Articles

  • Alibaba's Ma says data resource is oil, water of the future

    October 14, 2015 | IT, Technology | BloombergBusiness | Media mention

    Chinese cloud computing companies are likely to face skepticism about data and Internet security globally. "The largest markets will still be in the US, Europe and Japan," said Steven Lu, a Shanghai-based partner with Bain & Company. "These places in the foreseeable future will continue to have

  • Alibaba opens second U.S. data center in $1 billion cloud push

    October 09, 2015 | IT, Technology | BloombergBusiness | Media mention

    Chinese cloud computing companies will most likely need to compete for local business to reach scale, said Steven Lu, a Shanghai-based partner with Bain & Company. "When Chinese companies go overseas, following the diaspora of Chinese companies might be a good first step," Lu said. "Yet the

  • China's consumers: Doughty but not superhuman

    September 26, 2015 | Consumer Products | The Economist | Media mention

    A study of Chinese consumers by Bain & Company found that foreign brands lost market share in the majority of categories of cheap consumer goods last year. In more sophisticated products, domestic companies are also elbowing into territory once dominated by international players.

  • Chinese manufacturing remains second to none

    September 12, 2015 | Industrial Goods & Services | The Economist | Media mention

    China's "Made in China 2025" manufacturing plan might succeed on its more modest goals, says Stephen Dyer, a partner in Bain & Company's Shanghai office.

  • China: Between 2010 and 2014, the number of wealthy people doubled - Bain Santiago

    September 10, 2015 | Pulso | Media mention

    In spite of the fact that the second largest economy in the world continues to decelerate, the number of millionaires in China has been increasing rapidly. (Full article only available in Spanish)

  • How will China's economy affect you?

    July 28, 2015 | Macro Trends | MSNBC | Media mention

    , the managing director of Bain & Company's Macro Trends Group, joins MSNBC's the Cycle to discuss the impact of China's stock market crash on the US.

  • SWFs evolving into competitors from clients

    July 13, 2015 | Private Equity | Pensions & Investments | Media mention

    Sovereign wealth funds continue to expand in-house management capabilities, a trend that could see them morphing into competitors or collaborators from clients.

  • Digital China Boom

    July 08, 2015 | CEO Forum

    As China's e-commerce market evolves, the most successful retailers and brands will be those that invest to engage with customers at all three stages of this journey.

  • How Transport is Changing in China

    June 22, 2015 | World Economic Forum

    As rapid urbanization transforms China’s urban mobility landscape, car owners are increasingly forced to contend with deteriorating driving conditions and tighter regulations, making car ownership in these large urban areas more expensive and less convenient and safe—hence, less attractive.

  • China hospitals: Complicated prescription

    May 19, 2015 | Private Equity | Asian Venture Capital Journal | Media mention

    , a partner in Bain & Company's Hong Kong office and co-author of Bain's Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2015, "Recent liquidity events have given people confidence and they're seeing the value creation opportunity."