Publications

  • Banks Start To Crack the Small Business Ecosystem

    April 10, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Ecosystem services could hold great appeal for small and medium-size enterprises, allowing banks to strengthen and expand their role with these companies.

  • Are Longer Holding Periods the Wave of the Future in Private Equity?

    April 02, 2018 | Forbes.com

    It’s too soon to say how much capital long-hold funds will ultimately attract. But for institutional investors with long investment horizons, steering some capital to long-hold funds could be a welcome change.

  • Can Private Equity Beat Corporate Buyers at Their Own Game?

    March 29, 2018 | Forbes.com

    There’s no reason private equity shouldn’t claim a bigger share of the M&A market. Beating corporate rivals to the punch may be a powerful way to gain some ground.

  • Private Equity’s Rising Deal Values

    March 28, 2018 | The Business Times

    While funds have ample money to spend, they have too few attractive targets.

  • It's a Seller's Market for Private Equity Funds

    March 26, 2018 | Forbes.com

    With public markets strong and asset valuations high, private equity funds took advantage of a seller’s market in 2017.

  • Can Private Equity Put Record Capital Flows To Work?

    March 20, 2018 | Forbes.com

    The global private equity industry posted another solid year in 2017. Moving forward, general partners will need to find new ways to generate growth and underwrite value as they seek to justify persistently high prices for target companies.

  • 5 Macro Trends Bankers Should Watch

    November 13, 2017 | Forbes.com

    Incorporating macro themes into the long-term planning process helps banks build a strategy that will accommodate a future well beyond the next few quarters.

  • Don't Forget to Prune Your Portfolio

    September 25, 2017 | Business Times

    When done well, divestitures reduce complexity and provide fuel for the company to pump back into its core.

  • Should You Consider Divesting?

    August 26, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    When strategically selected to clean up a company's portfolio and designed to command an optimal price, divestitures can generate significant shareholder value and create a catalysing event for improving the remaining business.

  • Is Your Brand Positioned to Win in Digital?

    June 22, 2017 | Bain infographic

    With more shoppers buying on digital channels, fast-moving consumer goods companies need to rethink their e-commerce strategy. Here are four ways brands can get ahead in digital.