A startup is disrupting the consulting industry

Dec 9, 2015
With college grads balking at the downside to elite jobs, there's an alternative.

Private equity firms: Job creators or job destroyers?

Jul 16, 2012
We'll likely hear more this week about when, exactly, Mitt Romney left his top job at Bain Capital. But here's the question that will persist: Job creator, or job destroyer? And that question's bigger than Bain, bigger than Romney -- bigger than any one election.

Report: Mitt Romney stayed at Bain longer than he's claimed

Jul 12, 2012
The Boston Globe is reporting this morning that government documents show GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney remained CEO and chairman of the private equity firm Bain Capital for three years after he has said he left Bain.

Romney's role in pioneering the outsourcing of jobs

Jun 27, 2012
The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.

Private equity and the campaign

May 15, 2012
Here's a topic you'll hear a lot about in the general election: private equity. And you can thank one of Mitt Romney's Republican opponents for that.

Guitar Center strums a new tune

Apr 19, 2012
The national music instrument retailer opens more stores. Bain Capital took Guitar Center private five years ago. What's the secret to its growth?

For public good, not for profit.

The influence of Mitt Romney's business background

Mar 21, 2012
What drives the Republican presidential candidate, and what's more important than the simple fact that he has wealthy friends.

How Romney made money after retirement

Jan 26, 2012
Bain Capital may sell companies years after buying them, then partners get their share of profits.