US press releases

Monday, September 22, 2014

PwC Nashville Signs 10-Year Lease to Occupy New Office Space in The Pinnacle at Symphony Place

PwC US, the professional services firm, announced today that the firm signed a 10-year lease with CBRE Nashville for 10,750 square feet in The Pinnacle at Symphony Place. The firm will occupy the 14th floor of the downtown building that will prominently display PwC signage in the lobby.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Michael Stork Appointed as PwC’s Minneapolis Market Assurance Leader

PwC US today announced the appointment of Michael Stork as the new market assurance leader for the firm’s Greater Minneapolis Market, effective immediately.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Cloud Professional Services in IDC MarketScape Report

PwC US announces that PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2014 Vendor Analysis report.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PwC’s Risk Assurance Practice Expands its Data Protection and Privacy Capabilities

PwC US today announced that its Data Protection and Privacy practice within its Risk Assurance division has significantly expanded its team and service offerings. The latest additions to the already strong & deep team build on the notable talent acquired during the firm’s recent acquisition of Minnesota Privacy Consultants, among them Jay Cline, MPC’s founder and president, now a principal in PwC’s Data Protection and Privacy practice.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Governance Trends Shaping the Board of the Future – Board Priorities and Practices

Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

PwC’s Health Research Institute Analyzes Rise of Retail Health Coverage

Major shift coming as employers opt out of providing healthcare coverage for employees and health insurance moves toward a direct-to-consumer model

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Governance Trends Shaping the Board of the Future – Diversity and Performance

First segment of PwC’s Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape

Friday, September 5, 2014

PwC to Propose Open Source EHR System to the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Program

PwC bid proposes an IT transformation to help improve quality and efficiency of healthcare for U.S. military families and veterans

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

PwC Minneapolis Invests in Youth Education with Four Local Organizations

Firm Invests More Than 6,400 hours to Minneapolis Non-Profit Organizations PwC Charitable Foundation Donates $90,000 to Local Organizations, Part of Earn Your Future Commitment to Youth Education

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Procurement Fraud, Bribery, and Corruption Pose a Serious Challenge for Global Automotive Companies, finds PwC 2014 Global Economic Crime Study

Economic crime in the automotive industry is on the rise with 28 percent of the automotive respondents reporting that their companies experienced an incident of economic crime, up slightly from 25 percent in 2011.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

PwC Study Reveals Opportunities for Oil & Gas Companies to Capture More Value from Land Organizations

Oil & Gas Land Management Benchmarking Study Provides Insights into Successful Performance Drivers and Operating Models for Land Management

Monday, August 25, 2014

Acceleration in Group Bookings to Drive Highest Occupancy Levels in 20 Years, Says PwC US

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates stronger occupancy gains in 2014, setting the stage for 2015, during which PwC US anticipates the highest occupancy levels in 20 years.

Monday, August 25, 2014

LIFE SCIENCES VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS SOAR IN Q2 TO HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2007, ACCORDING TO THE MONEYTREE REPORT

Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, reached $2.5 billion in 195 deals for the second quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Report

PwC US was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. According to the report, “clients indicate they consider PwC to be better than many of its peers at maximizing the value of a project and integrating its project team with the client’s.”

Thursday, August 7, 2014

PwC US Appoints Terri McClements as Managing Partner of the Washington Metro Market

U.S. Human Capital Leader to Lead 3,200 Professionals Based in the Washington Metro Market

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Second Quarter Technology M&A Thrives amid Improving Macroeconomic Conditions with Announced Deals Signalling a Strong Second Half of 2014, says PwC US

Software and Internet Deals Thrive while Hardware and Semiconductor Sectors Drive Increasing Deal Values

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Power and Utilities Industry Second Quarter 2014 Deal Value Reaches Highest Level since 2011, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the North American power and utilities industry increased significantly on a volume and value basis in the second quarter of 2014, both as compared to the previous quarter and year-over-year, according to PwC US’ quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q2 2014.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Private-Company Leaders’ Bright Economic Outlook Spurs Stronger Capital Investment, Latest PwC Survey Finds

• Nearly three in five private companies are confident about the U.S. economy, continuing their 18-month optimism streak. • More than one-third of them plan major new capital investments, the highest percentage in over two years.• The majority of private companies also plan to increase headcount, but minimally, via targeted hiring.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Industrial Products M&A Activity Surges in Second Quarter, According to PwC US

Average deal value rises substantiallyCross-border deals picking up as risk tolerance risesFinancial investors playing greater role in Industrial Products M&A activity

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PwC and IRRC Institute Release New Cybersecurity Report; Offers Investors Strategies to Evaluate Risk Amid Opaque Corporate Disclosures

A new report from PwC US and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) indicates that while companies must disclose significant cyber risks, those disclosures rarely provide differentiated or actionable information.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PwC Commits to Future in Downtown Seattle with Signing of Long-term Lease

PwC US today announced the firm’s commitment to its future in downtown Seattle by signing a 12-year lease in their current location, the US Bank Centre, located at 1420 Fifth Avenue.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value and Volume Increased Substantially in the Second Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil and gas industry increased substantially in terms of value and volume in the second quarter of 2014 compared to both the prior quarter and the second quarter of last year, according to PwC US.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Second Quarter 2014 Retail & Consumer M&A Activity Significantly Outperforms Q2 2013, According to PwC US

U.S. retail and consumer merger & acquisition (M&A) activity during the second quarter of 2014 was driven by eight multibillion dollar transactions, anchored by the food and beverage (including alcohol and retailing) sectors, exceeding year-over-year deal value by 104 percent and volume by 52 percent, according to PwC’s U.S. retail and consumer deals insights Q2 2014 report released today.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

PwC’s Risk Assurance Practice Names Seth Rosensweig as Principal in its Advanced Risk & Compliance Analytics Practice

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Transformative Deals Drive Surge in Deal Value in First Half of 2014, According to PwC

Transactions valued at $10 billion or more account for approximately 50 percent of deal valueBusinesses look to align core strengths with shifting global dynamics in search for growth

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PwC US Announces New Partner and Leadership Appointments in Cincinnati

PwC US announced today that Mark Carlson from its Cincinnati office was admitted into the firm's partnership.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Venture Capital Investing Reaches Highest Level Since Q4 2000 with $13.0 Billion Invested During Q2 2014, According to The Moneytree Report

Software Continues to Dominate VC Investing MoneyTree Reports Largest Ever Quarterly Investment of $1.2 billion in Q2

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Major Capital Spending Plans on the Rise Among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, According to PwC’s Manufacturing Barometer

Companies putting cash to work as competitive pressure grows M&A plans increase as companies look to cement leadership, add talent and strengthen technologies

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Airline CEOs Gear Up for Innovation and Transformation, According to PwC

Global survey of airline CEOs highlights how megatrends are set to impact the industry

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Interior Suppliers Lead In Efficiency and Effectiveness Among Supplier Segments, According to PwC North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain Performance Study

Majority of Suppliers Perform Better on Effectiveness than Efficiency

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Patent Cases Reach New Record High of 6,500 as Patents Granted Continue to Grow According to PwC’s Patent Litigation Study

According to the 2014 Patent Litigation Study released today by PwC US, both the number of U.S. patent cases filed and the number of patents granted continued to grow rapidly in 2013, up 25 percent to a new record high of 6,500 cases and up 7 percent to almost 300,000 patents, respectively, compared to 2012.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PwC US Announces Five New Partner Promotions in the Carolinas Market

PwC US announced today that five professionals from its Carolinas market were admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

PwC Reports Robust IPO Market Surpasses $21 Billion in Q2 Proceeds, Best Quarter Volume Since 2007

The market for initial public offerings (IPOs) finished on a strong note late in the second quarter of 2014, recording the highest quarterly deal volume since the fourth quarter of 2007.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Kenneth Mortensen Joins PwC Risk Assurance Practice as Managing Director in Data Protection and Privacy Team

PwC US today announced that Kenneth P. Mortensen, Esq., has joined the firm as a managing director, specializing in data protection and privacy in the Risk Assurance practice.

Monday, July 7, 2014

PwC Achieves Vanguard Status in The Kennedy Vanguard™ of Cloud Consulting Providers Report

Rating demonstrates PwC’s strengths in supporting the CIO and encouraging Client CXO Cooperation

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting & Systems Integration Services

PwC’s market approach brings to life the “from strategy through execution” experience for clients

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC US Announces Partner Promotion in Denver

PwC US announced today that Angel Salinas from its Denver office was admitted into the firm's partnership.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC US Announces Leadership Appointments in Phoenix

Rich Kalenka appointed to Phoenix Managing PartnerJim Brewer to assume Tax Partner-In-Charge Role

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC Admits New Audit Partner in Rochester

PwC US announced today that Dan Book has been admitted into the firm’s partnership.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC US Announces Seven New Partner Promotions in Lake Erie Market

PwC US announced today seven professionals from its Lake Erie market have been admitted into the firm's partnership.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC US Announces Two New Partner Promotions in Pittsburgh

PwC US announced today that two professionals from its Pittsburgh office have been admitted into the firm's partnership.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PwC Admits New Audit Partner in New Orleans

PwC US announced today that Todd McPherson has been admitted into the firm’s partnership.

Monday, June 30, 2014

PwC US Announces Seven New Partner Promotions in Southern California

PwC US announced today that seven professionals from its Southern California market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Defining the Evolving Role of Chief Compliance Officer Is Essential According to PwC’s State of Compliance 2014 Survey

Compliance is at a tipping point, according to the fourth annual State of Compliance 2014 Survey released today by PwC US.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

PwC’s Deals Practice Announces Three Winners of the 5th Annual M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards

Leading M&A professionals recognized for accomplishments in the ‘service provider’ category

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

PwC’s Health Research Institute Projects Modest Uptick in Healthcare Spending Growth Rate in 2015

Stronger economy and specialty drugs fuel higher growth next year, tempered by purchaser demands for value

Monday, June 23, 2014

Annual U.S. Capital Projects & Infrastructure Investment Expected to Top $1 Trillion by 2025 According to PwC; Projected Growth of Approximately 3.5 Percent a Year

U.S. is now world’s second largest market, overtaken by China in 2009Global capital project and infrastructure spending to grow to more than $9 trillion per year by 2025, up dramatically from $4 trillion in 2012

Friday, June 20, 2014

PwC US banks on today’s Youth for our Economic Future

Boston office dispatches hundreds of employees to 13 area schools to share their wealth of financial knowledge

Thursday, June 19, 2014

PwC’s Sriram Nagarajan Awarded for Excellence in Client Service by Consulting Magazine

PwC US today announced that Sriram (Ram) Nagarajan, a partner in PwC’s Advisory practice, was chosen by Consulting magazine in its annual list of “Top 25 Consultants” in the category of “Excellence in Client Service.”

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

PwC US Announces Four New Partner Promotions in the Florida Market

PwC US announced today four professionals from its Florida market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014.