Mergers & acquisitions

Deals series - Investing in Latin America: Beyond the handshake webcast - June 17, 2016


In this webcast, we will cover the current landscape for investing in Latin America, common pitfalls that derail the deal, how investors can focus on compliance and regulatory risk, and more.

US technology deals insights - analysis and trends in US technology M&A


Q1 2016 deal making displayed an expected dip after the frenzy of deals late in 2015. Measured against the first quarter of last year, values grew while volumes dropped – evidencing a continued shift toward megadeals in the sector.

US retail and consumer deals insights: Q1 2016 update


In the retail and consumer sector, Q1 2016 deal activity fell below expectations. Both deal volume and value decreased in the sector during the quarter compared to Q4 2015 and Q1 2015. The decline from Q1 2015 was mostly driven by The Kraft Heinz Company merger for $53.1 billion in Q1 2015, the largest deal in the sector's history.

Fast Takes on Talent Innovations


Our series of Fast Takes on Talent Innovations examines the critical role each element of the talent ecosystem plays within an organization – and offers PwC’s insights on how today’s business leaders can reinvent their talent strategies to compete and win.

Entertainment, Media and Communications Deal Insights: Year-End 2015 Edition


Coming off one of the slowest M&A quarters in recent history, one may question the future direction of Entertainment, Media & Communications (“EMC”) M&A. We are here to tell you that despite current economic headwinds, we continue to maintain a bullish outlook on EMC M&A.

Alliances: Planning and governance – the keys to success (M&A snapshot)


When pursuing a joint venture or alliance, establishing a proper governance structure is critical for success. Learn more in our new M&A snapshot.

Banking & Capital Markets Deals Insights


In Q1'16, M&A in the banking sector started slowly. The equity markets began 2016 even slower, with the IPO slow down hitting all sectors, including banking, which had no IPOs in the first quarter for the first time since the Financial Crisis.

Why the Banking Industry Needs $600 Billion Worth of M&A


This article from strategy+business explains why U.S. bank CEOs, CFOs, and boards of directors should give serious consideration to M&A as a strategic lever over the next year or more.

US Oil and Gas Deal Activity Remains Flat in First Quarter of 2016


Energy deals is PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the US oil and gas industry. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances: Examining the keys to success


The Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances paper discusses the current landscape for JVs and alliances, factors motivating their use, associated challenges, and leading practices for executing successful arrangements.