Press releases-2013

23 December 2013

PwC and Booz & Company combination is approved by Booz & Company Partners 


12 December 2013

PwC takes home two awards at the Middle East Accountancy & Finance Excellence Awards 2013

  • Corporate Finance Deal of the Year
  • ICAEW Chartered Accountant of the Year

8 December 2013

PwC launches its Arabic Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Jordan

Arabic Centre of Excellence will create new jobs in Jordan in the coming years


20 November 2013

Paying taxes 2014: Middle East expected to continue balancing their need for sustainable tax revenues and attracting investment

United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia retain the top 3 ranks


30 October 2013

PwC and Booz & Company Announce Signing of Conditional Merger Agreement


30 October 2013

First quarter since 2011 with no listings on Tadawul

Optimism increases in the revival of GCC markets in the near future


29 October 2013

Driving the Growth of Talent

PwC, Zain, National Bank of Kuwait and Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co. launch the PIN2 challenge for the second year


18 September 2013

Sharing Knowledge with 7 regional technology entrepreneurs

PwC hosts a 3 days training workshop in collaboration with i2 Institute


9 July 2013

GCC markets fall in Q2 2013 with a 90% drop in average offering value compared to Q1


1 July 2013

PwC Names Hani Ashkar as Middle East Senior Partner

The firm moves to the next stage of development in the region with a focus on the growth of local talent.


26 May 2013

Middle Eastern CEOs are more confident about growth than their global counterparts

PwC's Middle East 2013 CEO survey touches upon growth prospects and opportunities “Go abroad” strategies , business risks and workforce availability

Optimism in the region is being translated into expectations of major increase in employment headcount


15 May 2013

Family businesses at the forefront of Middle East’s growth

PwC reveals results of Middle East Family Business Survey in an event hosted in collaboration with the Dubai Women Business Council


30 April 2013

PwC: Gulf investors regain a quiet confidence in overseas investments

  • In 2012, companies in high-growth markets secured mature market deals worth US$32.6 billion, which is almost three times the figure reported in 2005.
  • Gulf buyers maintain a strong interest in UK and Europe investments, accounting for the majority of mature market deals from the GCC.

21 April 2013

PwC: Banking M&A deals on the rise in the Middle East amid global decline

Middle East banks showing increasing confidence in expansion beyond domestic markets


15 April 2013

GCC IPO market activity continues to be slow in the first quarter


3 April 2013

PwC 2013 "State of the Profession Survey" finds strong need to enhance internal audit capabilities in critical risk areas

In the Middle East opportunities exist for internal audit to take a lead in risk awareness


27 March 2013

PwC announces winners of PIN² Challenge

Sponsored by Zain, NBK and Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial, PwC’s 6 month PIN² Challenge concludes in Kuwait


17 March 2013

First intensive Mini MBA from a professional services firm offered in the region

PwC rolls out Mini MBA Programme in the UAE


19 February 2013

PwC survey reveals higher innovation uptake in the Middle East

80% of companies in the Middle East set to increase their innovation investments


12 February 2013

A healthier economic environment in the GCC region lays the foundation to a stronger IPO market for 2013


05 February 2013

PwC hosts Itijah Venture in Amman to address water sustainability concerns

Leaders from Middle East and Europe tackle the challenge of “Water Scarcity” in the Middle East


23 January 2013

CEO confidence in growth down

Majority of CEOs Say Global Economy to Remain Stalled in 2013