Publications

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch A Success

    October 23, 2017 | IN VIVO

    The pain is becoming all too common for many pharmaceutical executives. After a decade or more of investment in drug development and clinical trials, a company launches a promising new product only to see sales fall far short of expectations.

  • Embracing the Next Energy Revolution: Electricity Storage

    October 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As battery costs decline, utilities and their customers are beginning to deploy large-scale energy storage.

  • Capital Gets a Reset

    October 02, 2017 | CFO.com

    CFOs and CEOs will need to shift their strategies to tap the abundance of available capital.

  • 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.

  • Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford

    May 24, 2017 | Firm Strategy | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company has a model for what it calls the firm of the future — a company, like Ford, facing upheaval. It argues that the leaders like Jim Hackett must keep “engine one”, the traditional core business, operating smoothly. At the same time, they must free capital to invest in “engine two”, the

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.

  • The Firm of the Future

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We’re beginning to see what the next generation of successful companies will look like.

  • Private Equity Comes To Grips with High Prices

    April 10, 2017 | Forbes.com

    Shadow capital is large, growing and here to stay. As a result, GPs will have to take on more risk or get more creative in putting money to work.

  • Rewriting the Private Equity Playbook to Combine Cost and Growth

    April 08, 2017 | Forbes.com

    A strong playbook can help private equity firms grow revenue and take out cost as quickly as possible.

  • Data Mining Your Way to Better Due Diligence in Private Equity

    April 07, 2017 | Forbes.com

    From scraping social media sites to mining e-commerce traffic, leading private equity firms are using web data to provide a competitive edge during due diligence.