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Bain & Company acquires Pyxis to provide a valuable new dimension in due diligence and investment analysis

Bain & Company acquires Pyxis to provide a valuable new dimension in due diligence and investment analysis

Bain & Company is acquiring Pyxis, a leading alternative data analytics firm, to complement its Advanced Analytics Group and bring unprecedented accuracy and speed to the analysis of external consumer behavior data.

  • dicembre 19, 2019
  • Tempo di lettura min.

Press release

Bain & Company acquires Pyxis to provide a valuable new dimension in due diligence and investment analysis

New York – December 19, 2019 – Bain & Company is acquiring Pyxis, a leading alternative data analytics firm, to complement its Advanced Analytics Group and bring unprecedented accuracy and speed to the analysis of external consumer behavior data. By combining forces, Bain and Pyxis will help private equity, institutional and corporate clients gain a more detailed and accurate picture of their own customers, their competitor’s customers and the clearest opportunities for growth.

Bain’s Private Equity practice counts alternative data analytics as a differentiator, particularly in consumer product and retail due diligences with increasingly robust interest from corporate work. Pyxis’ unique analytical capabilities reveal where, how and why consumers buy, how they pay, how much they spend, how their needs and demands are changing, and much more.

“Big data represents a strategic business opportunity, and we believe alternative data analytics is core to our work,” said Richard Lichtenstein, an Expert VP at Bain. “Pyxis delivers state-of-the art capabilities that complement our proven ‘outside-in’ approach with the ability to use complex data sets to assess company fundamentals. In short, we’re able to provide our clients with a valuable new dimension in due diligence and investment analysis.”

By combining proprietary algorithms with their extensive experience with alternative data, Pyxis generates actionable findings from its billions of consumer data points, consisting of SKU-level online shopping transactions, GPS location visits, credit and debit card transactions, both in the U.S. and internationally.

Pyxis' capabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Granular market share analysis
  • Online market size estimates
  • Share-of-wallet analysis
  • Consumer behavior profiling
  • Real-time monitoring of consumer preferences
  • Optimized product pricing and SKU assortments

 “Given Bain’s leadership in Private Equity due diligence, we’re thrilled to combine our broad-based alternative data expertise with Bain’s formidable capabilities,” said Ian Weber, Co-Founder of Pyxis. “After working closely with Bain on more than 50 diligence engagements, we are excited to seamlessly combine our capabilities to be even better suited to meet our clients’ needs” added Max Lee, Co-Founder of Pyxis.

Editor's Note: To arrange an interview, contact Dan Pinkney at dan.pinkney@bain.com or +1 646 562 8102

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A proposito di Bain & Company

Bain & Company è l’azienda di consulenza a cui i business leader globali si rivolgono quando vogliono  ottenere  risultati.  Bain  fornisce  consulenza  ai  clienti  su  private  equity,  fusioni  e acquisizioni, operation, beni di largo consumo e retail, marketing, digital transformation e strategia, IT e advanced analytics, sviluppando informazioni e dati sulle quali i clienti possono fare  affidamento  e  trasferendo  competenze  che  permettono  di  radicare  il  cambiamento. Fondata nel 1973, Bain ha 58 uffici in 37 paesi e in Italia celebra quest’anno il trentrennale. Lasua  approfondita  competenza  e  il  suo  portafoglio  di  clienti  si  estendono  a  ogni  settore industriale ed economico e in Italia la rendono leader di mercato. Per maggiori informazioni: www.bain.it. Seguiteci su Twitter @Bain_Italia @BainAlerts.