US press releases

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.

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 and Techstars partner on Techstars IoT accelerator

Monday, October 05, 2015

PwC is pleased to announce they are a founding partner in a consortium of companies for the Techstars IoT (Internet of Things) Accelerator. The program will bring industry leaders in the new IoT market together with the most innovative emerging startups in the industry for Techstars’ intensive accelerator program.

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.

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.

PwC Appoints Mark Ross as Lake Erie Market Managing Partner

Monday, April 27, 2015

Ross Returns Home to Cleveland to Lead Lake Erie Practice

PwC Recognized with Two Rising Stars of the Profession Awards by Consulting Magazine

Friday, April 17, 2015

PwC US today announced two winners for Consulting magazine’s 2015 “Rising Stars of the Profession” award which recognizes talented individuals under the age of 35 for their outstanding contributions to the consulting profession.


Friday, April 17, 2015

Highest First Quarter for Dollars Invested Since 2000 but Venture Capital Funding Dips 10% in Q1 from Q4

Companies that Put a Premium on Risk Management See Better Growth, According to PwC

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

According to a new report from PwC US, Risk in review: Decoding uncertainty, delivering value, 73 percent of executives feel that risks to their companies are on the rise—but the survey also reveals that companies are generally not meeting these increased risks with improved risk management. In fact, only 12 percent of responding companies demonstrated qualities that marked them as true risk management leaders.

PwC US Finds Robust Consumer Appetite for New Sharing Economy

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Fifty-seven percent of American adults declare that access is the new ownership when it comes to the sharing economy, with four in five consumers agreeing that there are sometimes real advantages to renting versus owning.

PwC: Significant Changes Afoot for Global Capital Markets

Monday, April 13, 2015

By 2020, a new equilibrium for global capital markets will emerge and the environment will look very different from today, according to Capital Markets 2020: Will it change for good, a new report from PwC released today.

IPOs Take a Breath in Q1 2015 After a Sizzling 2014, According to PwC’s Deals Practice

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

US IPO proceeds slowed down to levels not seen since the first quarter of 2012 when the IPO market was rebounding from the financial crisis, with 41 IPOs raising $6.2 billion, according to IPO Watch, a quarterly survey by PwC US.

PwC Announces a $30 Million Extension to Earn Your Future

Monday, April 06, 2015

Significant investment in research, innovation and capacity building for educatorsSignature program is among the broadest company-led commitments to advance financial capability and one of the largest supporting educators in the US

PwC Named Kennedy Vanguard Leader in IT Infrastructure Transformation Consulting

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Rating highlights strengths in actionable recommendations and identifying cost savings

PwC Named Leader in Worldwide Digital Enterprise Strategy Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Report

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Recognized for leveraging data and improving accessibility of information

PwC Named a Leader in Business Consulting Services Worldwide by IDC MarketScape

Monday, March 30, 2015

PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Consulting Services 2015 report. The report assesses the capabilities and business strategy of consulting firms with global scale, positioning them according to IDC MarketScape analysis and buyer perceptions.

PwC Philadelphia Ranked #1 Top Workplace in 2015 by

Monday, March 23, 2015

Award marks the sixth consecutive year PwC’s Philadelphia office is named a Top Workplace

David M. Walker Joins PwC as Senior Strategic Advisor

Thursday, March 19, 2015

PwC US announced today that the Honorable David M. Walker has joined the firm as a senior strategic advisor in the Public Sector practice. He will be based in PwC’s McLean, VA office.

PwC Receives Two PartnerOne Awards at HP Global Partner Conference

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

PwC US accepted two HP PartnerOne Awards at the 2015 HP Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas.

Alan Dabbiere Inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Monday, March 16, 2015

PwC US today announced that Alan Dabbiere will be inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2015 Georgia Technology Summit on March 25, 2015 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.

Former House Ways & Means Chairman Dave Camp Joins PwC US

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Former U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) has joined PwC US as a senior policy advisor based in its Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) practice, the firm announced today.

PwC Appoints John Farina as Market Managing Partner For Boston and Northeast

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

PwC US today announced that John Farina has been appointed as managing partner of the professional services firm’s Northeast Market, effective May 1, 2015. In this role, Farina will lead more than 3,400 professionals in delivering assurance and audit, tax and consulting services to clients in the Boston and Hartford offices. The Northeast is the second largest market for PwC in the US. Farina succeeds Barry Nearhos, who is retiring from the firm after serving the market for the past 35 years, including seven very successful years as the managing partner.

PwC’s Perry Mandarino Recognized as Turnaround Consultant of the Year by M&A Advisor

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Recognized for outstanding contributions to restructuring industry and clients

New Technologies and Strong Pipeline to Fuel an Active Technology Deals Market in 2015, According to PwC US

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

With 2014 noted for a series of record-setting and transformative deals, momentum is expected to carry over into 2015 as dealmakers continue to invest in cloud, mobile and security, and seek out emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), according to PwC’s US Technology Deals Insights 2014 Year in Review and 2015 Outlook report, released today.

M&A Activity in the Industrial Products Sector Soars Past $500 Billion in 2014, According to PwC US

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The industrial products (IP) sector finished 2014 with an improved merger and acquisition (M&A) environment, recording an increase in both deal volume and value compared to 2013, according to PwC US.

PwC US Earns 2014 Best in KLAS for Healthcare Revenue Cycle Transformation and Extended Business Office

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Named Category Leader for Financial ERP Implementation17th Annual Ranking Based on Nationwide Survey of Leading Healthcare Providers

Reduced Uncertainty in Defense Budgets Led to Improved 2014 M&A Activity in the Aerospace & Defense Sector, According to PwC US

Thursday, February 19, 2015

After a tough merger and acquisition (M&A) environment in 2013, the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector saw an improvement in deal volume and value in 2014, according to Mission control, a quarterly analysis of global deal activity in the A&D industry by PwC US.

PwC Announces New Advisory Leader in Philadelphia

Monday, February 16, 2015

PwC US today announced that Michelle Wilkes, a 6-year veteran of the firm, has been appointed as the Advisory leader for PwC's Philadelphia market.