Financial Services Publications

  • Time is right for GCC banks to branch out

    July 30, 2010 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Services | The National

    As the fragile global economic recovery picks up momentum, many GCC companies are emerging from the downturn in a strong competitive position: they are cash-rich.

  • Resurrecting the China joint-venture

    October 16, 2008 | Mergers & Acquisitions |

    For decades the only way for foreign companies to do business in China was through joint ventures with Chinese companies. It was a perilous route-too often foreigners were kept in the dark about everything from costs to sales to who actually was running the business. Cultural conflicts flared.

  • Managing Innovation Strategy

    November 30, 1998 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    In the medical devices industry, the cost to develop just one product can exceed $100MM. Furthermore, R&D investments are still extremely risky, with only 2-7% of all pharmaceutical innovation projects ever making it to market.