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Private Equity Consulting

Private Equity Consulting

If you aspire to advise the world’s best investors on transactions, post-acquisition value creation, and fund strategy, come join our team.

Accelerate Your Career

Accelerate Your Career

We are the leading consulting partner to the private equity industry and its key stakeholders, with a global practice more than three times larger than any competitor. Our unique track record includes 2,000+ alumni working in private equity funds today. If you want to be part of a team of global leaders, join us at Bain.

Why Private Equity at Bain?

Work With The Clear Leader

  • Join the innovator and global leader in Private Equity consulting with 3x more experience than our nearest competitor
  • Work with the preferred partner in the industry with the highest Net Promoter Scores from private equity clients

Do Impactful And Varied Work

  • Advise the world’s leading financial investors and their portfolio companies
  • Partner with portfolio company management teams who have clear mandates for change following acquisition

Accelerate Your Learning

  • Sharpen your business skillset through exposure to sophisticated investor and operator mindsets
  • Help drive expert investment decisions through our due diligence and fast-moving strategy process

How to Apply

How to Apply

Given the size of our exponentially growing business, all consultants joining Bain will have the opportunity to work in our Private Equity practice.

All Bain regions operate in the Private Equity industry, so no matter where you’re located, opportunities are available. Reach out to your recruiting contact to express your interest in Private Equity consulting.

Listen to Our Podcasts

We invite you to listen to leading experts on the trends and opportunities that will redefine the private equity industry. For people stories, tune into Beyond the Bio where we dive deeper into the stories of the people that make Bain a great place to work.

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Everything you need to know

  • What roles can I apply for in the Private Equity Group?

    We are not accepting applications directly to our Private Equity Group. We believe this is a skillset and experience that all our Associate Consultants and Consultants should have during their time at Bain. If you are interested in specializing in the Private Equity Consulting area, however, we can guarantee that path for you, so please indicate your interest in your application. You can learn more about the roles here.

  • If I want to do Private Equity Consulting, which Bain locations should I consider?

    Given Bain’s market dominance in this area, we have Private Equity consulting work in all of our global offices. We recommend you choose the location you want to live in, then indicate interest in Private Equity consulting work when going through the recruiting process.