Unformatted text preview: Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms (2009) 5 Accenture 2008 Q‐10 report 6 Accenture 2008 Q‐10 report 2 Background Bain & Company is a privately held management consultancy with 38 offices (in 25 countries), employing over 4300 consultants. The firm typically works for Fortune 500 corporations and other high‐profile organizations, however it also maintains a relatively healthy group of small and midsized corporations for a firm of its prestige7. Bain is a member of the “Big Three” consulting firms along with BCG and McKinsey. Bain’s services include corporate and organizational strategy, supply chain management, marketing, pricing, information technology, mergers and acquisitions, and business performance8, and are provided across a wide range of industries including consumer products, energy and utilities, financial services, health care, mining, retail, technology and transportation, and the public sector. But where Bain really shines is mergers and acquisitions; the firm’s fingerprints frequently show up in the top deals. Capabilities & Tools Bain is famous for a result‐driven approach and aligning its financial incentives with those of the client (it was one of the first strategy consulting firms to accept equity instead of...
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