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  • How Brazil Can Raise the Value of Its Chemical Industry

    January 27, 2016 | Chemicals |

    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)

  • How to leverage the benefits of the cloud - Bain São Paulo

    October 08, 2015 | Technology | Decision Report

    A recent Bain & Company survey of more than 400 companies shows that companies place, on average, only 18% of their data in the cloud. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brazil's troubles belie active investing

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

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • The demand for oil has changed hands - Bain São Paulo

    September 29, 2015 | Oil and Gas | CartaCapital | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Jose de Sa says demand for oil has diminished in China, along with the soft landing of the Chinese economy. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Low fidelity - Bain São Paulo

    September 22, 2015 | Consumer Products | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    English Low fidelity Folha de S. Paulo Latin American consumers are

  • How a leader decides in the middle of crisis - Bain São Paulo

    September 08, 2015 | Época Negócios

    The main mistakes that leaders make while making decisions in the middle of a crisis are inaction and impulsiveness, according to Bain Partner Jean-Claude Ramirez.

  • What can be done - Bain São Paulo

    August 13, 2015 | Exame | Media mention

    In exclusive study for Exame, Bain & Company shows that there is much to gain from privatization in several industries. (Full article only available in Portuguese)