Industrial products

Mission control: Fourth-quarter 2015 aerospace & defense industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


2015 was a record year in M&A for the A&D sector with a total deal value of $61.7 billion, nearly three times the value in 2014 and more than 50 percent higher than the previous record year in 2007.

Intersections: Fourth-quarter 2015 transportation & logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


Deal value in T&L sector nearly doubled (from $87 billion to $172.7 billion) in 2015, compared to the previous year, despite a slight decrease in volume over the same period.

Engineering growth: Fourth-quarter 2015 engineering & construction industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


Deal activity remained strong in the E&C sector for 2015 with 227 deals, while average deal value declined as a result of the acquisition of smaller players in deals aimed at enhancing product offerings and expanding geographic coverage.

Assembling value: Fourth-quarter 2015 industrial manufacturing industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


2015 was a strong year for industrial manufacturing M&A as deal volume increased to its highest total in a decade. Despite a 30% decrease in value compared to 2014, deal value remained well above the ten-year historical average for the sector.

Chemical compounds: Fourth-quarter 2015 chemical industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


2015 ends with the December announcement of a $62.1 billion merger between two chemical giants, in an otherwise flat year for M&A in the Chemicals sector.

Are leases embedded in your contracts?


FASB’s new leasing guidance requires lessees to record leases embedded in other arrangements on their balance sheets.

Aviation Perspectives: Volume 4.1


For this special edition of Aviation Perspectives, join us as we introduce a new mini-series that analyzes cybersecurity in the airline industry.

2015 Global Airline CEO Survey: Getting clear of the clouds


PwC’s Global CEO Survey gives company leaders, governments and the world’s business community a unique insight into the vision and decisions of the global CEO.

Influence of megatrends at top leading manufacturing companies


The world is changing at a rapid pace and it can be hard to keep up. One way of making sense of the churn around us is to understand the major underlying forces, or megatrends, driving the economic, social, and political environment.

Industrial Products: 2015 SEC comment letter trends


SEC comment letter trends for Industrial Products companies is an analysis of SEC staff comments to help executives understand key trends that are relevant to companies in the Industrial Products sector.