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Point of view: Sustainability reporting and disclosure - What does the future look like?


As sustainability has become more mainstream, what should companies be considering? Read PwC's Point of view for more.

Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Deals Insights Quarterly


We bring you PwC’s perspective on deal activity in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. Each quarterly publication now features two sections that highlight deal activity and insights from a global view.

Recent mergers and acquisition tax guidance - July 2016


Our July edition features final Section 108 regulations, temporary and proposed regulations, and private letter rulings

US retail and consumer deals insights: Q2 2016 update


Retail and consumer deal volume continued its positive trajectory, reaching its highest level in the past four quarters.

Global Aerospace and Defense M&A Deals Insights: Q2 2016


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.

Automotive M&A Deals Insights - First half of 2016


Auto M&A deal value for the first half of 2016 was down 37%, off the pace experienced in 2015. However, with 257 deals, volume was only down 7%.

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


Despite global economic uncertainties, 2016 is keeping pace with 2015’s record-breaking year for tech M&A. Following a modest start to the year, dealmakers came alive late in Q2’16 with a handful of multi-billion dollar transactions.

Global Transportation and Logistics M&A Deals Insights: Q2 2016


With over 50 global transportation and logistics (T&L) M&A deals announced in Q2 2016, the sector reported its third highest quarter by aggregate value of the last three years (20% higher than Q1 2016).

US entertainment, media and communications deal insights: Second quarter 2016


After two light quarters, mega-deal volume and values rebound in Q2 of 2016, with five announced deals over $1B.

Global Engineering and Construction M&A Deals Insights: Q2 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.

Global Industrial Manufacturing M&A Deals Insights: Q2 2016


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.