US press releases

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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

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.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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

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.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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

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.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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

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

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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

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

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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

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

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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

• 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.

Monday, April 27, 2015

PwC Appoints Mark Ross as Lake Erie Market Managing Partner

Ross Returns Home to Cleveland to Lead Lake Erie Practice

Friday, April 17, 2015

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

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

VENTURE CAPITAL DOLLARS INVESTED EXCEEDS $10 BILLION FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER, ACCORDING TO THE MONEYTREE REPORT

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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

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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

PwC US Finds Robust Consumer Appetite for New Sharing Economy

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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

PwC Survey: US Employees’ Worries about Finances Persist Despite Economic Growth

Despite economic recovery, working Americans continue to worry about their financial well-being now and into retirement, according to PwC US’s 2015 Employee Financial Wellness Survey. The annual survey tracks the financial and retirement attitudes of more than 1,700 full-time employees.

Monday, April 13, 2015

PwC: Significant Changes Afoot for Global Capital Markets

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.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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

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.

Monday, April 6, 2015

PwC Announces a $30 Million Extension to Earn Your Future

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

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PwC Named Kennedy Vanguard Leader in IT Infrastructure Transformation Consulting

Rating highlights strengths in actionable recommendations and identifying cost savings

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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

Recognized for leveraging data and improving accessibility of information

Monday, March 30, 2015

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

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.

Monday, March 23, 2015

PwC Philadelphia Ranked #1 Top Workplace in 2015 by Philly.com

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

Thursday, March 19, 2015

David M. Walker Joins PwC as Senior Strategic Advisor

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

PwC Receives Two PartnerOne Awards at HP Global Partner Conference

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

Monday, March 16, 2015

Alan Dabbiere Inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

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.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Former House Ways & Means Chairman Dave Camp Joins PwC US

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.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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

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.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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

Recognized for outstanding contributions to restructuring industry and clients

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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

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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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

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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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

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

Thursday, February 19, 2015

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

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.

Monday, February 16, 2015

PwC Announces New Advisory Leader in Philadelphia

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.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

VENTURE CAPITAL DOLLARS INVESTED IN LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES IN 2014 AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2007, ACCORDING TO THE MONEYTREE REPORT

Venture Capitalists Invested $2.8 Billion in Life Sciences in the Fourth Quarter, Reaching $8.6 Billion in 2014

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide

PwC US has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide* report.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

2014 US Capital Markets Activity Reached $1.8 Trillion, According to PwC’s Deals Practice Annual US Capital Markets Watch

The improving U.S. macro environment, record low interest rates, the stock market’s steady rise, and overall low volatility all contributed to strong U.S. capital markets in 2014.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Physical Store Beats Online as Preferred Purchase Destination for U.S. Shoppers, According to PwC

Annual Survey of Shoppers Reveals Retailers Transforming Physical Stores into Exclusive Destinations

Monday, February 9, 2015

U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Expected to Rise for Sixth Consecutive Year, PwC Analysis Says

But Economic factors point to a potential sales decline in coming years

Thursday, February 5, 2015

PwC Expands New Jersey Deals Business

Firm adds new positions to support growing New York Metro Deals team

Thursday, February 5, 2015

U.S. Retail & Consumer M&A Value Hits Five-Year High in 2014, According to PwC US

Twenty-eight Multibillion Dollar Deals Drove Activity during the Year

Thursday, February 5, 2015

North American Power and Utilities Deal Activity Surges in the Fourth Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

Corporate megadeals and renewable transactions drive significant uptick in M&A volume and valueTotal deal value more than doubles in 2014 compared to 2013

Thursday, February 5, 2015

PwC Named Vanguard Leader in Supply Chain Strategy & Planning

Rating demonstrates PwC’s strengths in assessment & design principles, supply chain strategy and repeatability

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

PwC Appoints Scott Moore as North Texas Managing Partner; Tom Codd as Vice Chairman, US Human Capital Leader

PwC US today announced it has appointed Scott Moore as Managing Partner of the firm’s North Texas market, effective immediately.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Private-Company Optimism the Highest in Nearly a Decade, Despite Hiring Challenges That Threaten Growth, PwC Survey Finds

• Sixty-five percent of private companies surveyed last quarter voice optimism about the US economy – the most positive assessment since 2006• Most are hiring – but selectively – projecting just a 1.6 percent rise in their average headcount over the next year• Five out of six Trendsetter executives forecast positive growth in 2015

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

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.

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.