Press and news

  • Foreigners expect changes before they re-invest, says consultancy - Bain São Paulo

    May 26, 2016 | Private Equity | Media mention

    Investors are waiting for concrete improvements in Brazil’s economy before they return to pumping money into the country. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • On the back foot - Bain São Paulo

    March 23, 2016 | Private Equity | Exame | Media mention

    A Bain & Company study of about 100 global funds in Brazil found that only 20% consider the country to be a good place to invest over the next two years. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brazil's troubles belie active investing

    September 29, 2015 | Private Equity | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

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  • More than one trillion dollars to be invested - Bain São Paulo

    March 26, 2015 | Private Equity | Exame | Media mention

    A survey by Bain & Company indicates that investment funds worldwide began the year with $1.2 trillion, consisting of fundraising, leftover money from previous funds and equity sales. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brazil attracts interest abroad, says consulting firm - Bain São Paulo

    March 26, 2015 | Private Equity | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Karen Harris, the director of Bain & Company's Macro Trends Group, says that she is surprised with the level of pessimism surrounding Brazil's economy, which she finds exaggerated and out of line with the view of foreign investors. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Large funds once again raising capital - Bain São Paulo

    April 14, 2014 | Private Equity | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Once again it is the season for private equity funds, which buy a stake in companies to raise capital. The principal firms that operate in the country resumed contact with investors to raise new funds that are predicted to reach US$10 billion. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Demand is greater than investment, claims consulting firm - Bain São Paulo

    May 21, 2013 | Private Equity | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The money that private equity funds invest in Brazil is not enough to cover the demand for operations, according to Hugh MacArthur, leader of the global Private Equity practice at Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • The new private equity map - Bain São Paulo

    April 25, 2012 | Isto É Dinheiro | Media mention

    Fund managers have US$ 1 trillion to invest and Brazil is among the top of their list of priorities. Do not be surprised if a well known company receives an injection of capital or is acquired by a private equity fund that you’ve never heard of.

  • Private equity: an unlikely resource for public companies in slow economies

    February 19, 2008 | Primary & Secondary Education | American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research | Media mention

    Orit Gadiesh and Hugh MacArthur, consultants at Bain & Company, have written authoritatively on what public companies can learn from private equity in a new book (Lessons from Private Equity Any Company Can Use, Harvard Business School Press, 2008).

  • The Bain diaspora

    November 30, 2007 | Private Equity | Private Equity International | Media mention

    Tim Sims, the former chairman and managing director of Bain's Australian and African operations states, "The really successful Bain graduate carries a blueprint for the skills which are now recognized as setting apart the highest performing funds in the private equity industry.