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Internal Audit Functions Need to Disrupt Themselves, Says PwC

Monday, March 20, 2017

PwC US today released its 13th annual State of the Internal Audit Profession study, which found that internal audit functions are losing ground in trying to keep pace with stakeholder expectations.

PwC’s 2017 M&A Integration Survey: How Today’s Business Leaders Can Choreograph M&A Success

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

PwC today released its tri-annual M&A Integration Survey, now in its 20th year, which has tracked the integration strengths and weaknesses of public-company M&A since 1997.

PwC releases Enterprise Insights for Tax, an advanced Tax data hub and analytics solution leveraging SAP®

Monday, March 06, 2017

PwC’s Enterprise Insights for Tax, enables companies to access strategic tax information via an integrated SAP solution that’s directly integrated to their financials while eliminating the tax department’s reliance on inefficient manual data processing.

PwC Names Charlie Carr New US Family Enterprises Advisory Leader

Monday, March 06, 2017

PwC announced today the appointment of Charlie Carr as the firm’s US Family Enterprises Advisory Leader, within its Private Company Services practice.

PwC Releases 10th Anniversary Global Digital IQ® Survey

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Despite 10 years of continued investment and commitment from top executives, PwC’s 2017 Global Digital IQ results show enterprises struggling to return value, overlooking fundamental integration of technology with the human experience.

Retail Industry Leading the Charge in Board Refreshment, According to New PwC Report

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Retail industry leads in corporate board refreshment, according to a PwC report that analyzes board composition trends in several industries.

A new ‘virtual reality’ is creating profound implications for treasury processes, technology and the profession itself

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

PwC’s latest global treasury benchmarking report, reveals that the success of the treasury profession is dependent on how well it operates in an increasingly virtual environment.

PwC releases an advanced risk analytics solution leveraging SAP HANA®

Friday, February 10, 2017

Enterprise Insights Technology is an integrated risk and compliance analytics solution that identifies business process risk, helps companies address control and compliance challenges leveraging data, and provides a platform for actionable next steps in the analytics lifecycle.

PwC awarded three KLAS awards for Superior Client Service in Healthcare, Pharma and Life Sciences

Monday, February 06, 2017

PwC was named the 2017 Best in KLAS, Extended Business Office (VBO); Category Leader, Business Solutions Implementation Services (Business Transformation/ERP); and Category Leader, Clinical Documentation Improvement Services (CDI), which names the top-performing healthcare IT and services companies.

PwC Earns Adobe Experience Manager Specialization

Monday, February 06, 2017

PwC announced today that it has achieved Specialization in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) in the Americas.

PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl LI to Generate Approximately $190 Million in Direct Spending for the Greater Houston Area

Monday, January 30, 2017

Super Bowl direct spending not expected to reach $200 million level for first time in four years; a result of lower destination costs and an anticipated shorter average length of stay

GDPR Compliance Top Data Protection Priority for 92% of US Organizations in 2017, According to PwC Survey

Monday, January 23, 2017

In a recent survey, nearly all of the respondents (92%) considered compliance with Europe’s landmark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a top priority on their data-privacy and security agenda in 2017 – with over half of respondents saying it is “the” top priority and 38% saying it is “among” top priorities.

PwC announces new Global Corporate Tax Services team

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Global Tax Enterprise Solutions Team Comprised of Former GE Tax Group

$11.7 billion Deployed to US Startups in Q4 2016, According to the MoneyTree Report

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Deal activity to US venture-backed companies below 1,000

PwC’s Strategy& Introduces New Book “Fit for Growth: A Guide to Strategic Cost Cutting, Restructuring, and Renewal”

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Fit for Growth serves as the ultimate handbook on strategic cost management, illustrating the importance of investing resources in what makes an organization unique in the market and cutting costs constructively everywhere else.

PwC and Carnegie Mellon University Launch Risk and Regulatory Innovation Center To Help Build Trust In Society And Address Complex Business Issues

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Center Will Harness Cutting-Edge Research for Real-World Applications.

Amidst Political Uncertainty, the shift to Value Continues: PwC Health Research Institute’s Top Health Industry Trends for 2017

Thursday, December 15, 2016

New policies, emerging technologies and industry drug pricing will contribute to increased innovation and collaboration in the New Health Economy

PwC ranks top in Great Place to Work® and Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents list

Monday, December 12, 2016

As an organization that respects how hard its partners, principals and staff work, both on the job and at home, PwC is proud to announce its top place among the 2016 Best Workplaces for Parents. PwC was ranked no. 1 on the list, which is based on anonymous employee feedback, as well as benefits that help mothers and fathers participate fully in their organizations.

Changing Supply-Demand Dynamic Tips the Balance in the US Lodging Sector, According to PwC

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Occupancy levels expected to decline in 2017 after an eight-year run.

How I...Help to restore a city landmark

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers partner, Keith Stolzenburg, is president of Martin House board.

PwC’s Strategy& and SAP Collaborate to Revolutionize Trade Management

Thursday, November 17, 2016

PwC’s Strategy& has announced that working closely with SAP, Generation 5 of Strategy&’s Performance Analyzer will be built on the SAP HANA® platform.

Increasingly complex economic conditions means stakes are higher for companies in distress

Monday, November 14, 2016

The ALM Intelligence report highlights "PwC has some of the most comprehensive Crisis and Recovery services, particularly in restructuring".

Companies shifting more R&D spending away from physical products to software and services: 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Companies who allocated more of their R&D budgets to software offerings reported significantly faster revenue growth than others according to PwC’s Strategy&

Differences Between Corporates and Investors Are Creating Gaps Around Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Disclosures, According to a New PwC Report

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

With Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Becoming Increasingly Common Among Corporates, Investors Are Looking for Better Quality and Transparency.

Despite Looming Deadline, Companies Still Lag in Preparing for New Revenue Recognition Standards, According to PwC / FERF Survey

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Survey reveals some of the most pressing challenges and largest impacts of implementation.

PwC Digital Services Unveils New Method to Drive Business Transformation

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

70% of business transformations fail. PwC announces the BXT method to change the way organizations compete today.

$10.6 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Third Quarter, According to the MoneyTree Report

Friday, October 14, 2016

Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of More than $10 Billion in Venture Capital Investments.

PwC launches Fit for Growth Performance Analytics for SAP® Digital Boardroom

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Working closely with SAP to build on the newly launched SAP Digital Boardroom, PwC today announced the release of PwC Fit for Growth Performance Analytics (FFGPA) app.

Boards are Feeling Increased Pressure as Investors Turn up the Heat, According to PwC’s 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Nearly Half of Directors Say Their Company Increased Share Buybacks in Response to Investor Demands

Executives Adopting New Tech to Manage Cyber Threats and Achieve Competitive Advantages, According to PwC Survey

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2017 examines how executives are adopting technology and collaborative approaches to cybersecurity and privacy to manage threats and achieve competitive advantages.

PwC Receives Three Salesforce Partner Innovation Awards at Dreamforce 2016

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Global consulting firm is most awarded Salesforce Partner in 2016; Awards were received for work with Lenovo and Sam’s Club

Holiday Spending is Expected to Increase 10% During 2016 Season, Although Store-Based Retailers Will Likely Struggle to Capture that Growth, According to PwC US

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Consumer Spend Will Likely Reach Highest Level Since Great Recession; Digital Sales & Mobile Shopping to Rise Significantly.

PwC lists 7 human capital priorities for financial services

Monday, October 03, 2016

New regulation, fast-shifting customer expectations and technological and economic disruption are challenging long-standing business models in financial services.

Audit Committees Should Focus on Corporate Culture to Mitigate Fraudulent Behavior

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Audit committees should be aggressively assessing corporate culture to detect and deter unethical behavior in their organizations, according to a new paper released by the Internal Audit Foundation and PwC US.

U.S. Cities Slipping in Race for Global Competitiveness, According to PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

U.S. cities are demonstrating strength in leading economic and social indicators, but are also revealing dimensions where they are falling behind as engines of global competition and urban well-being, according to PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7.

Potential-Helping you reach yours

Monday, August 15, 2016

PwC has teamed up with online course provider Coursera to offer four courses in data analytics

PwC & Kellogg Deliver Course On Family-Owned Businesses

Friday, August 05, 2016

Today, we’re proud to announce that PwC’s Family Business Services Practice and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University have joined together to create a two-day executive education course on topics and issues faced by family-owned enterprises and their owners.

Changes To How Your Company’s Financial Assets Are Measured

Monday, August 01, 2016

In June, the FASB issued its long-awaited financial instruments impairment standard. The scope of the standard is broad, so while financial services companies will experience the biggest impact, all companies, in all sectors, will need to apply aspects of the new standard.

PwC US and Paxata to Offer New Self-Service Data Preparation Platform for Business Teams

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

PwC US and Paxata today announced that they will deliver a new self-service data preparation solution to PwC’s existing governance, risk, and compliance capabilities.

$15.3 Billion in Venture Capital Deployed to Startup Ecosystem in Second Quarter, According to the MoneyTree Report

Friday, July 15, 2016

Tenth Consecutive Quarter of More than $10 Billion in Venture Capital Investments

PwC Awarded NSA’s Certified Incident Response Assistance Accreditation

Friday, July 08, 2016

PwC US announced today that it has been awarded the National Security Agency’s (NSA) prominent Certified Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) accreditation. The NSA’s objective of the CIRA accreditation is to identify government approved providers qualified to provide rapid cybersecurity incident response support and intrusion detection

Bob Saada Tapped to Lead PwC’s US Deals Practice

Thursday, July 07, 2016

PwC US has appointed Bob Saada as the firm’s U.S. Deals leader. In this role, Bob is responsible for overseeing approximately 2500 experienced professionals who advise corporate and private equity clients throughout the entire lifecycle of a transaction. He succeeds Martyn Curragh who recently assumed the position of PwC’s U.S. Chief Financial Officer.

What’s the big deal about using non-GAAP measures?

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Non-GAAP measures are back in style again.

PwC Releases 2016 “Big Decisions” Global Data and Analytics Survey

Monday, June 27, 2016

Executives seek understanding of how to mix mind and machine for faster, more sophisticated decision-making.

Corporate Real Estate Executives Will Not Significantly Alter Leasing Strategies, But There Are Data Challenges Ahead In Light Of Sweeping Accounting Changes

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

New PwC and CBRE survey finds few executives anticipate reducing the average term of their leases and space leased but many expect challenges around data collection and systems

PwC Authors Update to COSO ERM Framework

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

COSO Enterprise Risk Management – Aligning Risk with Strategy and Performance integrates risk management with strategy and performance; Public comment period begins June 15.

Here’s What's Driving Corporate Renewable Purchases

Monday, June 20, 2016

The growth of the renewable energy marketplace in the last 24 months has been breathtaking. Billions of dollars have been invested in building renewable generating capacity, which is in turn, lowering costs and creating more demand.

PwC launches new Global Crisis Center to help organizations confront crisis with confidence

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

PwC is launching a new center to help organizations prepare for, respond to, and recover from crisis.

PwC teams with Vlocity to strengthen industry-specific cloud capabilities

Thursday, June 09, 2016

PwC US and Vlocity to provide clients industry-specific, omni-channel cloud-based solutions to deliver high quality customer experiences.

Is Your Risk Management Aligned for Long-Term Growth

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

When it comes to risk alignment, it’s not just about agreeing on a risk strategy -- it’s about the execution of that strategy. The high performing companies in our latest 2016 Risk in review: Going the distance study demonstrate both risk agility and risk resiliency, realizing how critical it is to understand their strategy from the earliest development phase, moving from enterprise risk management to strategically aligned risk management.

PwC Corporate Finance Advises Haier on Acquisition of GE Appliances

Monday, June 06, 2016

$5.6 billion deal caps strong first half of high profile deals

PwC acquires Gelfond Group to complement its People Analytics and Employee Listening capabilities

Monday, June 06, 2016

PwC today announced the acquisition of Gelfond Group, a global leader in employee engagement and employee listening. With the closing of the deal, Gelfond Group now becomes part of PwC's People and Organization practice, adding to its strong people analytics and employee listening capabilities. PwC is a global leader in People Analytics and Surveys, with a thorough understanding of the specific workforce issues faced by companies in a broad range of industries.

2016 Energy Risk Award winner

Thursday, June 02, 2016

PwC’s energy practice has been named “Consultancy of the Year” by Energy Risk Magazine at the 2016 Energy Risk Awards.

FASB’s new lease standard is here – Now what?

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

With its new lease accounting standard, the FASB has ushered in a new age in the accounting for leases by lessors and lessees. The headline: come January 1, 2019, virtually all leases will be recorded on the balance sheet.

PwC wins 2016 Global Corporate Ventures Consultancy Firm of the Year - For the 2nd Straight Year!

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The sixth annual Global Corporate Venturing awards are a celebration of the industry and how it helps entrepreneurs, the venture ecosystem and parent companies make the world a better place and deliver on their strategic and financial goals.

Tim Ryan announces the leadership team of PwC US

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

In preparation to take over as chairman of PwC US on July 1, I named our new leadership team this week.

PwC’s New Approach To The Audit

Wednesday, May 25, 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

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.

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.

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 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.

Bob Moritz selected Global Chairman of PwC

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 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 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.

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.

2015 Transportation & Logistics M&A Value Doubles Previous Year

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.

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.

Industrial Manufacturing M&A Records 10 Year High in Deal Volume Despite Recent Declines in Value

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Few company operations are designed to provide customer value, says PwC

Thursday, November 05, 2015

PwC finds that few companies are designed to deliver what customers value.

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.

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

Wednesday, October 28, 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.

$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

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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

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.

PwC Awarded USAID Contract to Support Advancements in Global Health

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Firm wins government contract to aid in Global Health Supply Chain Program

PwC US Announces 20 Partner Promotions in Greater Chicago Market

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced today that 20 professionals based in the Greater Chicago market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Bill Hughes Joins PwC’s Public Sector Practice as Partner

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Focused on national security, financial management, operational improvement

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage yet Progress is Interrupted, finds 2015 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Despite increase in reported incidents, few have solidified cybersecurity processes; Information sharing comes front and center

Economic Sentiment among Manufacturers Softens from Recent Record High Levels, According to PwC US

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer

Global Airline Industry to Undertake Infrastructure, Fuel Price and Talent Challenges to Meet Growing Demand, According to PwC US

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Special Report: Fuel Price Volatility – How are Airlines Responding to the Challenge?

Healthcare Spending Growth Rate Projected to Dip in 2016, According to PwC’s Health Research Institute

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

In the 10th anniversary edition of the “Behind the Numbers” report, HRI forecasts its lowest medical cost trend in the past decade

PwC’s Scott McIntyre Recognized as Top Consultant for 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US today announced that Scott McIntyre, managing partner and the firm’s U.S. public sector leader, was honored among Consulting magazine’s list of the Top 25 Consultants for 2015. Scott was awarded for his leadership and excellence in the public sector at the seventh annual Top 25 Consultants awards dinner in New York on June 18.

PwC US Admits New Assurance Partner in Miami

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced that Michael Parsons will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

PwC US Admits New Partner in Birmingham

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced that David Woodall has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

PwC US Announces 11 New Partner Promotions in Houston and the US Energy Practice

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced that eight professionals from its Houston office have been admitted into the firm's partnership effective today.

PwC US Announces 12 New Partner Promotions in Philadelphia

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced 12 professionals from its Philadelphia Metro market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

PwC US Announces 16 New Partner Promotions in the North Texas Market

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced 16 professionals from its North Texas market, which includes the Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, and Little Rock, Arkansas offices, will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

PwC US Admits Three New Partners in Greater Michigan

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced today that Julie Bogas, Hilary Clark, and Tim Pratcshler will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

PwC US Announces 16 Partner Promotions in Washington Metro Market

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced today that 16 professionals based in the Washington Metro market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective immediately.

PwC US Announces Five New Partner Promotions in Atlanta

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced that five professionals from its Greater Atlanta market have been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

PwC US Announces 19 New Partner Promotions in Boston

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PwC US announced today 19 professionals from its Boston office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.