Private Equity Publications

  • Asia-Pacific Private Equity Report 2016

    March 31, 2016 | Bain report

    The Asia-Pacific private equity industry posted one of its strongest years on record in 2015, but a slower growth environment presents challenges in 2016 and beyond.

  • Private Equity in Asia-Pacific: Diverse markets, different outlooks

    March 31, 2016 | Bain infographic

    A look at the private equity highlights from 2015 and the outlook going forward in Greater China, India, Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan, and Australia.

  • Cash Floods Create a Fundraising Bonanza in Private Equity

    March 30, 2016 | Private Equity |

    Private equity firms that set out to raise new funds in 2015 encountered some of the best conditions they had seen in years.

  • Competition Requires Private Equity Funds to Get Creative in Deal Making

    March 29, 2016 | Private Equity |

    Four distinct themes emerged that capture the year's unique combination of competitive pressures as general partners sought to find ways to deploy a record $1.31 trillion in uninvested dry powder they are sitting on.

  • New Private Equity Plays for Putting Money to Work

    March 25, 2016 | Private Equity |

    New private equity funds are closing faster and the share of those that met or exceeded their fund-raising targets was higher than at any time since the precrisis boom of 2007.

  • Strong Exits and High Demand Propel Private Equity Fund-Raising

    March 24, 2016 | Private Equity |

    General partners setting out to raise new funds in 2015 encountered some of the best conditions they had seen in years.

  • The Private Equity Shakeout That Didn't Happen

    March 23, 2016 | Private Equity |

    The global financial meltdown was a difficult time for private equity, but the industry withstood the maelstrom better than expected in one crucial respect.

  • After a Solid Year, Private Equity Firms Prepare for Challenges Ahead

    March 22, 2016 | Private Equity |

    The global economic expansion showed signs of strain amid continued record-low interest rates, feverish competition that had investment multiples skirting record highs and increased volatility in public equity markets, presenting many challenges in 2015. Yet PE turned in another surprisingly solid

  • Editor for a day: Investments - Bain Buenos Aires

    February 24, 2016 | Private Equity | Revista Apertura

    Bain Partner Federico Eisner writes about the industries that benefit the most from the new economic cycle. From financial services to e-commerce, he explores the most attractive opportunities for investors. (Full article only available in Spanish)

  • Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2016

    February 22, 2016 | Bain report

    Bain's annual Global Private Equity Report offers a comprehensive view of the challenges that private equity investors face following a decade of volatility and change, as well as what it will take to succeed in 2016.