Publications

  • Four Tactics for Creating Value in Private Equity

    April 08, 2016 | Forbes.com

    Many leading private equity firms are beginning to recognize that a solid portfolio value-creation program needs to flow organically from a firm’s unique strategy and values.

  • Gulf private equity focus is on growth capital

    April 15, 2008 | Private Equity | Emirates Business 24x7 | Media mention

    Companies in the region have reached a size that they now need to restructure away from centralised control of a typical family-run business, according to Bain, a global consulting firm that advises business clients on strategy, operations, organisation and mergers and acquisitions.

  • The new masters of the universe

    July 26, 2005 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal

    SIXTEEN YEARS after Kohlberg Kravis Roberts made its storied $25 billion bid for RJR Nabisco, private equity firms are again big news. A consortium including KKR snapped up Toys "R" Us, and a group led by Silver Lake Partners is offering a whopping $11 billion for SunGard Data Systems.

  • Value acceleration: Lessons from private-equity masters

    May 31, 2002 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity | Harvard Business Review

    The most successful private-equity firms regularly spearhead dramatic business transformations, creating exceptional returns for their investors. To understand how those firms do it, the authors studied more than 2,000 PE transactions over the past 10 years and discovered that the top performers'

  • Health Care Viewpoint #9: Taking Advantage of the Turbulence in Japan: Key Challenges for Foreign Companies

    August 31, 1997 | Healthcare | Bain Brief

    Health Care Viewpoint #9: Taking Advantage of the Turbulence in Japan: Key Challenges for Foreign Companies Bain Brief By James