News announcements

PwC’s New Approach To The Audit

Thursday, May 26, 2016

As the audit transformation leader at PwC, my mission is to standardize, simplify and automate virtually everything we do.

As Current Cycle Matures, Hotel RevPAR Growth Decelerates According to PwC US; Supply Growth Moves Above Long-Term Average in 2017

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Occupancy levels at US hotels have begun to stabilize after reaching peak levels in 2015, according to Hospitality Directions, the lodging forecast released today by PwC US. Coming off the heels of a lackluster performance for the US lodging sector in Q4 2015, average daily rate (“ADR”) growth in the first quarter was the lowest since Q4 2013.

Three Opportunities Facing The Next Generation Of Family Business Owners, PwC

Monday, May 23, 2016

One of the biggest challenges facing family businesses involves passing the baton the next generation. And, while this continues to be a top concern, next generation family business owners tell us they’re navigating even more challenges than ever.

The Secret Sauce to Boardroom Composition: Start Telling Your Story

Friday, May 20, 2016

Who’s really sitting in today’s boardrooms? Do the board members have the right skills and experience to direct the company for the future? Does the board’s diversity match that of its customers and employees?

PwC’s Energy Practice Named Consultancy of the Year

Thursday, May 19, 2016

PwC’s energy practice has been named “Consultancy of the Year” by Energy Risk Magazine at the 2016 Energy Risk Awards. The Energy Risk Awards recognize excellence across the global energy and commodities markets and was held in Houston on May 17.

Why private companies are flocking to Florida

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Great news for Floridians: our economy is booming. Just last month employment grew by 4,100 jobs*, and Florida businesses added more than 200,000 jobs over the past 12 months. Second only to California.

Tax sits on a goldmine of data

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Is your tax team an integral part of your businesses’ data and analytics efforts? Leading organizations are investing heavily to unlock the power of data—to accelerate performance, make speedier decisions, identify risk, and drive value.

Tripp Davis: New managing partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Tripp Davis was definitely interested in accounting when he started college in the late 1980s but wanted to explore the field of technology that was just starting to be more fully integrated into the business environment.

Helping Students Stay on Track for Graduation

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In Philadelphia, It’s a Family Affair

PwC: Private Company CEOs Are Confident About Growth

Monday, April 25, 2016

While the business environment has never been more complex -- or more volatile -- private companies are assuredly confident in their prospects for the future. That’s among the key findings of PwC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, Private Company View, which assessed the views of 848 private company CEOs from 79 countries.

MATURATION OF AUTO SECTOR IN CHINA FORCING A ‘NEW NORMAL’, ACCORDING TO PwC

Thursday, April 21, 2016

As the auto sector in China shows signs of maturity, annual sales growth is expected to slow considerably, according to PwC’s April 2016 Autofacts Analyst Note.

PwC Survey: US Workers Feeling More Financial Stress

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Financial stress rates in the US are among the highest they have been over the last five years, with workers facing more financial burdens and increased debt, according to a new survey.

Companies that effectively balance risk agility and risk resilience are destined for long-term growth, says PwC

Monday, April 18, 2016

Risk agility has the ability to maximize growth in the near-term, but aligning agility with risk resiliency will give companies the greatest competitive edge in the long-term, according to a new study from PwC US entitled, Risk in review: Going the distance.

Finance Transformation must include Tax

Monday, April 18, 2016

Conducting Finance transformation initiatives? Why you need to include your Tax function

$12.1 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in First Quarter, According to the MoneyTree Report

Friday, April 15, 2016

Venture capitalists invested $12.1 billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016, according to the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

Tim Ryan selected US Chairman of PwC

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

PwC US has selected Timothy F. Ryan as its new US chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016.

PwC Strengthens Its Financial Crime Services with NICE Actimize Relationship

Thursday, April 07, 2016

PwC US today announced that it has launched a joint business relationship and delivery partner agreement with NICE Actimize in its effort to help organizations fight financial crime.

PwC's Beth Paul: FASB Takes A Positive Turn On NFP Standard

Monday, April 04, 2016

Financial reporting by NFPs and business entities now appears to be moving closer together. Keeping the models converged, where possible, is in the best interest of financial statement users.

US CEOs Battling Headwinds on Taxes, Regulation

Friday, April 01, 2016

The daily drumbeat about US companies and the taxes they pay (or don't pay) around the world is becoming hard to ignore.

The New Accountant - We’re Not Bean Counters Anymore

Monday, March 28, 2016

At PwC, we understand that we won’t thrive as an organization by simply adapting to change – we need people to DRIVE change – throughout our profession and for our clients.

PwC Selected for Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2016 List

Monday, March 21, 2016

Today, PwC received recognition as a top employer of veterans by Military Times. Selected as a Best for Vets: Employer for 2016, the distinction acknowledges PwC’s commitment to attracting, hiring, mentoring, and increasing the retainment of America's veterans and veteran spouses.

PwC's Guide For Assessing Your Company’s Capital Allocation Strategy

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

US companies are sitting on record levels of cash today. While this phenomenon indicates robust balance sheet health, it also raises questions about the best way to use this liquidity.

PwC: Private companies reveal their top issues for Election 2016

Thursday, March 10, 2016

With primary season well underway, U.S. business leaders are keeping an eye on the 2016 elections. PwC’s recently released quarterly Trendsetter Barometer® survey asked the nation’s leading private companies about the impact of the upcoming elections on their businesses.

PwC Extends Reach of Salesforce Financial Services Cloud with Financial Services Cloud Assessment

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

PwC today announced the Financial Services Cloud Assessment, extending the reach of Salesforce Financial Services Cloud by providing the perspective and analysis companies need to gauge the benefits of transitioning wealth management to a cloud-based service.

Increase Internal Audit’s Value by Focusing on Leadership, Says PwC

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Firm outlines five characteristics of very effective internal audit leaders that help achieve stakeholder alignment and better performance

PwC announces new Global Chairman Bob Moritz

Monday, March 07, 2016

The PricewaterhouseCoopers International Network has selected Robert E. Moritz as its new chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016.

PwC Names Aaron Gilcreast New U.S. Valuation Services Leader

Thursday, March 03, 2016

PwC US today announced that Aaron Gilcreast has been appointed U.S. Valuation Services Leader, within the firm’s Assurance practice. Based in PwC’s Atlanta office, Gilcreast will oversee a team of 300 professionals focused on delivering sector-specific valuation and finance consulting capabilities to support a wide range of corporate and capital market needs. He succeeds John Glynn, who is retiring after more than 30 years with PwC.

Three Ways Technology Is Shaping the #PwCaudit

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Two years ago, if you’d asked my son away at college if he knew what I was up to, I’d have answered “Not since he last called home.” But in that short space of time, digital technology and mobile connectivity have dramatically changed how he and I communicate. Matt was my first Twitter “follower” – and today, along with friends and business associates, he gets regular updates via my Twitter feed on what’s important to my profession – accounting.

James C. Kennedy Inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Media & communications technology innovator honored by PwC US at the Technology Association of Georgia's annual summit

Top international honour for PwC’s Corporate Treasury team

Monday, February 22, 2016

Team features in Treasury Management International’s annual Awards for Innovation and Excellence for 15th consecutive year.

Human Resources Transformation Enabled in the Cloud, According to PwC’s Annual HR Technology Survey

Thursday, February 18, 2016

HR applications continuing to shift to the cloud as CHROs pursue cost savings, IT self-sufficiency, innovation and mobility

PwC Launches New Offerings to Advance Innovation in Healthcare

Thursday, February 18, 2016

DoubleJump Health™ will accelerate more efficient, higher quality care across the entire health system

PwC US Announces Three New Partners in Charlotte

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

PwC US announced today three new partners have joined the firm based in PwC’s Charlotte, NC office.

Tackling Third Party Risks – PwC’s Guide For Boards

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

A company’s “value chain” involves formulas, processes, materials, and relationships that make it unique in how it provides value to its customers. The value chain defines the company, but it’s also fraught with risks, often through its integrated relationships with third parties.

Global Automotive M&A Activity Sets New Records in 2015; Positive Outlook Expected to Continue, According to PwC

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

As 2015 set records in global automotive merger and acquisition deal value, average deal size, and number and value of megadeals, one aspect of the industry recovery became clear: the financial strength of the auto industry is back and the outlook is strong, according to an analysis by PwC.

Introducing PwC’s Governance Insights Center

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

It gives me great pleasure to introduce readers to PwC’s Governance Insights Center. The new Center merges the former Center for Board Governance and PwC’s Investor Resource Institute.

2015 Transportation & Logistics M&A Value Doubles Previous Year, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

It was a noteworthy year for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics industry, as total deal value nearly doubled the level raised in 2014, according to Intersections.

2015 a Record Year for Aerospace & Defense M&A, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

2015 was a record year for M&A activity in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, according to Mission control, a quarterly analysis of global merger & acquisition (M&A) activity in the A&D industry by PwC US.

M&A Activity Remains Steady in 2015 for the Engineering & Construction Sector, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the engineering and construction sector remained consistent for full year 2015, according to Engineering growth, a quarterly analysis of the global deal activity in the engineering and construction industry by PwC US.

Industrial Manufacturing M&A Records 10 Year High in Deal Volume Despite Recent Declines in Value, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Absent the level of megadeal (transactions worth more than $1 billion) activity recorded in 2014, merger and acquisition (M&A) value in the industrial manufacturing industry declined significantly in 2015, according to Assembling Value, a quarterly analysis of global deal activity in the industrial manufacturing industry by PwC US.

Metals M&A Value Doubles in 2015, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Merger and acquisition (M&A) value in the metals industry doubled in 2015 from 2014 driven by the one blockbuster deal that occurred in the third quarter, according to Forging Ahead, a quarterly analysis of the global deal activity in the metals industry by PwC US.

Solid Year for Chemicals M&A Activity in 2015, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Merger & acquisitions (M&A) activity in the chemicals industry ended 2015 with a total of 183 deals worth more than $50 million, and a total of $145.6 billion in value, compared with 182 deals going into $84.6 billion in the prior year according to Chemical compounds, a quarterly analysis of the global deal activity in the chemicals industry by PwC US.

Private Companies Are Spending, Despite Decreasing Economic Optimism

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Private companies continue to be the backbone of our economy. What they tell us in our quarterly Trendsetter Barometer survey about their economic sentiments and intentions around hiring, wages and growth investments often shows us direction of the broader economy.

PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl 50 to Generate Over $220 Million in Direct Spending for the San Francisco Bay Area

Monday, February 01, 2016

According to PwC US, direct spending by the National Football League (NFL), businesses, visitors, and media on area lodging, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, business services, and other hospitality and tourism activities related to Super Bowl 50 is expected to total more than $220 million.

PwC Receives 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Category Leader Award

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Today, PwC was awarded top recognition within the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” award for excellence in clinical documentation improvement (CDI) services.

PwC Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Partner Growth

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Today PwC received the SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2016 for Partner Growth. The award was presented by SAP (NYSE: SAP) to the top-performing SAP partners in the North America region that have made outstanding contributions to driving their customers’ digital transformation.

PwC Appoints Jeanette Calandra as San Jose Market Managing Partner

Monday, January 25, 2016

PwC US today announced the appointment of Jeanette Calandra to managing partner of the firm’s San Jose market. Jeanette will be responsible for leading a team of more than 1,300 professionals to deliver high quality, innovative business solutions across consulting, accounting and tax to clients.

In 2016, Average Daily Rate Reluctantly Takes the Driver’s Seat, says PwC US

Monday, January 25, 2016

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2016 to continue, increasing by 5.5 percent, despite signs of potential economic concerns. Performance of the US lodging sector during the fourth quarter of 2015 was lackluster, with hotels struggling to meaningfully increase average daily rates (“ADR”), even as occupancy levels continued to increase, albeit at a slower pace.

$58.8 Billion in Venture Capital Invested Across U.S. in 2015, According to the MoneyTree™ Report

Friday, January 15, 2016

$11.3 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Fourth Quarter 2015 Makes Second Highest Full Year Total Since 1995

How PwC is simplifying the audit through innovation

Monday, January 11, 2016

When you consider how technology is transforming and disrupting industries, no doubt you think of the mobile devices and apps we use as consumers of entertainment, or you may even think of the changes happening in traditionally stalwart industries like banking and healthcare. Professional services firms like PwC may not on your list, but we should be.

Patrick Hynes Joins PwC’s Cybersecurity Practice as a Principal

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

PwC US announced Patrick Hynes has joined the firm as a Principal in the Advisory cybersecurity practice, focused on cyber crime and breach response. He is based in PwC’s Los Angeles office.

PWC US TV & VIDEO CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS: 20% of Consumers Could Ditch Cable Subscriptions in 2016

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

PwC US’ entertainment, media & communications (EMC) practice reveals its latest analysis on TV consumption trends, titled “Videoquake 3.0: The Evolution of TV's Revolution,” which includes insights from more than 1,200 US consumers, focus groups and social media listening.

Merger Mania, Drug Pricing and New Tech: PwC’s Health Research Institute List of Top Health Industry Trends for 2016

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

According to PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI), 2016 will be a year of firsts for players within healthcare as the industry adapts to the main forces driving the New Health Economy: the rise of consumerism, the focus on value, downward pressure on costs, technological innovation and the impact of new entrants.

PwC’s commitment to enhancing audit quality and transparency

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Today we issued PwC’s 2015 Our focus on audit quality report where we provide stakeholders with a transparent look at the foundation of quality in our assurance practice - including the actions we have taken, and will continue to take, to sustain and build upon audit quality.

PwC US Tracks Shift in Consumer Attitudes Towards Brands; Sees 47 Percent Attrition Rate in Brand Leadership Since 1999

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Between 1999 and 2014, 47 percent of brands fell off the top 100 “leader brands,” according to a PwC US study. The number jumps even higher to 72 percent when the leader brand set is expanded to include product brands.

Health Sector Transformation Requires a Primary Care Makeover, According to PwC’s Health Research Institute

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

In the New Health Economy, primary care is likely to make a comeback -- with a newfangled twist, according to a new report from PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI). Technology, consumer-friendly new entrants and care teams that rely less on a single physician are leading the way to a reimagined primary care system, poised to deliver better value to today’s demanding purchasers.

PwC Announces New US Private Company Services Leader

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

For nearly a decade, PwC US has brought its full suite of services – audit and assurance, tax and advisory – to private companies across industries and at varying sizes from multinational to emerging. Today, PwC announces a new chapter in its history serving private companies, their owners and high net-worth individuals, appointing Shawn Panson as its US Private Company Services (PCS) Leader.

Advertising Age names PwC’s Experience Center One of the 10 Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media

Monday, November 16, 2015

PwC’s Digital Services Experience Center has ranked #6 overall in Advertising Age’s 2015-2016 50 Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media survey, released November 16, 2015. PwC’s Digital Services Experience Center achieved its ranking based on criteria such as hiring practices, benefits packages, salaries, office perks, workplace environment and design. Over 20,000 people were surveyed as part of the selection process.

Consulting Magazine Honors Carina Markel With Professional Services Award

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Carina Markel, Chicago-based Deals Partner, helps clients successfully execute complex deals, primarily Spin-offs, Divestitures, Initial Public Offerings, Publicly Traded Partnerships, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Cavs and PwC to Plant 100 Trees at two Akron -Area Elementary Schools as Part of “Trees for Threes” Program

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Northeast Ohio will be a little greener in the future thanks to the Cleveland Cavaliers and PwC and their “Trees for Threes” program. With trees donated by The Davey Tree Expert Co., the two organizations pledged to plant one tree for every three-pointer made by the Cavs over the course of the team’s 41 regular season home games in 2014-15 – resulting in 422 total trees being planted in Cleveland and Akron.

The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Commits New Funding to Further Support Veterans; PwC US Names Newly Created Veterans Advocacy and Recruiting Leader

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Today, The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. announced a new grant to support veterans with a $1 million commitment to the Four Block Foundation, non-profit organization helping veterans find meaningful careers through transition support, rehabilitation services, and professional development.

Average daily rate growth continues to lag expectations, despite peak occupancy levels, says PwC US

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2015 to be driven more by occupancy than previously expected, as average daily rate (“ADR”) growth continues to look for a firm footing.

Connecticut Insurers See Disruption as Opportunity, According to Industry Report from PwC US and Connecticut IFS Cluster

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The Connecticut insurance sector continues to play a key role in the state’s economy and the global insurance landscape, as the industry faces more disruption than others*, according to the fourth installment in a series of insurance industry reports from PwC US and the Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services Cluster (CT IFS).

Private companies: The new economic indicator

Sunday, November 01, 2015

At 20 years old, PwC’s Trendsetter Barometer Survey sheds light on how private companies are at the forefront of key economic insights

Michael P. Jackson Joins PwC’s Public Sector Practice as a Senior Advisor

Thursday, October 29, 2015

PwC US announced Michael P. Jackson has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor in the public sector practice, focused on challenges facing the government in national security, cyber, and state & local government. He is based in PwC’s McLean, VA office.

Corporate Deals Drive 50% Increase in Power and Utilities M&A Activity in the Third Quarter of 2015, According to PwC US

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Large strategic corporate transactions drove merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the North American power and utilities industry in the third quarter (Q3) of 2015, according to PwC US’s quarterly deals snapshot, North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q3 2015.

PwC Names Former FBI Deputy Director to Lead New Financial Crimes Unit

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

PwC US announces creation of a Financial Crimes Unit comprised of more than 300 professionals in cybersecurity, anti-money laundering, sanctions, fraud and anti-bribery/anti-corruption.

Midstream Segment Boosts Third Quarter U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Activity, According to PwC US

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Megadeals in the midstream segment dominated U.S. oil and gas deal value despite a slow-down in capital markets in the third quarter of 2015, according to PwC US. In total, there were 14 midstream deals accounting for $63.5 billion in the third quarter of 2015, or 70 percent of overall deal value.

Companies Not Fully Prepared for Implementation of New Revenue Recognition Standard, According to PwC / FERF Survey

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

A new survey conducted by PwC US and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), The New Revenue Recognition Standard — Assessing Impact and Implementation, has found that progress in implementing the new revenue recognition standard is limited.

PwC Welcomes David Ethridge as Managing Director in Deals Practice

Monday, October 26, 2015

PwC US today announced the appointment of David Ethridge to Managing Director in the firm’s Deals practice and U.S. IPO Services leader.

$16 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Third Quarter, According to the MoneyTree Report

Friday, October 16, 2015

Venture capitalists invested $16.3 billion in 1,070 deals in the third quarter of 2015, according to the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.

PwC Launches The Experience Center to help Clients Accelerate Digital Innovation and Transformation

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Today, PwC announced the creation of a new global Experience Center to accelerate how the firm provides digital-centric services to clients. The Experience Center is the latest addition to PwC’s Digital Services.

Business Leaders Gaining on Cybersecurity Risks, According to the PwC, CIO and CSO Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

New tools are helping to transform cybersecurity frameworks, yielding holistic, integrated safeguards against cyberattacks; Cloud computing has had a significant impact on technology innovation in the past decade, and it is increasingly central to secure interconnected digital ecosystems; The Internet of Things are expected to increase the stakes for securing cloud-based networks as the number of internet connected devices continues to surge to greater than 30 billion by 2020; There was a 38% increase in detected information security incidents, as well as a 24% boost in security budgets observed in 2015

Board Members Aiming to Balance a Long-Term Approach with the Need to Meet Short-Term Investor Expectations, According to PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

PwC today released its 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey, a comprehensive report based on responses from 783 public company directors. The new report delivers compelling insights into the factors that influence boardroom decisions.

Overall Holiday Spending Forecasts Less Relevant as Retailers Focus on Distinct Consumer Segments, According to PwC US

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

For the 2015 holiday shopping season, the dollar figure forecast on consumer spend is less relevant for retailers, according to PwC’s 2015 Holiday Outlook. Rather, a deeper understanding of the complex retail landscape and the focus on building long-term shopper relationships is how retailers will define success this year.

Global Market Volatility Slows US IPO Market, According to PwC’s Deals Practice

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

U.S. IPO activity decreased in the third quarter of 2015, as market volatility increased and investors paused to evaluate the impact of slowing growth in China and other markets, among other global macro-economic and geopolitical concerns.

Q3 IPO Watch

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

U.S. IPO activity decreased in the third quarter of 2015, as market volatility increased and investors paused to evaluate the impact of slowing growth in China and other markets, among other global macro-economic and geopolitical concerns.

PwC LLP Launches New Benefit To Help Employees Pay Down College Debt

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Landmark benefit addresses a chief concern among recent graduates

PwC Wins Sales Partner Innovation Award at Dreamforce 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

PwC recognized for outstanding contribution toward customer success in fourth annual Salesforce partner innovation awards

PwC Wins Marketing Partner Innovation Award at Dreamforce 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

PwC recognized for outstanding contribution toward customer success in fourth annual Salesforce partner innovation awards

YieldCos Look to Renewable Deals to Drive Growth and Returns in the Second Quarter, According to PwC US

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Renewable transactions in the wind and solar space drove merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the North American power and utilities industry in the second quarter of 2015, according to PwC US’s quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q2 2015.

IPO Market Heats Up in Second Quarter, According to PwC’s Deals Practice

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The U.S. IPO market came back to life in the second quarter of 2015, surging 83 percent in volume and 111 percent in proceeds raised, compared to the first quarter of 2015, according to IPO Watch, a quarterly survey by PwC US.

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Activity Accelerates during Second Quarter of 2015, According to PwC US

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Midstream transactions drove oil and gas strategic dealmaking efforts in the second quarter of 2015 as companies adapt their operations and business objectives to the lower oil price environment, according to PwC US. In total, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry increased in the second quarter of 2015 from the prior quarter, driven by midstream transactions from corporate buyers.

Mega Deals Drive Second Quarter 2015 U.S. Retail & Consumer M&A Activity in Slower Quarter, According to PwC US

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The U.S. retail and consumer (R&C) sector experienced a slower second quarter in 2015 for merger & acquisition (M&A) activity, which was driven by four megadeals (deals with a value of over $1 billion), according to PwC’s U.S. retail and consumer deals insights report, released today.

PwC Expands Private Company Services Practice in Florida

Thursday, July 30, 2015

PwC U.S. announces today that it expanded its Private Company Services (PCS) practice across the state of Florida, offering PwC’s full range of services including audit and assurance, tax and advisory services to private companies, their owners and high net-worth individuals in the region.

Private Companies Optimistic about Hiring and Sustained Overseas Investment, PwC Survey Finds

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

• Highest number of private companies planning to increase headcount since 2007 – but concerns over skills remain • Despite international market volatility, private companies bank on overseas returns

PwC US Announces Two New Advisory Principals in Denver

Thursday, July 23, 2015

PwC US announced two professionals from its Denver, Colorado office were admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

PwC US Announces New Partner Promotion in Salt Lake City

Thursday, July 23, 2015

PwC US announced Joe Strain has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Venture Capital Investing Exceeds $17 Billion For The First Time Since Q4 2000, According To The Moneytree Report

Friday, July 17, 2015

Software Companies Capture $7.3 Billion, Representing the Highest Quarterly Amount in MoneyTree Report History

The Digital and Traditional Media Divide is Irrelevant Among Consumers, Says PwC US

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

U.S. Entertainment & Media Spending Expected to Reach $771 Billion by 2019; Internet to Overtake TV AdvertisingMobile Monetization is Next Critical Challenge

PwC US Announces 18 Partner Promotions in San Francisco and Silicon Valley Offices

Monday, June 01, 2015

PwC US announced today that 18 professionals based in the Bay Area will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015. Of the 18, five are based in the San Francisco office and 13 are based in San Jose.

PwC US Admits New Internal Audit Principal in St. Louis

Monday, June 01, 2015

PwC US announced today that Christopher Lydon will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Technology Deals Return to Middle Market in 2015, According to PwC US

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Following the record-breaking buying spree of 2014, the first quarter of 2015 is signaling a return to the middle market with technology deal volume remaining active amid the decline of both megadeals and deal values, according to PwC’s US Technology Deals Insights Q1. Strategic buyers led the way while private equity remained active on both the buy and sell side.

Hotel Occupancy Continues to Surprise in 2015 According to PwC US Average Daily Rate Growth Expected to Accelerate in 2016

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US expects another year of solid revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2015, with a stronger-than-previously-expected increase in occupancy levels, offset by softer than anticipated growth in room rates.

PwC US Appoints Stan VanderToolen Managing Partner of the Salt Lake City Office

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

PwC US today announced the appointment of Stan VanderToolen as the new managing partner for the firm’s Salt Lake City office, effective immediately. In this role, VanderToolen will lead the firm’s growth efforts across all lines of services within PwC and continue to strengthen client, alumni and community relationships in the market. VanderToolen succeeds David Cook, who served in the role for three years.

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Activity Stalls in First Quarter of 2015 Due to Low Oil Price Environment, According to PwC US

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Corporate Deals Surpass Asset Transactions for the First Time in Five Years

Healthcare industry’s payment system needs structural change to meet demands of consumers, new PwC Health Research Institute report finds

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Report provides roadmap for industry on how to satisfy consumers and compete in the shifting healthcare ecosystem

Strategic Investments Drive North American Power and Utilities Deal Activity in the First Quarter of 2015, According to PwC US

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Total deal value increases 55 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014

U.S. Retail & Consumer Deal Value Jumps 148 Percent during First Quarter 2015, According to PwC US

Thursday, April 30, 2015

While Consumer Sentiment Hits 10-Year High, Core Retail Trade Sales Stagnate

Private Companies Remain Bullish about Growth Forecasts and Hiring, Despite Concerns over Skills Gap, PwC Survey Finds

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

• Six-of-seven private companies expect positive revenue growth in 2015—the most optimistic assessment since mid-2007.• Seventy-one percent of private companies voice optimism about the US economy—the highest level in nearly a decade.