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  • How Brazil Could Unlock Billions in Trade Growth

    May 12, 2015 | World Economic Forum

    Getting Brazil's economy back on the right track may not be easy, but one major solution is to eliminate the key obstacles that limit exports in the industries with the greatest potential for improvement.

  • With minor reforms, Brazil could earn more than $84 billion per year - Bain São Paulo

    May 11, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Veja

    Brazilian commerce abroad expanded more than 10% per year over the last two decades. In 2014, however, such commerce decreased by 7%. The Brazilian economy also came to a halt: in 2014, GDP rose just 0.1%, and putting the economy back on track will not be easy.

  • The power of the small amendment - Bain São Paulo

    May 11, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Veja | Media mention

    A new World Economic Forum study describes the path for Brazil to earn $84 billion on foreign trade—and in the short term. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Six competitive advantages that mothers have at work - Bain São Paulo

    May 09, 2015 | Exame | Media mention

    In a world that is still poorly adapted to the entry of women into the workforce, the old debate over how to balance motherhood and a career remains relevant. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • CIOs aim to migrate 50% of their companies' workload to the cloud, says Bain & Company - Bain São Paulo

    May 07, 2015 | Technology | Computerworld | Media mention

    A recent study of more than 400 companies by Bain & Company revealed that companies truly seeking to reduce costs aim to move 50% of their workload to the cloud. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Crisis hits harder in Rio - Bain São Paulo

    April 19, 2015 | Oil and Gas | O Globo | Media mention

    Layoffs affect not only the extractive industries, but also petroleum services businesses. José de Sá, a partner with Bain & Company, explains that the impact on those businesses is even greater than on the extractive industry itself, since smaller companies tend to have less room to maneuver.

  • Suppliers should expand the surge of mergers in the sector - Bain São Paulo

    April 17, 2015 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Mergers and acquisitions between oil companies, such as the $70 billion purchase of the British BG by the British-Dutch Shell, are effects of the current crisis surrounding international oil prices, according to Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Diversification is the path towards improving competitiveness - Bain São Paulo

    April 08, 2015 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Bain & Company compiled the results of an extensive survey of the chemical industry that, beyond providing an analysis about business networks, identifies paths toward diversifying national production.

  • 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)

  • 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)