Crisis management

In today's environment, businesses need to effectively manage critical events that have the potential to cause significant business interruption and generate extensive media coverage. Whether you are an executive or owner of an organization that is experiencing a business crisis, or an adviser or lender to one, PricewaterhouseCoopers can help you respond to and control the situation.

Business recovery services
A tough economic climate, rapid market changes, new competitors, disruptive technologies, strategic errors - any or all of these can plunge a company into serious financial distress. Left unaddressed, they may threaten corporate survival. Whether these factors occur in isolation or converge, they typically trigger a host of problems, including underperformance, declining earnings, and liquidity and cash-flow blockages. Companies often exhibit symptoms of distress well before a crisis erupts. In many cases, a downward spiral is not inevitable. It can be arrested and reversed. Early detection and swift, decisive action are the keys to restoring performance and value. That's why timely, expert advice is critical. PwC’s business recovery specialists are trained to rapidly identify problem areas, gain cooperation and consensus, resolve issues quickly and efficiently, and implement solutions with sensitivity and precision. PwC’s experienced teams offer a full range of recovery services, from turnaround and restructuring plans to exit strategies. Our Business Recovery Services practice is supported by PwC’s vast network of industry, tax, legal, and financial experts – giving us a depth and breadth that no other firm can match.

Dispute analysis and investigations
As globalization intensifies, disputes and other difficulties inevitably arise more frequently. Such challenges often involve diverse cultures and legal systems, as well as unfamiliar regulatory and accountability requirements. Our Dispute Analysis & Investigations: practice combines financial accounting skills with investigative rigor, industry expertise, and the most advanced forensic technologies available—all on a global scale. Whether in the boardroom or the courtroom, our teams specialize in minimizing business disruptions, financial loss, and reputational damage—and implementing effective remedial action.