Articles

  • RI conglomerates need to scale down to stay relevant in business

    October 04, 2014 | Jakarta Post | Media mention

    Southeast Asia's conglomerates, which account for more than 20% of top-listed stocks in the region, are consistently outperforming their peers in developed markets, as well as single businesses in their own markets.

  • Indonesian conglomerates warned not to under-invest amid competition

    October 02, 2014 | Jakarta Globe | Media mention

    According to a Bain & Company study, Indonesian conglomerates need to focus on developing local markets to maintain growth as the economy transforms into an emerging nation.

  • Wealth TALK: Winning through customer centricity

    October 02, 2014 | Hubbis | Media mention

    Sameer Chishty, a partner in Bain & Company's Hong Kong office, spoke at the 2014 Wealth THINK conference in Singapore on how customer experience drives competitive advantage in wealth management. In this talk, he discusses the actions that leaders in wealth management can take to increase customer

  • Marriage, family not behind erosion in women's career aspirations: Bain

    September 25, 2014 | The Business Times (Singapore) | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only

  • When women lose their career ambitions

    September 24, 2014 | Investor Daily | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only

  • Women's confidence, ambition at mid-career

    September 19, 2014 | Bisnis | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company on gender equality showed that professional women had lost their confidence and ambition mid-career. The report said that in the euphoria of graduation and starting a career, more than 40% of women entered the employment world aspiring to get to the top, compared to only

  • M&A's crack Indonesia’s mature but hot markets

    September 08, 2014 | Jakarta Globe | Media mention

    During an interview with Jakarta Globe, Sebastien Lamy, a partner in Bain & Company Southeast Asia office, explains why corporate and financial investors are betting on Indonesia’s medium- to long-term fundamentals and investing through mergers and acquisitions to access the country’s markets.

  • Banks slow in going digital: report

    September 05, 2014 | The Business Times (Singapore) | Media mention

    Many banks, including Singapore's traditional retail lenders, are still slow in implementing digital services demanded by customers, even as competition from non-traditional banks is heating up, a Bain & Company report said.

  • Chinese medical demand fuels private hospital takeovers

    August 13, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    "We are seeing a lot of interest in medtech and private hospitals but the challenge in China is that there are few large deal opportunities," says Vinit Bhatia, head of China private equity for Bain & Company.

  • Once ratified, new trade deal easing cross-border flow of goods could reduce world hunger

    August 06, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Globally, up to 1.3 billion tons of food are lost or wasted each year because of unnecessary trade barriers, and hunger is a dramatic consequence. Even cutting that figure in half would make a significant contribution to reducing world hunger.