US press releases

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.

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