Publications

  • Hugh MacArthur on the Record Amount of Capital in Private Equity Funds

    February 28, 2018 | CNBC

    Bain Partner Hugh MacArthur appeared on CNBC to discuss the future of private equity.

  • Hugh MacArthur on the Challenge of Finding Undervalued Assets

    February 28, 2018 | CNBC

    Bain Partner Hugh MacArthur appeared on CNBC to discuss where investors can look to find bargains in the current environment.

  • Fortune Term Sheet: The state of private equity

    February 28, 2018 | Private Equity | Fortune | Media mention

    Bain & Company released its annual global private equity report this week, and Term Sheet caught up with lead author and Bain partner Hugh MacArthur to discuss industry trends, Trump's tax overhaul, and rising company valuations.

  • Bain & Company's MacArthur Says M&A Is Hot

    February 28, 2018 | Private Equity | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Hugh MacArthur, global head of private equity at Bain & Company, discusses the outlook for private equity and environment for M&A.

  • Bain & Co: Undervalued assets harder to find

    February 28, 2018 | Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    Hugh MacArthur, global head of private equity practice at Bain & Company, said it is getting tougher to find value but there are “bargains” to be found.

  • Dealmakers Cast Cautious Optimism While Eyeing Buyout Boom

    February 28, 2018 | Private Equity | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Investors arrived at the annual SuperReturn International Conference eager to discuss how to maintain returns while, according to Bain & Company's annual Global Private Equity Study, buyout prices set a new high last year.

  • Five Questions To Accelerate Digital In Chemicals

    February 26, 2018 | Forbes.com

    How chemicals executives can articulate a clear digital strategy and direct resources to a prioritized set of digital opportunities.

  • Global PE industry struggles to deploy capital despite fund-raising boon

    February 26, 2018 | Private Equity | The National | Media mention

    The private equity industry’s inability to put money to work as fast as it’s coming in has pushed the levels of ‘dry powder’ - sums allocated for deals by companies – to an all-time high of $633bn in uncalled capital, according to Bain & Company's 2017 Global Private Equity report.

  • Bain fights back in the battle for MBA hires

    February 26, 2018 | Financial Times | Media mention

    “It’s not my job to reach every student,” says Keith Bevans, partner with Bain & Company and the global head of consulting recruiting for the firm, who is currently wrapping up the firm’s summer internship recruitment drive. “But it is my job to enable students to reach anyone they want at Bain.”

  • Bain: Buyout Firms Need to Start Acting Like Corporates

    February 26, 2018 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    In its annual private-equity report, Bain & Company said the record levels of unspent capital concentrated in megafunds—those with more than $5 billion in capital—is bound to result in an increase in multibillion-dollar transactions.