US press releases

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services

PwC has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services Worldwide* report.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value Reaches Ten Year High of $321.5 Billion in 2014, According to PwC US

Low Oil Price Environment May Drive Surge in Restructurings in 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

New York Expected to Overtake Tokyo as Top Spending Entertainment & Media City in PwC’s Global Cities of Opportunity Study

Leading Cities are ‘Inspiring’ and Fuel E&M Content Creation and Consumption

Monday, January 26, 2015

PwC US Anticipates Super Bowl XLIX to Generate Over $205 Million in Direct Spending for the Greater Phoenix Area

Phoenix market has come of age as a special event destination with this year’s Super Bowl serving as the first in a series of mega sports events to be hosted over the next three years.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Assets Under Management to exceed $5 Trillion by 2020, says PwC

Professionally managed financial investments globally are predicted to grow at 6 percent annually to reach $100 trillion by 2020, according to ‘ETF 2020: Preparing for a new horizon’ (“ETF 2020”), a new report by PwC. ETFs will pay a prominent role in this growth, as new investor segments continue to integrate them into their portfolios and fund sponsors continue to introduce more products.

Monday, January 26, 2015

New PwC Report: Regulatory Innovation Should Adapt to New Health Economy

Forty-three percent of pharma and life sciences execs now support FDA evaluating drugs based on both clinical and economic effectiveness.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Room Rate Gains to Drive RevPAR Growth in 2015, As Favorable Demand-Supply Balance Supports Peak Occupancy Levels, Says PwC US

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates average daily rate (“ADR”) gains to accelerate and drive revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) growth in 2015, building upon the solid fundamentals experienced in 2014. Last year, both individual and group travel exhibited strong momentum, with the year-over-year pace of growth in group travel outpacing the individual travel segment.

Friday, January 23, 2015

PwC Named Best Global Treasury Consultant for 14th Consecutive Year

PwC US has been recognized by global publication Treasury Management International (TMI) as Best Treasury Consultant in their annual Awards for Innovation and Excellence. This marks the 14th consecutive year PwC has been awarded this accolade.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

PwC Named Best Global Treasury Consultant for 14th Consecutive Year

Top honor in Treasury Management International’s annual Awards for Innovation and Excellence

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Martha L. Ruiz Named Co-Leader of PwC’s Oscars® Balloting Team

PwC Enters its 81st Consecutive Year Preserving Secrecy of Oscars Winners

Thursday, January 22, 2015

PwC Receives SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for Services Innovation

PwC US today announced it is the recipient of an SAP® North America Partner Excellence Award 2015 for Services Innovation. PwC was recognized for its efforts in helping customers adopt innovation, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Economic Sentiment Rises among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, According to PwC’s Q4 Manufacturing Barometer

The business outlook improved notably among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the Q4 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released today by PwC US. A wide range of key indicators posted improvement during the fourth quarter, including the positive company forecasted average growth rate for the year ahead, while concerns about legislative and regulatory policies and lack of demand declined.

Friday, January 16, 2015

ANNUAL VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT TOPS $48 BILLION IN 2014, REACHING HIGHEST LEVEL IN OVER A DECADE, ACCORDING TO THE MONEYTREE REPORT

Software and Internet-Specific Companies Continue to Dominate Investment Dollars

Thursday, January 15, 2015

PwC Announces Google, Inc. is on the PwC Team Bidding for the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Program

PwC US today announced Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) is a part of the PwC team in the bid for the Department of Defense (D0D) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

FCA, SAIC, Plastic Omnium, Koito Manufacturing, Lithia Motors, Inc., and Asbury Automotive Group Receive Global Automotive Shareholder Value Awards Presented by PwC and Automotive News

Today, Automotive News and PwC announced the 2014 Global Automotive Shareholder Value Award winners at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Michigan.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

PwC Denver Expands Consulting and Tax Practices

John Walker Joins PwC as Tax Partner and Ken Lund as Advisory Managing Director

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Majority of US Family Business Leaders Don’t Have Robust Succession Plan in Place, PwC U.S. Family Business Survey Finds

Owners Hesitate to Fully Hand Reigns Over to Next Generation

Monday, January 12, 2015

Former DHS Acting Under Secretary Chris Cummiskey Joins PwC’s Public Sector Practice as Senior Strategic Advisor

Cummiskey brings significant knowledge of cyber, enterprise IT and Homeland Security to PwC.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Trade-Based Money Laundering Emerges as a Top Risk for Businesses

Advanced Analytics Can Be Essential to Identifying Trade-Based Money Laundering Schemes

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

PwC US Launches CareerAdvisor

New platform of tools to provide students with resources they need for the career they want

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Learn the Business Habits and Insights of 120 Self-Made Billionaires to Increase Profits & Value in 2015

Authors of One of the Best Business Books of 2015,The Self-Made Billionaire Effect, Available for Interviews

Monday, December 22, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Mobile Application Development and Test Services in IDC MarketScape Report

Firm recognized for capabilities and forward-looking strategy

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PwC Research Finds Gap Between Investor and Corporate Director Views on Planning for Major Security Breaches and Overcoming Board Diversity Challenges

Report compares director and investor perspectives on key trends shaping corporate governance and the board of the future

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PwC Greater Michigan Donates $750,000 of a Million Dollar Cornerstone Schools Association Scholarship Fund

PwC US today announced that its Greater Michigan practice will donate a total of $750,000 to the Cornerstone Schools Association, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for CRM Service Providers Worldwide

PwC is positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for CRM Service Providers Worldwide report.* The positioning in this Magic Quadrant is based on inclusion criteria and key criteria for evaluating ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

PwC Charitable Foundation Inc. Donates $50,000 to Covenant Prep and Grace Academy

PwC US today announced that its Hartford office will donate $50,000 to Covenant Preparatory School and Grace Academy funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Monday, December 15, 2014

PwC US Acquires Advanced Pharmacy Concepts, Inc.

-- Becomes Part of PwC’s Human Resource Services practice --

Monday, December 15, 2014

Perfect Storm for Corporate Dealmaking Drives M&A Value to Highest Level Since 2007, According to PwC

2014 deal value surges 93 percent driven by mega dealsRising equity markets and strengthening U.S. economy to fuel increased appetite for deals in 2015

Monday, December 15, 2014

PwC US Opens New Workspace in the Heart of Downtown Houston

Professional Services Firm Relocates 1,400 Employees and Donates to Local Literacy Foundation as it Implements New Modern Workspace Design

Thursday, December 11, 2014

PwC US Projects Potential Increase for Shale Gas Cost Savings to U.S. Manufacturing Industry

Estimates annual cost savings of $22 billion and more than 900,000 manufacturing jobs by 2030Chemicals and metals sectors continue to be leading beneficiaries of shale gas activity

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services

PwC has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services* report. Gartner defines risk management as “the strategic discipline of assessing, prioritizing, monitoring and controlling the impact of uncertainty on objectives.”

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

2014 IPOs Raise Highest Proceeds Since 2000, According to PwC’s Deals Practice

Throughout 2014, the U.S. IPO market put in its strongest performance since 2000, as a broad range of companies took advantage of strong equity markets and an accommodative financing environment to raise capital, according to IPO Watch, a quarterly survey by PwC US.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

PwC’s Colin Wittmer Wins Deals Services Professional of the Year Award by M&A Advisor

PwC partner recognized for outstanding contributions to M&A industry and clients

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Houston Food Bank: The Ultimate Winner of the Big Four Food Fight

Big Four Accounting Firms of Houston Fill 9,067 Food Sacks at the Houston Food Bank120 Volunteers Pack the Equivalent of 54,382 Pounds or 45,318 Meals for the Backpack Buddy Program

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Connecticut Insurance Community Innovates to Address Global Pace of Change, According to Industry Report From PwC US and Conn. IFS Cluster

Leadership, Science and Technology Play a Key Role in the Future of the CT Insurance Industry

Thursday, November 20, 2014

PwC Atlanta Donates $190,000 to Five Local Non-Profit Organizations via the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

PwC US today announced that its Atlanta practice will donate $190,000 to five Atlanta-based non-profit organizations, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Risk Management Controls and Compliance Systems Critical for New Equity Issuers to Sustain Growth

With the IPO market continuing to surge, it’s vital that companies preparing for their IPOs rigorously examine their risk management, controls and compliance infrastructure for a successful offering and to support future growth, according to a new report by PwC US.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

PwC Philadelphia Invests in Youth Education with Six Local Organizations

Firm Volunteers More Than 20,000 hours and the PwC Charitable Foundation Donates $245,000 to Local Non-Profits, Part of Earn Your Future Commitment to Youth Education

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

PwC’s Health Research Institute Issues Report Shows Next Few Years Will be Crucial for Health Systems to Implement Consumer Friendly Technology

HRI survey of 1,000 physicians and physician “extenders” reveals changing attitudes, and an increased acceptance of digital’s role in improving patient health

Friday, November 14, 2014

Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent to More Than 200 Deals Globally in 2014, According to PwC Global Study

Number of Deals Initiated by North American Suppliers Overtook European Suppliers for the First Time since 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

PwC’s Public Sector Practice Receives 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Firm’s public sector practice wins nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

PwC Cincinnati Invests in Youth Education

PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Donates $17,500 to Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati US Firm Pledges 1,300 Hours to Cincinnati Non-Profit Organizations

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Private-Company Confidence Rises, in Tandem with Greater Profitability and Risk Appetite, PwC Survey Finds

• Nearly two-thirds of private companies surveyed are optimistic about the U.S. economy.• Nearly half voice a willingness to assume new business risks in pursuit of growth.• Over one-third expect to make major new capital expenditures over the next year.• The number of private companies reporting profit increases is at its highest since 2006.• Most are hiring — but selectively — projecting a 1.6 percent rise in their average headcount over the next year.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

PwC Announces Brian Lukasik as New Tax Leader for Florida

Tax Veteran Brings Twenty-Three Years of Experience to the Role

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Commits $5 Million to Support Veterans; PwC US Named as a Top Military Friendly Employer®

Today, on Veterans Day, The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. has announced a $5 million donation for a series of grants to support US veterans and their families over the next five years. The grants will provide scholarships for education as well as support with the transition to the workforce. This announcement coincides with PwC US being named as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® for the fifth year in a row.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Room Rate Gains to Accelerate in 2015 as Hotels Reach Peak Occupancy, According to PwC US

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates room rate gains to accelerate and drive a revenue per available room (“RevPAR”) increase in 2015, as hotels achieve occupancy levels reflecting the solid lodging demand trends of recent quarters. During the first nine months of 2014, both individual and group travel exhibited solid momentum, with the year-over-year pace of recovery in group demand outpacing the individual transient segment.

Monday, November 10, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Business Intelligence Services by Independent Research Firm

PwC was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its October 2014 “The Forrester Wave™: Business Intelligence Service Providers, Q4 2014” report. It this evaluation, PwC was cited as a leader in business intelligence (BI) services.

Friday, November 7, 2014

PwC’s Jennifer Koehler Awarded as one of Consulting Magazine’s “Women Leaders in Consulting”

Recognized as Future Leader for contributions to the firm and power and utilities industry

Thursday, November 6, 2014

PwC’s 2015 Managing Your Wealth Guide Highlights Need for Effective Planning In Uncertain Financial Environment

The complex and fast-changing wealth management landscape, with fluctuating global financial markets, regulatory intricacies, and a return to higher tax rates, has increased the need for effective planning to help preserve and grow wealth throughout 2015.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Volume of Retail & Consumer Mega Deals Hits At Least Seven Year High During Third Quarter 2014, According to PwC US

Q3 Included Six of the Top 10 Corporate Deals & Five of the Top 10 Private Equity Deals Year-to-DateCross Border M&A Activity Increased as Focus Shifts to Faster-Growing International Markets