Publications

  • Customer Behavior and Loyalty in Insurance: Global Edition 2016

    September 14, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Current digital tools are creating opportunities in customer loyalty beyond basic coverage.

  • Segment-of-One Marketing: Steps to Follow to Make It Pay Off

    September 14, 2016 | The Business Times (Singapore)

    With the proliferation of smart phones and Big Data, the "segment of one" marketing and sales approach is rapidly becoming a reality.

  • China set to invest $100 billion in semiconductors: Bain

    August 31, 2016 | Technology | CNBC | Media mention

    China wants to invest in semiconductors because it manufactures only up to 15% of its domestic demand, says Bain & Company Partner Florian Hoppe.

  • China Chases Chip Leadership

    August 24, 2016 | Bain Brief

    As China seeks to play a larger role in the global semiconductor market, established players should pay close attention and take a proactive strategic approach.

  • The Private Equity Answer to Uncertainty: Thematic Investing

    August 22, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Private equity firms find themselves facing a perilously uncertain landscape. But leading firms are getting ahead by focusing on emerging macro forces through thematic investment.

  • Digital Opportunities for Chemical Producers

    August 10, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Executives in the chemical industry, awash with digital possibilities, need to identify and focus on those that will help them meet customer needs.

  • How Uber Plans to Avoid Getting Didi-ed in India

    August 04, 2016 | Technology | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Uber is upping its game in India and Southeast Asia following its retreat from China. Its competitors in the regions are "nowhere close on cash position," said Florian Hoppe, a Singapore-based Bain & Company partner focused on technology and telecom. Other ride-hailing services will "face tough

  • Suvir Varma: Record Results, Gathering Clouds in Asia-Pacific Private Equity

    July 08, 2016 | Bain video

    Suvir Varma, leader of Bain's Asia-Pacific Private Equity practice, discusses three themes that will help investors in the shifting market.

  • Uber Rival Grab Gains Ground in Southeast Asia

    July 04, 2016 | Digital | The Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Uber is locked in major tussles with local rivals in China and India, but a homegrown upstart is winning ride-hailing turf in Southeast Asia. Florian Hoppe, a partner with Bain & Company, said "it's hard for [Uber] to tailor to unique local requirements" in the region, while Singapore-based Grab

  • Will Thailand's E-Commerce 'Cashless' Boom Disrupt Asia's Retail Market?

    June 27, 2016 | Digital, Consumer Products | Forbes | Media mention

    Thailand's e-commerce market is booming and shaping up to be one of Asia's top performers. "Through our joint research with Google, we estimate that today 11 million consumers are doing online purchases in Thailand," says Sebastien Lamy, a partner with Bain & Company and an expert in the firm's