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PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/sk
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Global Annual Review
In FY 2012 (ending 30 June) worldwide gross revenues of PwC's network of member firms increased by 8.0% to US$ 31.5 billion. For the first time, PwC's annual revenues have exceeded US$30 billion. Go to www.pwc.com/annualreview
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Our history and PwC in Slovakia
PwC has been created by the merger of two firms - Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand - each with historical roots going back some 150 years. Set out below are some key milestones in the history of both firms.
- 1849 – Samuel Lowell Price sets up in business in London.
- 1854 – William Cooper establishes his own practice in London, which seven years later becomes Cooper Brothers.
- 1865 – Price, Holyland and Waterhouse join forces in partnership 1874 Name changes to Price, Waterhouse & Co.
- 1898 – Robert H. Montgomery, William M. Lybrand, Adam A. Ross Jr. and his brother T. Edward Ross form Lybrand, Ross Brothers and Montgomery.
- 1957 – Cooper Brothers & Co (UK), McDonald, Currie and Co (Canada) and Lybrand, Ross Bros & Montgomery (US) merge to form Coopers & Lybrand.
- 1982 – Price Waterhouse World Firm formed.
- 1990 – Coopers & Lybrand merges with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in a number of countries around the world.
- 1991 - Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand enter Slovak market.
- 1998 – Worldwide merger of Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand to create PricewaterhouseCoopers.
- 2010 – Rebranding of the global network to PwC.
- 2011 - PwC celebrates 20 years of presence on the Slovak market.