David Harding - Advisory Partner in the Bain's Corporate Finance practice (Boston)

David Harding – Advisory Partner in the Bain’s Corporate Finance practice (Boston)

David Harding is a leader in the Bain’s Corporate Finance practice. He is also a former leader of the firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

He began his career at Bain working in a variety of consumer durable and consumable companies cutting his teeth on a variety of marketing, sales, supply chain and strategy cases. He is also a founding member of Bain’s Consumer Products practice.

David co-authored Mastering the Merger, published by Harvard Business Press. This well-received book lays out the fundamental disciplines that expert practioners deploy to increase their odds of deal success.

David speaks and writes frequently on M&A and strategy issues. He has co-authored eight articles in Harvard Business Review and has written for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and other international publications. Prior to joining Bain, he was a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company.

He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Harding is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he received a bachelor of business administration.

Latest reviews by David Harding
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Mergers & Acquisitions Activity in 2023. Global M&A Volume & Capital
Mergers and acquisitions activity (M&A) at the beginning of 2023 is expected to remain somewhat muted, consistent with the environment in the second half of 2022