | Banking | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    A new study from Bain & Company argues that Germany has too many banks, which don’t earn enough money and employ too many people. Wilhelm Schmundt, a partner with Bain, says that Germany could cut some of its 30,000 bank branches without harming customer service.

  • 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.

  • Retail Banks: Manage for Glory or Cash?

    July 14, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Many retail banks have traditionally kept their options open with an "all of the above" approach to preparing for the future. But it's time to make tough strategic choices about how to meet the challenge of insurgent competitors and capture new profit pools.

  • Bain & Company's Vater on Digital Banking

    May 15, 2016 | Digital, Banking | Bloomberg TV | Media mention

    Dirk Vater, a partner with Bain & Company, discusses digital banking in the Middle East, the challenges banks face and the outlook for banking in Africa with Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Markets Middle East."

  • Corporate and Investment Banks Search for Light at the End of the Cycle

    May 11, 2016 | Bain Brief

    A structural upheaval in corporate and investment banking has raised existential questions for banks. Those that are able to adapt now to these disruptions stand a better chance of defending and even expanding their franchises.

  • Is Private Equity the Bridge to Bring European Banks to Safer Shores?

    May 11, 2016 | Bain Brief

    As big banks face regulatory and economic pressures, private equity, with ample capital and expertise, may be just what the banking industry needs.

  • How Banks Can Win the New Regulatory Endgame

    January 20, 2016 | Strategy, Financial Services | Forbes.com

    The financial industry almost pushed the global economy off a cliff in 2008, and taxpayers had to bail out multiple banks.