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.
The SEC has adopted rules that require issuers to disclose payments made to governments related to resource extraction.
Our latest report analyzes key metrics and trends in the global airline industry. It also delves into how airlines are using profits to improve their businesses and suggests other avenues of investment for building a sustainable future.
This study captures the trends of 44 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).