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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

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

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

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

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

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

Car Sharing Will Keep Growing, but It Will Not Disrupt the Automotive Industry

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/23/16 -- Car sharing is taking hold in large urban areas in both mature and emerging markets, growing rapidly in areas that clear certain social, economic, and demographic thresholds. In Germany, for example, some 140 different car-sharing services are in operation, controlling a car-sharing fleet that has grown from about 1,000 vehicles in 2001 to more than 15,400 today -- about 50% of the total European fleet -- with most of the growth coming since 2011. The ...


23.02.2016

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

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

U.S. Is Now the Preferred Location for New Factory Capacity to Serve U.S. Market as Interest in Reshoring Stays Strong

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/15 -- Of manufacturers planning to add production capacity over the next five years for goods consumed in the U.S., more plan to add that capacity in the U.S. than in any other country -- a sharp reversal since as recently as two years ago. And a rising percentage of U.S.-based executives at the manufacturers say they are already in the process of reshoring production work from China. These are among the findings of new research released today by .Thirty-on ...


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

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

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

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

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

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- For the second 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. In fact, BCG has never been ranked outside the top five."BCG has been on an amazing and incredibly consistent run the last 15 years. There''s simply no question that BCG is an incredible place to work and the very best consulting firm to work for th ...


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

BCG Wins Award for Pro Bono Work With the United Nations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/11/15 -- has received an award from Consulting magazine, the industry''s leading trade publication, for the firm''s pro bono efforts to help the United Nations fight the Ebola crisis.BCG won an Excellence in Social & Community Investment award for its work supporting the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER). The firm was one of 15 consultancies honored last night, along with the clients they served, at a gala d ...


11.09.2015

Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World 2050

DALIAN, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/15 -- A new report, , has been launched today as part of the World Economic Forum''s Industry Agenda publication.Few industries are more fundamental to global social and economic development than mining and metals. Important in itself, representing more than $2 trillion in revenue, it also connects to the value chains of most other economic and industrial activities. The industry will face major challenges in the years to come. The future of our ...


10.09.2015

What Really Shapes the Customer Experience

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/15 -- Four aspects of the customer experience get people talking about a brand: value for money, customer service, product satisfaction, and an emotional connection with the brand, according to a new report by . Word-of-mouth recommendations offer a critical way to measure and improve a company''s performance on each dimension -- and ultimately to boost growth. The report, titled , is being released today."A compelling customer experience sepa ...


09.09.2015

The Road to Autonomous Vehicles Must Be Paved With Collaboration Among All Stakeholders

FRANKFURT, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/08/15 -- The era of the autonomous vehicle (AV) is fast approaching. Mass-market adoption of AVs will be the greatest inflection point for the automotive industry since the introduction of the assembly line and will confer tremendous benefits on society, according to a new report from . The report, titled , is being released today. It is the second in a series of reports, following .The advent of AVs also confronts OEMs, suppliers, regulators, infrastru ...


08.09.2015

To Create Value, Mining Companies Need to Dig Deeper in Their Productivity Efforts

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/15 -- Creating value remains an uphill battle for mining companies. Although unit costs have stabilized, falling commodity prices and slowing production have made it hard to deliver positive total shareholder return (TSR) -- and current productivity programs are running out of steam. That''s according to , a new report being released today by .The report examines TSR for 101 mining companies from 2010 through 2014. Over that period, the median TSR ...


26.08.2015

The Boston Consulting Group Acquires Stake in TSG Consulting

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/15 -- today announced that it has acquired a minority stake in , one of the world''s leading advanced-analytics firms specializing in simulation and optimization. The size of the stake and the investment were not disclosed.An exclusive strategic partnership between the two firms will bring leading-edge advanced modeling capabilities to a broader range of clients worldwide, according to both firms.TSG Consulting, with a heritage in mining an ...


26.08.2015

Branded Content Scores Big With Consumers in Multiple Markets

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/15 -- The response to individual programs can vary, but as a category, branded content is a big hit with consumers in major markets such as the US and Italy, according to multimarket research by . In the US, one of four markets surveyed for a new report, 96 percent of consumers said they trust brands that use content to inform them or help them meet a need or that provide useful information without trying to sell them something. The report, , is being rele ...


29.07.2015

Even Companies Facing Strong Economic Headwinds Can Deliver Superior Shareholder Value

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/15 -- The world''s top value creators are often the beneficiaries of key structural advantages or economic tailwinds. But even companies that don''t enjoy such advantages can deliver superior total shareholder return (TSR) relative to their peers, according to a new report by ).When it comes to value creation, what really matters is both absolute performance and performance when compared with a relevant peer group. Achieving superior rela ...


24.07.2015

Despite a Strong Dollar, the U.S. Retains a Big Manufacturing Cost Advantage Over Europe, Japan, and Other Developed Countries

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/15 -- The rise of the U.S. dollar against the euro and other world currencies over the past year has reduced the cost-competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing compared with economies such as Germany, France, Japan, Australia, and Brazil. But the U.S. still maintains a very significant cost advantage over these economies, and therefore manufacturers are unlikely to shift production to other nations. These are among the findings of new research released today by ...


22.07.2015

Programmatic Ad Sales Boost Overall Revenues, Profits for Publishers

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/15 -- As programmatic advertising gains a growing share of the digital market and the line between traditional direct and programmatic sales blurs, publishers that base their strategies in both channels boost revenues and CPMs, outperforming the market, according to a new report by . The report, titled , is being released today.Many publishers still treat programmatic sales as a lower priority: fewer than 25 percent of publishers regularly transl ...


16.07.2015

North American Chemical Companies Must Make Moves to Outmaneuver Competitors in Their Revitalized Industry

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/15 -- Major market forces, primarily the availability of low-cost natural gas and natural-gas liquids (NGLs) and the return of manufacturing to the U.S., are powering a once-in-a-generation renaissance in the North American chemical industry. In this environment of increased growth, companies must adapt quickly to maximize their competitive advantages and seize new opportunities. , a new report out today from , analyzes the forces behind the industry'& ...


08.07.2015

Asset Managers Achieve Record Profits and Assets, but Fee Pressures Rise

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/15 -- The asset management industry''s global profits and assets have risen to record levels, but securing future growth will require managers to ramp up their go-to-market efforts, notably through data-driven capabilities, according to a new report by .Worldwide assets under management (AuM) grew to $74 trillion in 2014 -- a third consecutive annual record -- according to BCG''s thirteenth annual report of the asset-management industry ...


07.07.2015

A Hard Road: Why CPG Companies Need a Strategic Approach to Transportation

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/15 -- Getting products to retailers is increasingly an uphill battle for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Eighty percent of CPG supply chain leaders say transportation is now their greatest worry, according to a new report by and the released today. is based on the 2015 BCG/GMA Supply Chain Benchmarking Study, the ninth in GMA''s benchmarking series on manufacturers'' outbound supply chain logistics.Since the last BCG/GMA surve ...


30.06.2015

How Mining Companies Can Beat the Exploration Crisis: Lessons From the Legends

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/15 -- Mineral exploration worldwide is in crisis, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.From 2010 through 2013, the annual number of discoveries (excluding bulk commodities) declined by more than half, even after adjusting for discoveries yet to be drilled out. The number of giant discoveries dropped to only one or two per year. The sharp decline in discoveries has occurred despite a period of significant increases in explorati ...


29.06.2015

A Two-Speed Consumer Market Emerges in China

BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/15 -- Despite the slowdown in economic growth in China, a vibrant group of high-speed households will rapidly increase their spending between 2015 and 2020, according to a survey conducted by China Center for Consumer and Customer Insight''s annual survey of consumer sentiment.These households, which disproportionately consist of households in the middle class and above in urban areas, generate about $1.7 trillion of the $3.2 trillion in total ...


28.06.2015

Emerging-Market Companies Shaking Up Global Competition in Automotive Supply, Construction Equipment, and Chemicals

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/15 -- Companies based in emerging markets are dramatically transforming the global automotive-supply, construction equipment, and chemical industries and rapidly closing the gap with leading multinational corporations (MNCs) in terms of global revenues, according to a new report released today by .The report, titled , notes that the top ten emerging-market players (EMPs) in most industries have been growing five to ten times faster than the ten leading ...


23.06.2015

BCG Health Care Expert Stefan Larsson Named One of the Year''s Top Consultants

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/15 -- , global leader of Health Care Payer and Provider Services at , has been named one of the top 25 consultants of 2015 by Consulting magazine, the industry''s leading trade publication. Larsson, who is based in Stockholm and leads the BCG Health Care practice in the area of value-based health care (VBHC), was honored in the Excellence in Health Care category."We were impressed with the nearly 400 nominations we received this year. Each y ...


19.06.2015

U.S. East-Coast Ports Could Gain 10 Percent Additional Share of Container Traffic From East Asia Following the Panama Canal Expansion

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/15 -- Following the Panama Canal expansion in 2016, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the U.S. from East Asia could shift from West Coast ports to East Coast ports by 2020, according to new research conducted by and . Rerouting that volume is equivalent to building a port roughly double the size of the ports in Savannah and Charleston.The research -- which involved extensive scenario analyses based on differing levels of demand, capacity, and costs - ...


17.06.2015

Growth Continues, but Skies Are Not All Blue for Wealth Managers

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/15/15 -- Global private wealth rose at a healthy pace in 2014, just under that of the previous year, but wealth managers must raise their games on numerous fronts and decide where to invest in their own businesses if they hope to ensure profitability through 2020, according to a new report by , , being released today.The report, BCG''s fifteenth annual study of the global wealth-management industry, addresses the current and future size of the marke ...


15.06.2015

New Book From The Boston Consulting Group Says It''s Time for Business Leaders to Rethink Their Approach to Strategy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/15 -- One in three public companies likely won''t be around in five years, and the spread between the highest- and lowest-performing companies has never been greater, according to new research from . Identifying effective corporate strategy is more important than ever before, and this is the central theme of the latest BCG book, .For many companies, the traditional approach to strategy -- the kind most managers learned in business school -- does ...


10.06.2015

Upcoming Report on Aerospace and Defense Separates Facts From Myths

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/15 -- As many investors and analysts are aware, aerospace and defense companies have outperformed the broader stock market over the short, medium, and long term. But what''s driving that outperformance? Profit margins? "Asset-light" business models? Dividend payouts? None of the above, according to an upcoming publication by the aerospace and defense sector of . Analyzing extensive data on the total shareholder return (TSR) of 51 publi ...


10.06.2015

Innovative Strategy Would Allow U.S. to Capitalize on America''s New Energy Advantage While Protecting the Environment and Speeding the Transition to a Lower-Carbon Energy Future

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/15 -- In a new report released today, experts at and have put forward a comprehensive plan to overcome the false trade-offs between reaping the enormous economic benefits of developing unconventional gas and oil, minimizing environmental impacts, and making major progress toward reduced greenhouse-gas emissions.The report, , provides solutions to breaking the gridlock that threatens America''s historic energy opportunity. It outlines a strategic, ...


10.06.2015

Only One in Ten Companies Has Fully Mastered Globalization

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/15 -- Despite a concerted push to expand their overseas presence in recent decades, few companies are ready to build and run truly global organizations and operations, according to a survey of executives conducted jointly by and . The findings are discussed in The Globalization Capability Gap: Execution, Not Strategy, Separates Leaders from Laggards, a report released today.The survey found that:Companies have high global aspirations and confidence in their ...


09.06.2015

Ebola Response Reveals the Need for New Models for Collaboration Between the Private and Public Sectors

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/15 -- The private sector played an important role in the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa not only by providing financial and in-kind donations but also by acting as a partner to support response activities. Yet the private sector''s engagement with the public sector was often uncoordinated. There is an urgent need to develop public-private partnerships that encourage preparedness and develop ways of working in adva ...


04.06.2015

Efficient Infrastructure Project Preparation Can Transform Africa

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/01/15 -- The pipeline of bankable infrastructure projects in Africa could be significantly enhanced once the preparation phase is better designed and resourced. That is the finding of a new World Economic Forum report, developed with . The report, titled , shows how early-stage adjustments could boost the number, scale, and sustainability of the region''s infrastructure assets.Vital infrastructure projects -- whether highways or hospitals ...


01.06.2015

A New Global Divide: More Than Half of the World''s Population Lives in Countries That Are Falling Behind in Sustainable Development

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/15 -- More than half of the global population lives in countries that are weak and falling behind the rest of the world across four key sustainability measures: income equality, civil society, governance, and environment. This new global sustainability gap is just one of the key findings of a new report released today by .The report is based on the firm''s latest study of worldwide economic growth trends using BCG''s Sustainab ...


27.05.2015

Leadership at All Levels of South Africa Is Needed to Address Four Key Social and Economic Problems

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/15 -- South Africa needs leadership at all levels to better translate its national wealth into the well-being of its citizens, with the most urgent need in four critical areas: education, health care, unemployment, and income inequality. There are solutions at hand and opportunities for the taking, but they require sustained effort from leaders in both the public and private sectors if the nation is to make material progress, argues a report ...


21.05.2015

Beleaguered Investment Banks Facing Uphill Battle

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/11/15 -- Facing ongoing challenges from disruptive industry trends, investment banks must take action on a number of fronts if they hope to put themselves on a positive trajectory for the future, according to a new report by . The report, , is being released today.The report, BCG''s fourth annual study of the capital markets and investment banking (CMIB) business, provides a detailed examination of key market developments, placing special emphasis o ...


11.05.2015

The Internet Now Contributes 10 Percent of GDP to the UK Economy, Surpassing the Manufacturing and Retail Sectors

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/15 -- The UK has retained its position as the largest Internet economy in the G-20, according to research released today by . The sector has seen strong growth since 2010, but fresh digital-policy commitments are needed to ensure this trend continues.The Internet is now the UK''s second-biggest economic contributor behind the property sector, having overtaken manufacturing and retail. BCG expects the Internet economy to contribute £ 180 ...


30.04.2015

Striking Gap Between Where Brazil''s Leading Retailers Operate Now and Where Consumer Demand Will Be in the Future

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/15 -- Through 2020, consumers in the interior regions of Brazil are expected to account for more than 45 percent of growth in the retail sector, or $60 billion in new purchases. Yet few of the country''s retailers are prepared to capitalize on this growth opportunity, largely because they''ve focused their efforts almost exclusively on Brazil''s highly populated coastal cities. According to a new report by and BCG'& ...


29.04.2015

Mexico Is Ready for a Takeoff in Consumer Spending, Powered by Rapid Growth in Middle-Income Households

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/15 -- Mexico is poised for a long-awaited takeoff in consumer spending, powered by millions of households entering the middle class in this decade and high optimism about the future. Consumption by middle-income households is projected to increase by an average of around 7 percent annually through 2018 -- and could rise faster if a set of recent economic reforms succeeds in boosting growth. These are among the findings in a new report released today ...


27.04.2015

A New Study Explores the Link Between European Railway Performance and Allocation of Public Subsidies

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/15 -- Understanding the most effective model for allocating public subsidies between infrastructure managers and train-operating companies is critical for improving railway performance in Europe, according to a new report by , titled The 2015 European Railway Performance Index: Exploring the Link Between Performance and Public Cost.For national railway systems in Europe, public subsidies provide essential funds to support infrastructure maintenance and pa ...


27.04.2015

Growing, Shifting Digital Use in India Means Big Changes for Marketers and Media Companies

DELHI, INDIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- Fast-rising digital penetration and use along with massive and far-reaching shifts in India''s digital-user base mean big changes for marketing and media companies.According to a report released today by , , there will be as many as 550 million connected consumers -- 40 percent of the population -- in 2018. Equally significant are the changes taking place in who these consumers are and how they are using their devices. The report is based o ...


22.04.2015

New Report Details the Likely Evolution of the Market for Self-Driving Cars

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/15 -- The development of autonomous-driving technology is gaining momentum, and vehicles with varying levels of self-driving capability will start to become available to consumers as early as this summer, according to a new report by . The report, titled , is being released today.Revolution in the Driver''s Seat extends BCG''s ongoing research into the trends driving the development and likely adoption of autonomous vehicles (AVs). ...


21.04.2015

New Report Explores Long-Term Challenges to Global ICT Ecosystem

JAKARTA, INDONESIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/15 -- At a time when the potential of the Internet for economic and social benefit seems boundless, major issues loom that could affect the ability of billions of people -- many of them in emerging markets -- to get connected and participate fully in the digital economy. These issues, which range from building out a network that can support the growing and changing nature of usage and the rise of the Internet of Things, are explored in depth in a new ...


20.04.2015

CORRECTION - Reducing e-Friction Delivers Economic Benefits and Speeds Growth

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/15 -- In the news release, "Reducing e-Friction Delivers Economic Benefits and Speeds Growth," issued Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by The Boston Consulting Group, we are advised by the company of various material changes to the release. Complete corrected text follows.BARCELONA, SPAIN -- March 3, 2015 -- Addressing the five main causes of "e-friction" can help countries realize greater economic and social benefits from the digital economy ...


15.04.2015

The Boston Consulting Group Releases Strong 2014 Growth Numbers; Reelects CEO Rich Lesser

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/09/15 -- , one of the world''s leading management consulting firms, announced today that , 52, was reelected for a second three-year term as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2015. Lesser''s reelection comes on the heels of another strong year for BCG, which reported 17 percent global revenue growth and an 8 percent increase in workforce.BCG''s partner group, numbering more than 850, reelected Lesser i ...


09.03.2015

Auto Suppliers Face a Growing Financial Squeeze as Automakers Demand Both Deep Cost Cuts and Local Production

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/15 -- Automotive suppliers are under mounting pressure to satisfy two conflicting customer demands: to cut costs and to open more factories in fast-growing emerging markets so that they can be closer to their customers'' production plants. Striking the right balance between cost and proximity in global manufacturing networks will be one of the industry''s greatest challenges, according to a new report by , conducted in partnershi ...


03.03.2015

European Consumers Value Media at About EUR2,100 per Year, of Which EUR1,077 Comes From Online Media

LONDON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- Media are migrating online at a rapid rate, and economic value is following, according to a new study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). European consumers value online media at EUR1,077 per year over and above what they pay for it, or approximately half the EUR2,078 online and offline total for each connected consumer.Across the nine European countries covered by the new BCG report, "," the online net value, or "consumer surplus," r ...


23.04.2013

Brazil, on Its Way to Becoming an International Business Hub, Offers Value to the Committed Investor

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- Investing in Brazil is not for the uncommitted or faint-hearted, but it offers immense promise to those who are well informed, says a new report released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). While Brazilian growth has slowed recently, it retains advantages over the other BRIC economies; it is richer than India and China and larger and more democratically stable than Russia."Brazil always has its challenges, and there are certainly wa ...


22.04.2013

BCG Report Assesses Mobile's Transformative Impact and Potential

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/13 -- In the year that mobile access will overtake fixed-line access as the world's primary way of going online, multiple technological, economic, and demographic factors are converging to give mobile the capabilities, scale, and reach achieved by few other technological advances, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group. In "Through the Mobile Looking Glass: The Transformative Potential of Mobile Technologies," BCG argues that ...


14.04.2013

BCG Partners With the Financial Times and Other Top Content Organizations as Part of Its 50th Anniversary

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/13 -- has announced a series of partnerships with some of the world's premier content organizations to engage leaders on the requirements for success in today's volatile environment and to mark the firm's fiftieth anniversary.At the heart of these partnerships will be BCG's Game Changing Program -- a year-long endeavor that addresses the most fundamental dynamics facing leaders at a time of unprecedented turbulence. As part of this progr ...


11.04.2013

BCG Continues Its Steady Growth and Announces Three New Offices

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management consulting firms, announced today that it recently opened three new offices -- in Montreal, Seattle, and Bogotá -- enlarging the firm's global footprint to 78 offices in 43 countries.The announcement follows a strong performance in 2012, when the firm generated $3.7 billion in worldwide revenue, up 9 percent over the previous year (in constant dollars). At the same time, ...


10.04.2013

M&A Can Succeed If Acquirers Limit the Seller's Share of Synergies

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/13 -- Companies that engage in mergers and acquisitions often justify the deals by pointing to the potential synergies that transactions will unlock. But those acquirers also know how much of the synergies they can afford to award the seller in the form of a transaction price premium. Research shows that successful acquirers share only about one-third of the annual capitalized value of synergies with sellers, according to a new report by The Boston Consu ...


26.03.2013

Simplifying IT Complexity a Major Opportunity for Many Companies

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 -- Too much complexity in a company's IT environment can drive up the company's IT costs materially. It can also reduce the IT function's speed, flexibility, and ability to support the company's business objectives, taking a toll on the company's competitive prospects. But successfully tackling extraneous IT complexity is difficult and demands a multipronged approach, says a new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The re ...


20.03.2013

Germany's Overhaul of Its Power System May Put It at the Vanguard of a Nascent Global Transformation

BERLIN -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/13 -- Global electricity markets are in the early stages of a secular transformation -- and Germany's bold reshaping of its power system could serve as a paradigm, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled Toward a New Balance of Power: Is Germany Pioneering a Global Transformation of the Energy Sector?, is being released today.Driven by a confluence of forces -- chief among them being environmental concerns, worries ...


13.03.2013

Current Approach to Governing Personal Data Needs Updating for a Big Data World

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 -- A new approach to personal data is needed in order to strike a balance between protecting individuals and unlocking innovation, according to a new World Economic Forum report released today. "," a collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), explores how the principles for using personal data may need to be refreshed to ensure the trusted flow of data for individuals, businesses, and governments.The report highlights outcomes from a ...


28.02.2013

Public-Private Partnerships Can Play a Key Role in Addressing the Looming Global Infrastructure Crisis, Says a New Report by The Boston Consulting Group

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 -- Infrastructure investment around the world is lagging demand by $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion annually, creating a potentially significant headwind to economic growth. To close the gap, governments must find new ways to spur infrastructure investment. One particularly promising move is to link up with private-sector companies through public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group. The report, "Bridging t ...


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