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Illinois Lags in Resident Well-Being, Nationwide Study Finds

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/17 -- Illinois'' performance in translating wealth into well-being for its residents has been underwhelming, according to a nationwide study by , one of the world''s leading management consultancies. The detailed findings of the research appear in a new report, , released today.The report provides a quantitative evaluation of Illinois'' performance in four areas -- economics, investments, sustainability, and equality -- and com ...


10.02.2017

Companies Offering Paid Family Leave Report that Business Benefits Outweigh the Costs

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/17 -- An in-depth study of 250 companies with recently introduced or expanded paid family leave policies reveals, for the first time, that a wide range of employers are seeing multiple benefits that outweigh the costs. The findings, which refute the notion that costs are a barrier to providing paid leave, are included in a new report, , launched today from at the .The benefits of paid family leave include a greater ability to attract and retain talent; ...


07.02.2017

Traditional Industries Need to Seize Digital Transformation Opportunities

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/31/17 -- Digital disruption is reaching beyond technology to engulf a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, energy, health care, and construction, that constitute a significant portion of the global economy. Manufacturing alone accounts for 12% of US GDP, according to the World Bank.The disruption represents opportunity as well as threat. But to seize this opportunity, companies in these industries will need to act as the technology, r ...


30.01.2017

BCG Hires Martha Pease, Strategy and Marketing Veteran, as Director

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/25/17 -- announced today that Martha Pease, a veteran in corporate strategy and marketing, has joined the firm as a Director in its Marketing, Sales & Pricing practice. She will focus on helping clients find transformational growth opportunities through BCG''s Demand Centric Growth (DCG) offering, a proprietary approach that aligns business leaders'' strategies with consumer demand.Pease is a former CEO and seasoned operating executiv ...


24.01.2017

Luxury Brands Must Rethink Saturation of Stores in Asian Cities but Consider More Stores in US and Elsewhere

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/17 -- Luxury hubs such as New York, London, and Paris are very likely to sustain their density of luxury stores. But brands urgently need to examine the efficiency of their existing store networks -- especially across Asia, and particularly in light of the effectiveness of e-commerce.Those are among the key findings from new research conducted jointly by , one of the world''s leading management consulting firms, and Bernstein, the research arm o ...


23.01.2017

New BCG Office at 10 Hudson Yards Aims to Maximize Casual Collisions

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/17 -- "The office of the future is not a place where people come just to do work. It''s a place to make personal connections with colleagues," says Ross Love, The Boston Consulting Group''s managing partner for New York. "We wanted to create a significantly higher level of unplanned collisions to transform our office culture."Love is explaining a key element behind the design of the firm''s bold new office ...


16.01.2017

BCG Survey Names 2016''s 50 Most Innovative Companies

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/12/17 -- Apple, Google, Tesla, and Microsoft retain the top four spots in annual survey of the most innovative companies. Amazon moves up four spots to round out the top five. Netflix and Facebook join the top 10 for the first time, moving up 15 and 19 spots respectively.This year''s list is a global group: 34 companies on the list are from the US, 10 are from Europe, and 6 from Asia. This regional mix represents a significant shift toward North Amer ...


11.01.2017

Leadership Styles Must Change In The New Era Of "Always On" Transformation

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/04/17 -- In the face of disruptive technologies, globalization, and a volatile marketplace, leading companies are committing to a new kind of transformation.Instead of pursuing it as a onetime, crisis-driven initiative and instead of focusing primarily on cutting costs, they are committing to "always on" transformation -- profoundly changing their strategy, business model, operating model, people, and organization on an ongoing basis in order to stay ...


03.01.2017

Corporate Banks Need Radical Shift to Remain Viable

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/16 -- Corporate banks must reinvent themselves to adapt to a new climate in which digitally enabled business models are redefining the movement of data and money and challenging banks'' traditional advantages, according to a new report by ). The report, , is being released today.Drawing on insights from BCG''s most recent Corporate Banking Performance Benchmarking survey -- involving 300 small-business, midmarket, and large corporate bank ...


11.12.2016

Many US Manufacturers Are Moving Too Slowly to Adopt Industry 4.0

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/08/16 -- US manufacturers recognize the potential of Industry 4.0 to create value, but they have yet to fully appreciate the scope and magnitude of the opportunity or find the path to success, according to new research by . For example, nearly 90% of manufacturing leaders regard adopting new digital industrial technologies as a way to improve productivity, but only about one in four see opportunities to use these advances to build new revenue streams. Many are ...


07.12.2016

To Create Value, Mining Companies Must Take a Disciplined Approach to Winning Back Investors'' Confidence

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/08/16 -- The mining sector has suffered a sharp drop in total shareholder returns since 2010, halving its market value and leaving investors skeptical about its future. While companies have worked to cut costs and boost productivity, these efforts haven''t been enough to put the sector back on a solid footing. That''s according to , a new report being released today by .The report examines TSR for 55 leading mining companies from 2005 throug ...


07.12.2016

Study Finds That Implementing the Factory of the Future Will Reduce Conversion Costs by up to 40%

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/06/16 -- Investments in the factory of the future will pay off, and industrial companies that begin implementation today will save up to 40% of their conversion costs in ten years. To succeed, however, manufacturers have to leverage the potential of modular production concepts and new technologies, as well as optimize their processes. These are the findings of the 2016 Factory of the Future Study, conducted by and the Laboratory for Machine Tools and ...


05.12.2016

BCGold Corp. Discovers Evidence for Large Copper Porphyry-Type Mineralized System at Pucacorral

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/15/16 -- BCGold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: BCG) ("BCGold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of Phase I exploration and the discovery of a broad area of porphyry intrusive and copper porphyry-style mineralization at its 100%-owned Pucacorral Project in Central Peru.Pucacorral is located approximately 90 kilometres east of Lima in the Miocene Central Peru Porphyry Copper Belt, known to host numerous, very large ...


15.11.2016

BCG Builds Its Private Equity Practice with Two Senior Hires

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/02/16 -- announced today that John Perkins and Christy Carter have joined the firm as partners and managing directors in its . Their appointments add a combined 30 years of industry experience to the practice.Perkins, who is based in Los Angeles, has more than two decades of experience working with financial sponsors. Prior to joining BCG, he was a managing director and head of the financial-sponsors practice at Houlihan Lokey, an international investment ba ...


02.11.2016

Agribusinesses Respond to Low Commodity Prices with Big Bets on Agtech, Study Finds

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/16 -- A wave of startup activity in agriculture technology (agtech) has promoted unprecedented levels of investments by agribusiness companies and venture capital firms. Yet more than 80% of executives say that their investments are primarily intended to defend or enhance their core businesses, rather than to create a new business. These findings, presented in a new report by (BCG), suggest that agribusiness companies must change the way they think about i ...


24.10.2016

Savvy Portfolio Management an Important Key to Superior Value Creation

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/16 -- As difficult as it is for a company to become one of the world''s top value creators, it is even more difficult to sustain top performance over time. However, companies can "beat the fade" to average performance by actively managing the corporate portfolio, according to the 2016 Value Creators report published recently by .The report, , includes BCG''s annual rankings of the top ten value creators wordwide and in 28 indust ...


24.10.2016

By Focusing on the Right Success Factors, Transportation and Logistics Companies Can Achieve Profitable Growth, Says BCG Report

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/18/16 -- Many transportation and logistics (T&L) companies need to refine their current business models to capitalize on opportunities in industry segments that are attractive in terms of both growth and returns, according to a new report by . The report, titled , is being released today.Some T&L companies have succeeded in combining strong growth with high returns, while for many others this has been an elusive goal. To understand what sets apart ...


17.10.2016

Former Under Secretary of Defense Brad Carson Joins BCG as Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/11/16 -- Brad Carson, a former top-ranking official in the Department of Defense, has joined as a senior advisor to its global , the firm announced today. He will be based in its Washington, DC, office.Carson has built a distinguished 20-year career in public service. From April 2015 through June 2016, he served as acting under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, overseeing the human resources, military readiness, training, and health care of ...


11.10.2016

Former US Treasury Official Trent Reasons Joins BCG in DC

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/11/16 -- Trent Reasons, a former high-ranking official at the US Department of the Treasury and a Wall Street veteran, has joined as a senior member of its and Capital Markets practices, the firm announced today. He will be based in the firm''s Washington, DC, office.Reasons, who will have the title associate director, has built a distinguished career in government and the capital markets over the past two decades. From April 2012 through Septem ...


11.10.2016

Big Pockets of Spending and Growth Emerge in Brazil Despite Economic Crisis

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/16 -- Despite the national economic crisis in Brazil, companies can find geographic and sectoral clusters of strong consumer spending -- and even growth -- using an analysis that focuses on actual expenditures, rather than on GDP or other macroeconomic data. This nontraditional analysis shows spending in some city clusters growing by as much as 4% per year (in real terms) in the face of the national economic downturn, while sales in retail segments su ...


09.10.2016

Helena and BCG Announce Partnership and Prize

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/16 -- , a group of global leaders, and , one of the world''s leading management consultancies, have formed a strategic partnership aimed at developing and guiding Helena''s social-impact projects and initiatives, the companies announced today.Founded earlier this year, Helena is a first-of-its-kind, merit-based organization, resembling a combination of a think tank, mission-driven nonprofit, and networking group of global leaders. Ea ...


06.10.2016

Digitization Is Revolutionizing the Provision of Services

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/16 -- Digitization has major implications for the workforce of the service segment across industries worldwide. In Germany and Austria, for example, two countries whose industrial landscapes are representative of those of other advanced industrialized nations, digitization and automation will put up to 13% of all jobs at risk. According to , a new report from , the disruption particularly affects banks, energy suppliers, insurers, and telecom provid ...


26.09.2016

Power Struggle in Payments as Banks Spar with Fintechs and Digital Giants

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/16 -- Facing tough challenges both from small fintech startups and from global digital giants, incumbent transaction-banking leaders must improve customer journeys, maximize security, minimize complexity, and add value beyond pure payments if they hope to survive and thrive, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.The report, BCG''s fourteenth annual study of the global payments business, offers a comprehensive overview ...


25.09.2016

80% of Luxury Shoppers Want Omnichannel Experiences -- Older Shoppers Included

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/16 -- More than 85% of millennials and even 75% of baby boomers and older people who buy luxury brands are ready for so-called omnichannel interactions, ranging from e-commerce to social sharing to digital in-store experiences. And six out of ten luxury sales are now swayed by digital approaches such as researching online before purchasing offline.Those are some of the findings presented in , a new report published today by , one of the world''s le ...


21.09.2016

Internet "Over the Top" Video Expands and Redraws Global Market for Content Production

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/16 -- Internet video and over the top (OTT) video platforms have boosted global video production, especially in English-speaking countries, but they have had a mixed impact on content production in individual countries. Perhaps the most striking impact at the local level has been the enormous surge in semi-professional and amateur content production and distribution enabled by OTT.A new report by (BCG) in its Future of TV series, , takes an in-depth look ...


19.09.2016

Africa Is Still One of the World''s Most Attractive Markets for Private Equity -- for Investors Open to New Approaches

CASABLANCA, MOROCCO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/15/16 -- Africa remains one of the world''s growth opportunities for private equity investors, even though the market has already surged dramatically over the past decade and several economies face serious challenges. To generate the high returns that investors expect, however, funds should consider more flexible investment strategies and new types of corporate targets. These are among the findings of a new report released today by (BCG).The ...


14.09.2016

For Third Straight Year, BCG Ranks First on Consulting''s Best Firms to Work For List

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/14/16 -- For the third consecutive year, has earned the top spot in Consulting magazine''s ". BCG is the only firm to appear on the list every year since the survey debuted in 2001 and has never been ranked outside the top five."There''s simply no denying that BCG is the very best consulting firm to work for right now," said Joseph Kornik, Consulting''s publisher and editor-in-chief. "That level of consistency ...


14.09.2016

BCG Wins Award for Work on Early Childhood Education in Dallas

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/09/16 -- has received an award from Consulting magazine, the industry''s leading trade publication, for the firm''s efforts to expand the reach of early childhood education programs in the greater Dallas area and improve their effectiveness.BCG won an Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award for its work with three nonprofit organizations -- the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), the Commit! Partnership, and Early Matte ...


09.09.2016

CORRECTION - Active M&A Dealmakers Outperform for Shareholders

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/01/16 -- In the news release, "Active M&A Dealmakers Outperform for Shareholders" issued Tuesday, August 30, 2016 by Boston Consulting Group, we are advised by the company that the beginning of the first sentence of the second paragraph should read "From 2011 through 2015..." rather than "Over the 25 years from 1991 through 2015..." as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.BOSTON, MA -- Aug 30, 2016 -- Companies th ...


01.09.2016

Active M&A Dealmakers Outperform for Shareholders

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/30/16 -- Companies that regularly acquire and divest businesses as part of their corporate strategy consistently outperform less active dealmakers in terms of shareholder return in the medium and long term, according to research published today in ''s 2016 M&A Report, .Over the 25 years from 1991 through 2015, the average annual shareholder return for companies that make at least five acquisitions or divestitures in a five-year period was 10.5% ve ...


29.08.2016

Private Health Insurance in China Will Surge Fivefold to RMB 1.1 Trillion by 2020, Study Finds

BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/16 -- The market for private health insurance in China will surge fivefold to RMB 1.1 trillion by 2020 ($167 billion), from RMB 241 billion ($36.7 billion) in 2015, as middle-class and wealthy Chinese look for an alternative to the public insurance system. A new report by and , , reviews the changing consumer expectations and government efforts to encourage more private health care options that are driving this substantial growth.The fastest growth is e ...


23.08.2016

Formulating a Winning Growth Strategy for Dairy

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/16 -- With $500 billion in global sales, dairy was the biggest, fastest revenue-generating category in the food and beverage sector in 2015. But in value creation, the industry lags. Its inherent supply chain, market, and regulatory complexities, along with intense competitive pressures, mean there is no simple formula for profitable growth, according to a just-released report from .Annual profit growth of dairy companies was almost half that of food and bev ...


14.08.2016

BCGold Corp. Closes Peruvian Transaction and 2nd Tranche of Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/16 -- (TSX VENTURE: BCG) - BCGold Corp. ("BCGold" or the "Company"). BCGold is pleased to announce that it has received TSX Venture Exchange (or the "TSXV") approval and has closed its Peru Transaction, previously announced on April 14th and subsequently amended on April 20th, 2016. Furthermore, the Company is pleased to announce that it has closed a second tranche of its $750,000 private placement, an underlyi ...


05.08.2016

Cities Without Cars, Pollution, and Accidents? They May Not Be Far Away

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/16 -- Widespread urban adoption of self-driving vehicles (SDVs) and "robo-taxis," or self-driving taxis, could result in a 60% drop in the number of cars on city streets, an 80% or greater decrease in tailpipe emissions, and 90% fewer road accidents, according to a new report by prepared in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.Self-Driving Vehicles, Robo-Taxis, and the Urban Mobility Revolution, released today, builds on earlier research by ...


20.07.2016

Many Developed Countries Are Struggling to Convert Economic Growth Into Well-Being Improvements for Citizens -- Trailing Large Developing Countries

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/20/16 -- A new report by finds that many leading developed countries are not effectively converting their economic growth into well-being improvements for their citizens. Using BCG''s measure of well-being, the research also finds a clear and measurable link between financial inclusion -- access to basic financial services such as a bank account -- and national well-being. The report, titled The Private-Sector Opportunity to Improve Well- ...


20.07.2016

BCG Platinion Hires Noted Cybersecurity Expert Michael Coden

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/14/16 -- , a subsidiary of that provides technology architecture, implementation, digital, and risk services, has hired internationally recognized expert Michael Coden to lead its cybersecurity practice, the company announced today. He is joining BCG Platinion''s New York metro office as an associate director. This BCG Platinion practice complements BCG''s well-established global cybersecurity and IT risk management business, which provid ...


14.07.2016

Global Asset Management Growth Stalls in Worst Year Since Crisis

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/16 -- The global growth of asset management stalled as the industry in 2015 recorded its worst year since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a report by .Growth in assets under management (AuM) stalled, and net new flows of assets, revenue growth, and revenue margins all dipped lower in 2015, according to . BCG''s fourteenth annual benchmark report on the industry is being released today.Asset managers'' future prosperity and compe ...


11.07.2016

Global Challengers and Champions Defy Tough Times and Keep Growing

TIANJIN, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/16 -- Despite the slowdown in macroeconomic growth, the drop in commodity and currency prices, the crash of equity markets, and the rise of geopolitical risks, the top companies from emerging markets are still rapidly expanding and globalizing. A new report by , , highlights 100 such companies, the BCG global challengers."The global challengers are the leading edge of a much larger group of companies from emerging markets that, despite economic unce ...


27.06.2016

The Boston Consulting Group Announces Move to Tishman Speyer''s Pier 4 Development

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/16 -- , one of the world''s leading management consulting firms, today announced plans to combine and relocate two Boston offices to Pier 4 in Boston''s Seaport. By June 2018, BCG will move 700 employees into 202,000 square feet of space, approximately 7 floors, in the 13-story building being developed by Tishman Speyer.BCG is the anchor tenant of the development, occupying more than half of the office space. Located at 200 Pier 4 Bouleva ...


26.06.2016

BCG''s Expand Research Names Amy Tsui Luke North America CEO

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/16 -- , a company of that provides research and benchmarking services for the world''s leading financial institutions, has hired Amy Tsui Luke as a partner and CEO to lead its North American operations. She will be based in New York.Luke brings more than two decades of experience in the consulting, banking, and media industries. She began her career as an investment banker at CS First Boston before becoming a consultant in BCG''s Bosto ...


24.06.2016

Mobile Commerce, Rural Consumers, and Ethiopia Offer Strong Market Opportunities for MNCs in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/21/16 -- If projections hold, Africa will have over 1.1 billion consumers by 2020 -- more than the populations of Europe and North America combined. And incomes are growing. In 2020, Africa will have twice as many affluent consumers as the UK, according to a new report by and BCG''s Center for Customer Insight. The report, titled , is being released today.BCG polled 11,127 consumers across 11 African countries: Algeria, Angola, Côte d ...


20.06.2016

Data Misuse Threatens One-Third of Company Revenues From Affected Consumers

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/21/16 -- Recent consumer research from the BCG Henderson Institute has uncovered a previously hidden obstacle to successfully unleashing the trillion-dollar opportunity of big data: data misuse. Consumers'' reactions to data misuse can lead them to reduce their spending by about one-third, estimates in a new publication, "."Data misuse does not refer to a use of data disclosed in an agreement that no one reads when signing up for a credit ...


20.06.2016

Americans'' Move to Online Shopping Is Plateauing: Vast Majority of Consumers Say They Won''t Significantly Increase E-Commerce Spending in Coming Years, According to Boston Consulting Group Survey

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/16 -- The easy growth days for e-commerce may be over, finds new U.S. consumer research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).Even though more than three-quarters of Americans, ranging in age from 15 to 85, have bought something from Amazon.com in the last year, the overall move to online shopping is expected to slow considerably over the next three years, according to a BCG survey of more than 3,300 Americans completed this month.In 41 categories, from athl ...


10.06.2016

Nordics Boards Are Role Models for Supporting Value Creation, Study Finds

OSLO, NORWAY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/16 -- A study by found that the best practices of Nordic companies serve as a model for companies in other regions that seek to promote value creation through active ownership and greater board involvement in strategy and value creation. The study also identified clear improvement areas for Nordic companies. The study''s findings are detailed in a new BCG report, . The report is being released today.The study, which included a survey of more tha ...


07.06.2016

As Growth Hits a Speed Bump, Wealth Managers Seek to Adapt

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/07/16 -- Global private wealth grew sluggishly in 2015, with some markets seeing significant slowdowns, leaving wealth managers searching for innovative ways to meet the shifting needs of diverse client segments, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.This sixteenth annual study by BCG outlines the evolution of private wealth from both a global and regional perspective, addresses key industry trends, and explores evolving client ...


07.06.2016

Cuba Opens to Outsiders, and Consumer Goods Companies Recognize an Opportunity

MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/16 -- President Obama, Pope Francis, and the Rolling Stones have all visited Cuba in the past year, and many US consumer goods companies want to be next. As Cuba begins to liberalize its economy, the country''s population of 11 million people and GDP of $82 billion are increasingly attractive. analyzed the country''s market for consumer goods and found that it will present a growing opportunity over the next five to ten years. The results ...


01.06.2016

BCG''s Roselinde Torres and Michael Sherman Named to New ''UPstanding Executive Power List''

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/16 -- , a New York-based senior partner of and leader of the firm''s CEO Advisory offering in North America, and , a Dallas-based partner and strategic advisor to C-suite executives at many of the world''s top technology companies, have been named to the inaugural "," created by the executive search firm Audeliss. The list -- published in today''s Financial Times -- highlights the Top 100 Black, Asian, and minority et ...


26.05.2016

Investors Are Becoming More "Bearish"

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/25/16 -- Recent volatility in global equity markets has led to an uptick in bearishness among investors, according to a survey released today by The Boston Consulting Group.The survey -- conducted in early 2016 by BCG in partnership with Thomson Reuters -- received responses from more than 700 portfolio managers and buy-side and sell-side analysts, representing firms that are collectively responsible for approximately $2.5 trillion in assets under management. B ...


24.05.2016

A Battle for Turf Shakes Up the Investment Banking World

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/16 -- Although unfavorable economic conditions, escalating capital requirements, and stubbornly high costs have continued to depress the performance of many investment banks, the capital markets industry as a whole -- including buy-side and sell-side entities, information service providers, and exchanges -- thrived in 2015 as divergent institutions vied for territory, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.This fifth annual st ...


17.05.2016

Investors Care More About Sustainability Than Many Executives Believe, Study Shows

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/16 -- Sustainability is increasingly important for a growing number of investors, as evidence mounts that companies'' environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance has an impact on their long-term financial success. The findings are part of a new global study by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and , released today in a report titled .A survey of more than 3,000 executives and managers from more than 100 countries showed that mana ...


11.05.2016

Digital Disruption Will Force Retail Banks to ''Radically Simplify''

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/10/16 -- While retail banks have begun a tentative financial recovery, disruptive challenges are accelerating and will force banks to develop digital capabilities that "radically simplify" operations and reinvent customer service, according to a report by .That mandate for "digital simplicity" is the central finding of the expanded research behind BCG''s sixth annual report on global retail-banking excellence -- or REBE ...


09.05.2016

Consumer Attitudes Point the Way as China''s Insurance Market Matures

HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/16 -- Life and auto insurers in China will have to do a better job in some fundamental areas if they want to hold onto their share in the fast-changing Chinese insurance market, according to new research by The research, described in "," an article that is being released today, uses consumers'' recommendations and criticisms over a recent 12-month period to provide insights into the must-haves of insurance in China.What determines ...


05.05.2016

The Global Construction Industry''s Long-Overdue Transformation

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/04/16 -- Thirty measures as part of a construction "industry transformation framework" are detailed in a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with . describes and promotes the effort needed from all stakeholders for the industry to fully realize its potential for change.The construction industry has been slower than most to adopt technological innovations, and wary of modernizing strategies and processes. In the U ...


04.05.2016

US Companies Dominate World''s Value Creators

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/16 -- US companies dominate the list of the world''s top value creators, taking seven of the top ten spots for global large-cap companies in the , released today by .Since 1999, BCG has published annual rankings of top value creators, measured by total shareholder return over the previous five-year period. The 2016 rankings are based on an analysis of TSR at approximately 2,000 companies worldwide from 2011 through 2015.TSR measures the combination ...


02.05.2016

Corporate Venturing Spreads Across the Business World as Its Toolkit Expands

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/16 -- Corporate venture investing, once used by a handful of companies seeking financial returns, has evolved into a crucial tool for gaining access to innovations, discovering disruptive technologies, and addressing new markets, according to new research from . That research reveals that 40% of the 30 largest companies by market capitalization in each of seven innovation-intensive industries -- and 57% of the top 10 -- are engaged in corporate venture ...


24.04.2016

Healthy Snacks and Protein-Rich Products Power Strongest Growth in Packaged Food and Beverage Sales in Four Years

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/16 -- The U.S. consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry registered its strongest growth in four years in 2015, and some of the biggest gains were achieved by companies targeting the fast-growing market for protein-rich foods and healthy, "mindful" snacks. These are among the findings of new research released today by and Information Resources, Inc. (IRI).The trend was particularly noticeable among small and midsize companies, which, according to th ...


20.04.2016

Vietnam Is Among Global Leaders in Converting Wealth Into Well-Being for Citizens

HANOI CITY, VIETNAM -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/16 -- Vietnam is among global leaders -- ranking number 4 out of 149 countries assessed -- when it comes to converting the country''s wealth into well-being for its population. The finding comes from the most recent analysis conducted using ''s Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) and is detailed in BCG''s inaugural SEDA report for Vietnam, , which is being released today.The analysis finds that Vietnam, w ...


21.03.2016

BCG Analyzes the Factors Driving Digital Disruption in the TV Industry

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/16 -- The global television industry is in the midst of a digital revolution, and it is now clear that streaming video and nonlinear viewing will be the most disruptive forces this industry has ever experienced, according to a new report by . The report, titled , is being released today.The amount of time people spend watching television shows online jumped 50% in just 12 months -- from December 2013 to December 2014, the report says. In 2015, in the US an ...


20.03.2016

Brazilians Put "Soft" Factors Ahead of Compensation in Workplace Survey

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/16 -- Being appreciated for one''s work and having a chance to develop in one''s career are far more important in Brazil than compensation in determining worker satisfaction, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today and offers insight into what Brazilian workers think, whether they are trading commodities in a São Paulo skyscraper or harvesting soybeans in Mato Grosso.The greater interest that Brazi ...


16.03.2016

CPG Companies Must Focus on Digital to Compete in Winner-Take-All World

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/16 -- Today''s consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are facing a winner-take-all world in which about half the sales growth -- more in certain categories and markets -- is coming from digital channels. A report released today by and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) finds that companies have to earn their online market positions with new approaches and skills tailored to digital sales.identifies four factors that are shaping the mark ...


10.03.2016

Education Technology Is Critical for Developing 21st-Century Skills

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/16 -- Social and emotional skills such as collaboration, communication, and problem solving, are increasingly necessary as jobs evolve in the 21st century. And social and emotional learning (SEL) confers academic benefits; for example, a recent review of more than 200 SEL program showed that social and emotional skills can boost academic performance by as much as by 11 percentile points.But a new global survey of more than 2,000 parents and ...


10.03.2016

The Boston Consulting Group Achieves $5 Billion in Annual Sales

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/09/16 -- , one of the world''s leading management consulting firms, announced today that it reached the milestone of $5.0 billion in global sales last year, powered by organic revenue growth of 19% at constant exchange rates. In fueling this growth, the firm increased its worldwide workforce to 12,000.BCG also announced the opening of three new offices this year -- in Lagos, Lima, and Denver -- enlarging its global footprint to 85 offices in 48 countr ...


08.03.2016

BCG Extends Its Streak Near the Top of Fortune''s 100 Best Companies to Work For List, Ranking Third

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/16 -- , one of the world''s leading management-consulting firms, has extended its remarkable streak near the top of Fortune''s list. , BCG has made the top five for six years in a row and is one of only two companies to make the top dozen every year since it began participating in 2006.The firm also continues to enjoy the highest ranking among management consultancies by a wide margin.BCG''s emphasis on investment in its people ...


03.03.2016

Brazilian Households Plan to Tighten Their Belts as Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Consumer Confidence

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/16 -- The economic crisis in Brazil, one of the world''s most important growth markets, is taking a toll on consumer sentiment. Anxiety over job security, personal debt, and Brazil''s economy has risen significantly since 2014, and 72% of consumers say they intend to cut discretionary spending in the year ahead. These are among the findings of new research released today by .Consumer worries have reached the highest levels since BC ...


02.03.2016

Getting Value From Joint Ventures in China Is an Ongoing Challenge, but These Eight Guidelines Can Help

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/16 -- One of the biggest obstacles to JV success is managing the partnership once the deal has been signed, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.China is an irresistible target for multinational corporations (MNCs) seeking growth. But in some industries, regulatory restrictions on foreign ownership make joint ventures the only viable option for producing goods locally. Despite their enthusiasm for JVs, most MNCs believe t ...


01.03.2016

BCG''s Michael Sherman Named One of the ''Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America''

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/16 -- , a Dallas-based partner with and a trusted advisor to many of the world''s most respected technology companies, has been named one of the "" by Savoy Magazine, a leading African-American lifestyle publication. The list recognizes "African-American achievers, influencers, and executives who facilitate global change through their leadership."Inclusion on the list is based on "exemplary professional accomplishments, co ...


01.03.2016

The Boston Consulting Group Names New Executive Committee Member

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/16 -- The partners of have elected Zurich-based senior partner Pia Tischhauser as a member of the firm''s global Executive Committee. She joined the firm in 1998 and was elected partner in 2006. Last year she was appointed leader of BCG''s global Insurance practice.At BCG, Tischhauser has worked on four continents for almost two decades, including in the firm''s Chicago, London, and Zurich offices. She has played a key ...


29.02.2016

For Tech Leaders, the Best Defense Is to Think Like a Shareholder Activist

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/16 -- Tech companies have increasingly come under siege by shareholder activists. Yet most tech executives are unprepared to face activists. Concentrating on defense alone -- acting by reacting -- is not a winning strategy, according to a just-released report from . Instead, tech leaders should think as activists do: focus unwaveringly on maximizing shareholder value.Slowing industry growth and shifting business dynamics have forced many mature tech companie ...


24.02.2016

BCG Adds to Its Private Equity Practice With Senior Hire, Laila Worrell

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/16 -- announced today that Laila Worrell has joined the firm as a Partner and Managing Director in its fast-growing . She will be based in New York.Worrell brings more than two decades of experience advising senior business leaders in both the private equity and corporate sectors. She joins BCG from Accenture, where she served as Managing Director and head of the New York Metro region and led the firm''s private equity work. While at Accenture, ...


24.02.2016

Buy and Build Takes Private Equity Value Creation to the Next Level

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/16 -- Operational improvement has become the main source of value creation in private equity, increasing its share from 18% in the 1980s to 48% in 2012. When PE professionals were asked their most frequently used approach to operational improvements in portfolio companies, more than 90% answered that they conduct buy-and-build deals.Buy-and-build activity has increased from 20% of all PE deals in 2000 to 53% in 2012. The reason for the surge is clear: b ...


18.02.2016

New Impact-Assessment Method Allows INGOs to Measure Long-Term Performance

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/16 -- Few large international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) have an effective means of measuring long-term impact in the social sector. Working in partnership with , as part of BCG''s social impact efforts, recently developed an innovative approach that comprehensively measures the long-term effects of its work. This new analysis provides a framework that other social-sector organizations may use.SOS Children''s Villages, a ...


16.02.2016

Turbulent Times Require New Focus on Competitiveness for Multinationals in Emerging Markets

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/16 -- While emerging markets have driven growth for multinational corporations (MNCs) for years, future performance will be challenged by slower macroeconomic growth, increasing costs, and heightened competition from local companies. To reduce these pressures, MNCs will have to focus much more on improving their competitiveness through constant productivity gains.In a report released today, , argues that most MNCs have emphasized growth in emerging markets a ...


03.02.2016

BCGold Corp. Announces Acquisition of New Yukon Gold Discovery (Wels Property), Corporate Restructuring and Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/25/16 -- (TSX VENTURE: BCG) - BCGold Corp. ("BCGold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company has signed a definitive agreement with Gorilla Minerals Corp., ("Gorilla") an unlisted reporting issuer, to purchase their 100% owned (subject to a 3% NSR) Wels Property in Western Yukon. The Company also wishes to announce that a pre-condition for this acquisition will be a corporate restructuring and the com ...


25.01.2016

Data-Based Innovation to Disrupt, Restructure Travel Industry

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/16 -- Innovation is restructuring the travel industry, and new solutions that solve today''s customer pain points will be developed by companies that collect data, manage it effectively, and break down data silos to develop the most comprehensive -- and personalized -- picture possible of the travel customer. As matters stand today, these innovations are far more likely to be driven by tech companies and venture-backed start-ups than by travel prov ...


13.01.2016

CPG Companies Must Embrace Technology, Innovation Despite Cost Pressures

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/13/16 -- In order for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies to survive and thrive amidst the explosion of e-commerce, online advertising and digital technologies, they must comprehensively re-evaluate their use of technology, according to new research released today by and the .The benchmarking survey, , shows that CPG companies vary widely in how much they spend on IT. The report also reveals different patterns and strategic choices that distinguish the ...


13.01.2016

You Don''t Have to Be Apple or Amazon to Build and Sustain a Great Brand, Says New Book From the Boston Consulting Group

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/12/16 -- You don''t have to be Apple or Amazon to build a brand that grows and grows.In fact, most great brands are built not by rock star entrepreneurs and geniuses, but by hard-working leaders and executives -- ordinary mortals who know how to forge deep emotional ties with consumers. They know how to ask the right questions to consumers, engage them emotionally and deliver a predictable innovation stream. These consumers become "apostles," ...


12.01.2016

Rising Affluence, Young Consumers, and E-Commerce Will Keep China''s Consumer Boom Alive

BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/21/15 -- Despite a slowing economy, China is projected to remain one of the world''s fastest-growing consumer markets, reaching $6.5 trillion in annual private consumption by 2020. At the same time, rising affluence, a new generation of consumers, and the increasingly powerful role of e-commerce will transform China''s consumer economy. These are among the findings of new research released today by and AliResearch Institute (AliResearch ...


21.12.2015

The Internet Is Taking Over the Job Search Process

TOKYO, JAPAN -- (Marketwired) -- 12/15/15 -- Every year, nearly 20% of workers around the world change jobs. And many of them are using the Internet to do so. According to a new report jointly produced by and , 55% of job seekers use the Internet to look for employment, and 33% rate Internet job sites as the most effective channel for finding a job. Those findings underscore the sweeping changes that the Internet has brought to the job search market. The report, titled , is being released toda ...


15.12.2015

Millennials'' Appetite for Spending More This Holiday Season Is Stronger Than Other Americans'', According to Boston Consulting Group Survey

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/15 -- Millennials -- people age 18 to 35 -- seem to be in the holiday spending spirit more than the rest of Americans.Four in 10 Millennials say they''ll spend more this holiday season than last, compared with only 24% of older generations, according to a recently completed survey of 10,000 American consumers by .Further, most Millennials (55%) say they''ll probably try out a new brand this season, versus only 36% of the rest of the pop ...


09.12.2015

Despite Economic Bumps, Indonesians'' Rising Incomes and Living Standards Create New Opportunities

JAKARTA, INDONESIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/15 -- Economic growth in most Southeast Asian economies, including Indonesia, has slowed recently owing to a number of factors. But in the medium and long term, Indonesia remains highly attractive to companies operating in emerging markets, for one principal reason: increasing affluence and urbanization are leading to an upwardly mobile base of consumers. To capture this opportunity in a volatile economy, companies need a detailed understanding of th ...


03.12.2015

Internet Use Affects Half of All Retail Purchases in Brazil

SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/15 -- The Internet is a much more pervasive force in Brazil than is normally assumed, and one that marketers and retailers must contend with, according to a new, comprehensive study of digital''s impact on consumer behavior by The Boston Consulting Group''s Center for Customer Insight. While online sales account for only 4% of total retail sales in Brazil, the Internet influences more than half of all connected consumers'' ...


02.12.2015

BCG Survey Names 50 Most Innovative Companies in Firm''s Tenth Innovation Report

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/02/15 -- Apple and Google again retain the two top spots in The Boston Consulting Group''s annual survey of the most innovative companies. Tesla Motors accelerated to number three from number seven last year, and Microsoft and Samsung round out the top five.This year''s list is a global group: 29 companies on the list are from the U.S., 11 are from Europe, 10 from Asia, 3 from China and one from India. The companies on the list are a mix of ...


01.12.2015

Many Consumers Expect Traditional OEMs, Not Technology Companies, to Develop Self-Driving Vehicles

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/24/15 -- The age of self-driving vehicles (SDVs) is rapidly approaching: nearly 60% of consumers in cities around the world are open to them, according to a new survey by the andThe poll of more than 5,500 consumers in ten countries is the largest global survey dedicated to SDVs -- also known as autonomous vehicles (AVs) -- to date. It offers a deeper understanding of consumer sentiment about the future of automobiles and provides unique insights into the ad ...


24.11.2015

BCG Launches Platform That Could Save the Container Industry Billions of Dollars

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/17/15 -- is launching xChange, a Web-based marketplace to effectively and environmentally reduce costs and emissions for shipping companies, the firm announced today.According to BCG analysis, moving empty shipping containers costs $15 to $20 billion annually and generates up to 19 million tons of carbon dioxide globally -- the equivalent of driving more than 90 billion miles in a standard car. BCG believes that xChange will greatly increase the number of cont ...


16.11.2015

BCG''s Head of Social Impact, Wendy Woods, Receives ''Women Leaders'' Award

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/15 -- Wendy Woods, a senior partner at and global leader of the firm''s practice, has received a Women Leaders in Consulting Award from magazine, the industry''s premier trade publication. Woods, who is based in Boston, was one of 13 women the magazine recognized last night at a gala dinner at Manhattan''s St. Regis hotel and one of four in the category of "Excellence in Leadership."Joe Kornik, Consulting'� ...


13.11.2015

In Market Share Race in Africa, Local and Global Companies Vie to Be First

CASABLANCA, MOROCCO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/15 -- A battle for leadership is erupting in a variety of industries across Africa, with Africa-focused companies and multinationals vying for market share and each group counting on its unique strengths to gain an advantage, according to a new report by . The report, , offers a concise analysis of Africa''s fast-changing competitive landscape and is being presented today by its authors in Casablanca Finance City, an Africa business hub in ...


10.11.2015

Apple Is America''s Favorite Brand, Says Boston Consulting Group Survey; Brands That Top the List Target Their "Apostle" Consumers and Connect With Their Emotions, Driving Referral and Reverence

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- and top the list of America''s favorite brands, according to a survey of 15,000 U.S. and European consumers by .Also in the top ten are and .Up-and-coming brands to watch include , , survey respondents said.What unites this diverse array of brands is one attribute above others -- the ability to forge an emotional connection with consumers. "They use technical and functional attributes to drive original choice and win by owning the hear ...


26.10.2015

Bangladesh Emerging as One of the World''s Next Great Growth Markets for Consumer Products

DHAKA, BANGLADESH -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/15 -- Bangladesh is emerging as one of the world''s next great growth opportunities for companies with a keen understanding of the nation''s rising consumer class. Every year, 2 million Bangladeshis join the ranks of middle-class and affluent consumers, and they are highly optimistic about the future, value foreign brands, and are jumping onto the digital bandwagon. These are among the findings in a new report by.The report, titled ...


22.10.2015

Transportation, Network Redesign Top Priorities for CPG Supply-Chain Leaders

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/15 -- A fast-changing, increasingly complex environment is posing daunting challenges for supply chain leaders at consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. According to a new report by and the , their most pressing concerns today are transportation and network redesign -- priorities that just two years ago barely registered on their radar..The report -- -- identifies the six top trends that emerged from the 2015 GMA/BCG Supply Chain Benchmarking Study. The ...


19.10.2015

How to Cure What Ails Europe''s Venture Capital Market

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/19/15 -- How healthy is the European venture capital (VC) ecosystem? By some measures, it''s thriving. VC investments are on a healthy upward trend, returns and money multiples are growing, innovation hubs are emerging, and serial entrepreneurs are flourishing. But European fund-raising has steadily slowed, while U.S. investment in European ventures is on a sharp upward trend, according to a new report from and IESE Business School.The report cha ...


19.10.2015

Strategic Acquirers Create More Value Than Nonacquisitive Companies

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/12/15 -- While more than half of all corporate acquisitions destroy value, companies that are frequent acquirers far outperform both one-time acquirers and nonacquirers in creating value for their shareholders, according to a new report by . Experienced acquirers also grow significantly faster -- on both the top and bottom lines -- than companies that rely only on organic growth. BCG''s 2015 M&A report, titled , is being released today.In con ...


12.10.2015

To Defend Payments Businesses, Banks Must Focus on Customer Pain Points

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 -- As payments and transaction-banking businesses evolve at a dizzying pace amid a toughening regulatory climate and digital innovations, banks can prevail over rivals by using their own vast infrastructure and customer knowledge, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.The report, BCG''s thirteenth study of the global payments business, offers a comprehensive overview of the industry. It also discusses the findings ...


08.10.2015

Latest Book From The Boston Consulting Group Establishes Eight Rules for Brands to Grow

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- Every brand wants to be number one in consumers'' minds, but very few brands actually are. In fact, only 100 of the 10,000 multimillion-dollar consumer companies around the world can claim to be an "apostle brand" -- one that inspires enduring trust, loyalty, and almost evangelical endorsement, according to , the latest book from , available now.The book -- coauthored by BCG senior partners Michael J. Silverstein, Dylan Bolden, Rune ...


05.10.2015

BCG and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Announce Partnership to Advance Social Business

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- today announced its newest global social impact partner: Professor Muhammad Yunus and his social business network, including , which accelerates and finances social businesses in emerging economies. As with its five other global social impact partners -- the World Food Programme, Save the Children International, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WWF, and Teach For All -- BCG will dedicate staff and undertake a series of projects to tackle the ...


30.09.2015

Conventional Wisdom Says Customers Are Fickle and Unpredictable; New Book From The Boston Consulting Group Says You Can Predict Consumer Behavior if You Just Ask the Right Questions

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- Conventional wisdom says consumers are fickle, inconsistent and unpredictable.But that''s not true, according to a new book from . Companies will discover that consumers are perfectly consistent and easy to understand -- in ways that unlock new growth opportunities for brands. All companies have to do is ask the right kinds of questions, questions that identify what really drives choice. Companies that understand how and why consumers make ch ...


28.09.2015

Industry 4.0 Will Promote Job Growth, but Stakeholders Must Help the Workforce Adapt

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- The new digital industrial technologies collectively known as Industry 4.0 will transform the industrial workforce. Although more jobs will be gained than lost, workers will require significantly different skills. By applying technologies such as augmented reality, manufacturers can help people remain in or return to the workforce in entirely new roles. These findings are presented in a new report by titled The report is being released today.To ...


28.09.2015

New Digital Capabilities Index Reveals Big Performance Gaps in Marketers'' Skills

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/15 -- Companies lack the digital capabilities they need to market effectively in today''s fast-evolving environment across a comprehensive series of skills and channels, according to research released today by . Making matters worse, marketers are focusing their efforts on channels such as websites and search, from which consumers have largely moved on, at the expense of developing more valuable skills in far more important channels suc ...


24.09.2015

As China''s Outbound M&A Enters a New Era, the Pressure Mounts on Chinese Acquirers to Raise Their Game

BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- Chinese deal making is on the upswing: in 2014 alone, Chinese companies made 154 outbound M&A deals, with a total value of $26.1 billion. But Chinese acquirers complete just 67 percent of their outbound deals, on average, far less than developed-world acquirers. To improve that record, Chinese acquirers must invest heavily in the skills, capabilities, and international talent needed to succeed on the global stage, according to a new report from ...


23.09.2015

Companies Thrive Despite Emerging Asia''s Structural Barriers by Proactively Shaping the Business Ecosystem

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/15 -- Despite the economic slowdown in many emerging markets in Asia, the region offers some of the world''s greatest growth opportunities. While most companies are stymied by the region''s talent gaps, inadequate infrastructure, and uncertain regulatory environments, a handful of highly entrepreneurial companies are finding innovative ways to overcome these obstacles -- and as a result are building formidable competitive advantages. These ...


18.09.2015

BCG to Launch Principal Investors & Private Equity (PIPE) Practice Area

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/15 -- announced today the launch of its newest global practice area, Principal Investors & Private Equity (PIPE).Led by Tawfik Hammoud, a senior partner based in the company''s Toronto office, the new practice area consolidates BCG''s decades of experience in principal investing and private equity under a newly expanded global platform in order to more quickly bring the firm''s expertise and insights to clients."Since ...


16.09.2015



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