Airlines have long grappled with uncertainties. They can no longer afford to be at the whim of economic cycles. Current conditions of profitability open the window for the industry to aggressively innovate for the future.
Technology continues to be an innovation springboard for companies in the manufacturing industry, but shouldn’t it enable greater capabilities and efficiencies for their tax functions as well?
This study captures the trends of 160 companies identified as early-adopters of the new FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-09, Improvements to Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting (the Amendments).
Excise tax extension update and proposed excise tax legislation on management services.
While deal values remained relative consistent (with the exception of Q3 of 2015), deal volume in the Aerospace & Defense sector declined by 20% (as compared to the previous quarter) to one its lowest levels in recent history.
Intersections is PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global transportation & logistics sector. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity. Deal value increased by 26 percent on a year-over-year basis (rising to $37.6 billion), despite a decline in both volume and value on a sequential basis in the first quarter of 2016.
Global engineering and construction M&A deal volume remained unchanged when compared to Q1 2016 but declined marginally by 6%, compared to Q2 2015. Deal value also declined (by 42%) compared to the previous quarter.
Industrial manufacturing M&A deal value and volume for the first half of 2016 decreased by 15% and 29% (respectively) compared to the first half of 2015. Excluding megadeals, deal value decreased by almost half for these same periods.
Global Chemicals M&A deal volume remained upbeat. With 38 deals in Q2 2016, deal volume continued to recover since the recent low in Q3 2015 (26 deals). The aggregated value of announced deals now exceeded $60 billion three quarters in a row.
This analysis looks at how countries and states in the US compare in terms of their attractiveness as locations for commercial aircraft manufacturing.