Press and news

  • Ready for war - Bain São Paulo

    April 07, 2016 | Exame | Media mention

    Brazilian companies will need to deploy certain tactics in order to survive one of the worst recessions in the country’s history and come out stronger than their rivals. (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)

  • Managers tend to ignore gender guidelines - Bain São Paulo

    March 16, 2016 | DCI | Media mention

    Research shows that HR departments have little influence on hiring and promotion decisions. Therefore, women are often passed over. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Women in leadership - Bain São Paulo

    March 07, 2016 | Social & Public Sector | Época Negócios | Media mention

    In and outside of the workplace, women and men face the same issues when thinking about the balance between one's career and personal life. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Founder-led companies outperform the rest - Bain São Paulo

    March 01, 2016 | Strategy | Harvard Business Review Brazil | Media mention

    Companies that maintain the Founder's Mentality as they age are four to five times more likely to be top quartile performers. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brake on sophistication - Bain São Paulo

    February 22, 2016 | Retail | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    The luxury market is down and part of this decline may be caused by consumers in emerging countries, as brands expected emerging markets to create an army of new consumers and be key business drivers. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • How Brazil Can Raise the Value of Its Chemical Industry

    January 27, 2016 | Chemicals | Forbes.com

    Brazil’s chemical industry has grown significantly over the past 15 years, but an increasing portion of growth is due to imports—an alarming trend for chemical companies and the businesses that depend on them.

  • Operational Excellence: Maintaining Focus in the $50-per-barrel World - Bain São Paulo

    October 15, 2015 | Oil & Gas | TN Petróleo

    Even before the sharp drop in prices at the end of 2014, oil and gas companies around the world were committing to profitability targets and growth that seemed difficult to reach. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • The extraction of investments - Bain São Paulo

    October 13, 2015 | Oil and Gas | Istoé Dinheiro | Media mention

    According to José de Sa, a partner with Bain & Company's Oil & Gas practice, the diversity of buyers in the industry is minimal, preventing Brazil from becoming an international player. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Health expenditure will consume 8.4% of family income - Bain São Paulo

    October 09, 2015 | Healthcare | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Spending on health and medical insurance, consultations and medicines should consume 8.4% of the budget of Brazilian families in 2020, according to a study by Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)