Press and news

  • Do we live in a bubble? - Bain São Paulo

    July 10, 2013 | Real Estate | Exame | Media mention

    An exclusive study compares key indicators of the Brazilian real estate market with the countries that have experienced bubbles. The conclusion: we are in a more comfortable situation at least for now. But prices remain high, a warning sign. Full text only available in Portuguese

  • Petrobras faces challenges to reap rewards of pre-salt reserves

    July 09, 2013 | Financial Times | Media mention

    Brazil's national oil company Petrobras is developing what are the biggest oil finds in the Americas in decades - the "pre-salt" discoveries. This undertaking is the world's largest corporate capital expenditure program worth $237bn in the five years to 2017.

  • Why is it like this every year in Brazil? - Bain São Paulo

    June 12, 2013 | Airlines and Transportation | Exame | Media mention

    An exclusive study shows that the Brazil needs to build at least 21,000 kilometers of additional four lane highways to significantly increase the competitiveness of the economy. The cost: 250 billion reais. The execution timeframe: eight years. (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)

  • How national oil companies can fuel economic development

    May 06, 2013 | Oil & Gas | Oil & Gas Financial Journal

    Leading national oil companies not only channel capital, technological and operational know-how into the country, they also serve as custodians of their nation’s wealth. They guard its integrity as the country moves through economic cycles, and maintain a steady course in the quest for global

  • A plan to conquer the world - Bain São Paulo

    March 06, 2013 | Consumer Products | Exame - Nacional | Media mention

    Businessman Jorge Paulo Lemann is building a machine of multibillion dollar companies and creating an empire formed by some of the most powerful consumer brands on the planet. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Number of passengers could triple - Bain São Paulo

    February 06, 2013 | Airlines and Transportation | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The airline industry, experiencing growth nearly to two and a half times growth in the Brazilian economy, could eventually reach annual growth rates between 8-9% this decade, estimates André Castellini, partner at Bain & Company.

  • The logic of client relationship management can be applied to employees - Bain São Paulo

    October 29, 2012 | Organization | O Estado de São Paulo | Media mention

    Companies that conduct employee surveys and receive “satisfied”as a response from employees need to improve.

  • What is awaiting luxury after the Chinese cool-down - Bain São Paulo

    October 23, 2012 | Retail | Valor Econômico - Nacional | Media mention

    A study by Bain & Company says that the maturation of the Chinese market brings with it a significant challenge for companies.

  • Forces of good - Bain São Paulo

    October 03, 2012 | Exame Nacional NA | Media mention

    Despite the lack of enthusiasm regarding the future of the global economy, there are still reasons to believe in its growth. Bain & Company has identified 8 trends that should add 27 trillion dollars to the global GDP by 2020. The most impactful factor in this will be the 1.