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Case Study

From free-fall to fast-track

This infrastructure technology company needed a turnaround strategy to reverse its financial free-fall. Bain recommended a strategy that would establish a position of strength and restructure the company for growth. The results: $100 million in annual losses were transformed into strong profits, the stock price tripled and revenues grew by 10-15 percent.

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At a Glance

  • 10-15% Increased revenues
  • 3x increase in stock price

The Full Story

The Situation

DataSoftCo* needed a turnaround strategy to reverse its financial free-fall.

Our Approach

To increase accountability and restore profitability, DataSoftCo needed to evolve from an infrastructure company to an application software company serving its core customer base.

Our Recommendations

After creating a path to profitability, Bain recommended a growth strategy based on the application software business.

The Results

Since Bain's involvement, DataSoftCo has transformed $100 million in annual losses into strong profits and replaced declining revenues with a 10-15% increase. DataSoftCo is actively pursuing further acquisitions in order to anchor Bain's recommended growth strategy.

 

 

* We take our clients' confidentiality seriously. While we've changed their names, the results are real. 

 

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