• Loyalty in the telecommunication market: What customers really expect

    May 22, 2015 | Telecommunications

    Germany's landline and mobile phone providers have made much progress in recent years in the area of customer loyalty. This is revealed in the latest Bain study for which a total of 2,125 users were surveyed. Among most major communications service providers, the survey revealed that enthusiastic

  • New report urges increased investment in healthy populations to realize maximum socio-economic returns

    May 11, 2015 | Healthcare

    A new report, "Maximizing Healthy Life Years: Investments that pay off", finds healthy populations create a distinct advantage for countries in times of slow economic growth and increased competition.

  • Mastering the new reality of sales

    April 28, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services

    Sales executives in business-to-business (B2B) industries have endured tremendous disruption in recent years. Customers have ready access to extensive product information, giving them the advantage before they engage with a sales representative and allowing them to demand more customized products.

  • Banking supervision: Tighter rules compelling banks to strategically realign

    April 23, 2015 | Banking

    German banks will have to visibly downsize their portfolios in the next three years. This is because of the Single Supervisory Mechanism decreed by the European Union which demands detailed and foresighted capital and liquidity reports from the credit institutions.

  • Bain Global Private Equity Report 2015

    April 17, 2015 | Private Equity

    Coming off a record year for exits, a strong year for new fund-raising and a solid year for returns in 2014, the PE industry faces four major forces that will challenge the industry in 2015 and beyond.

  • Bain Report: Growing prosperity

    April 01, 2015 | Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility

    New study by Bain & Company and Acumen unveils how to scale adoption of agricultural innovations. Insights from new report to help catalyze progress in improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.

  • Enabling Trade Report: Reduction of trade barriers showing first results

    March 13, 2015 | Strategy

    The stakes for improving trade among countries is enormous, which is driving increased implementation of trade reforms outlined in the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) developed in Bali in 2013. Efforts of TFA implementation are high in least developed and developing countries, reaching 26

  • Customer Loyalty in Retail Banking 2014: Omnichannel is the success model of the future

    March 09, 2015 | Banking

    Germany's banks are recovering from the crisis of confidence in the years following the global financial crisis. Measurable loyalty improved in 2014 by six percentage points to plus ten percent.

  • Global Diamond Report: Solid outlook for diamond demand

    March 05, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services

    The rollercoaster trajectory of the diamond market in recent years showed signs of moderating in 2013 with 2-4 percent growth at every point along the value chain. In its fourth annual report on the global diamond industry, Bain & Company forecasts a solid outlook for diamond demand, but cautions

  • New partner strengthens TMT practice

    February 16, 2015

    Bain & Company expands its TMT practice group. The new partner Daniel Milleg will be based in Munich and has substantial experience in digitalization, technology and telecommunication projects.