Private Equity Publications

  • Nirad Jain: Healthcare Deal Making and the Power of Category Leadership

    April 15, 2015 | Bain video

    Healthcare companies have more to gain from pursuing category leadership, whether by acquiring assets that expand a company's footprint or by divesting non-core businesses, says Partner Nirad Jain in this short video.

  • Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2015

    April 15, 2015 | Healthcare | Bain report

    In 2014, investors faced steep valuations, thanks to strong financial markets, strategic buyers' deep pockets and the large number of healthcare investors competing to put dry powder to work. Despite the difficulties, healthcare offers some undeniable strengths.

  • Flush with Cash, Private Equity Investors Look for Next Big Fund Opportunity

    April 14, 2015 | Forbes.com

    An exceptional year for exits in 2014 left limited partners eager to top up their allocations to private equity, but many remained highly selective in the commitments they were prepared to make.

  • Capital Superabundance is Here to Stay in Private Equity

    April 09, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Private equity’s impressive rebound from the downturn subsequent to the 2008 global financial crisis has been a manifestation of the enormous expansion of financial assets that have been building up in the global economy for more than 25 years.

  • Private Equity Investors Ride Bull Market to Record Exits in 2014

    April 07, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Optimism was high on the private equity exit front going into 2014, but exits shattered even the lofty expectations of an industry primed for a good year.

  • Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2015

    April 06, 2015 | Bain report

    Private equity in the Asia-Pacific region broke out of a two-year slump in 2014 and posted its best across-the-board performance to date. The industry continues to move through a difficult multi-year transition. But as returns improved and investors became cash-flow positive for the first time, the

  • Private Equity Going Strong, but Still Wrestles with High Prices, Economic Concerns

    April 02, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Bain's 2015 Global Private Equity Report indicates a positive landscape for private equity in the year to come.

  • Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2015

    March 10, 2015 | Bain report

    The private equity industry faces major challenges in 2015 and beyond, but five building blocks can help firms create value across their portfolio holdings.

  • 2014: A positive year for private equity - Bain Mexico City

    November 14, 2014 | Private Equity | El Universal

    The global private equity (PE) market continues to expand and prosper, benefiting from favorable macroeconomic forces. In Mexico, the perspective is just as encouraging. Economic reforms, particularly in energy and telecom, have generated opportunities that are attracting the attention of the

  • Is Asia-Pacific private equity on the rebound?

    August 12, 2014 | The Business Times (Singapore)

    After a two-year slumber following a decade of record capital inflows, private equity in the Asia-Pacific region posted a surprisingly strong start in 2014. However, the early-year surge lacked breadth and was dominated by a number of megadeals.