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Deeply cynical Bain’s damage control does little to fix the harm done in SA
Nicole Fritz
Aug 16, 2022

On Friday, Stephen York, Bain & Company’s managing partner in South Africa, took out a page three, full-page advert in Business Day appealing for “constructive dialogue” with South Africans. It comes in response to the UK’s recent decision to ban Bain from receiving work from the UK’s Cabinet Office for a period of three years, a move triggered by disclosure of Bain’s involvement in state capture in South Africa and specifically the dismantlement of the South African Revenue Service (SARS).