US press releases

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Private Companies Optimistic about Hiring and Sustained Overseas Investment, PwC Survey Finds

• 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

Thursday, July 23, 2015

PwC US Announces Two New Advisory Principals in Denver

PwC US announced two professionals from its Denver, Colorado office were admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

PwC US Announces New Partner Promotion in Salt Lake City

PwC US announced Joe Strain has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Economic Sentiment among Manufacturers Softens from Recent Record High Levels, According to PwC US

U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer

Friday, July 17, 2015

Venture Capital Investing Exceeds $17 Billion For The First Time Since Q4 2000, According To The Moneytree Report

Software Companies Capture $7.3 Billion, Representing the Highest Quarterly Amount in MoneyTree Report History

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage yet Progress is Interrupted, finds 2015 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey

Despite increase in reported incidents, few have solidified cybersecurity processes; Information sharing comes front and center

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PwC US Appoints Ken Lemelin as Managing Partner of the Richmond, VA Office

PwC US announced today that Ken Lemelin has been named Managing Partner of the firm's Richmond, Virginia office.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

PwC US Issues 2015 Tax Rate Benchmarking Study for Industrial Products and Automotive Sectors

PwC US announced today that they will be adding five partners to the Pacific Northwest practice in Seattle and Portland. .

Thursday, July 9, 2015

PwC US Announces 16 Partner Promotions in Washington Metro Market

PwC US announced today that 16 professionals based in the Washington Metro market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective immediately.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Biopharmaceutical Companies Pursue Cross-Sector Collaborations to Demonstrate Drug Value in the New Health Economy According to PwC’s Health Research Institute

Empowered consumers and connected technology are reconfiguring three crucial business operations: drug R&D, regulatory submission and product commercialization

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

IPO Market Heats Up in Second Quarter, According to PwC’s Deals Practice

The U.S. IPO market came back to life in the second quarter of 2015, surging 83 percent in volume and 111 percent in proceeds raised, compared to the first quarter of 2015, according to IPO Watch, a quarterly survey by PwC US.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

PwC US Announces Four Partner Promotions in Minneapolis

PwC US announced today that four professionals from its Minneapolis office have been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective immediately.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Announces 16 New Partner Promotions in the North Texas Market

PwC US announced 16 professionals from its North Texas market, which includes the Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, and Little Rock, Arkansas offices, will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Admits New Assurance Partner in Miami

PwC US announced that Michael Parsons will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Announces 11 New Partner Promotions in Houston and the US Energy Practice

PwC US announced that eight professionals from its Houston office have been admitted into the firm's partnership effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Admits New Partner in Birmingham

PwC US announced that David Woodall has been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Announces Five New Partner Promotions in Atlanta

PwC US announced that five professionals from its Greater Atlanta market have been admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Announces 12 New Partner Promotions in Philadelphia

PwC US announced 12 professionals from its Philadelphia Metro market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PwC US Announces Two New Partner Promotions in Nashville

PwC US announced two professionals from its Nashville, Tennessee office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective today.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

PwC’s Jennifer Mantini and Adam Rosen Among M&A Advisor’s 40 under 40 Emerging Leaders for 2015

PwC’s Deals professionals awarded for outstanding contributions in M&A and turnarounds

Thursday, June 25, 2015

PwC Awarded USAID Contract to Support Advancements in Global Health

Firm wins government contract to aid in Global Health Supply Chain Program

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

PwC Partner Rob Ward Rejoins Denver Market

PwC US today announced that Rob Ward, a partner in PwC’s Technology industry group, will be relocating back to the firm’s Denver office from San Jose, California. In his new role, Ward will be responsible for working with technology and other start-up companies to navigate through complex issues such as revenue recognition, public equity offerings and international expansion.

Monday, June 22, 2015

PwC’s 2015 State of Compliance Survey: The Role of the Chief Compliance Officer Must Evolve

Compliance officers and the compliance function should actively participate in setting the corporate strategy, according to the fifth annual State of Compliance Survey (2015) released today by PwC US. While baseline compliance remains a big responsibility – and a big challenge – for compliance officers, according to PwC’s survey, it is necessary to look beyond these obligations for the compliance function to grow and add value to the enterprise.

Monday, June 22, 2015

PwC’s Scott McIntyre Recognized as Top Consultant for 2015

PwC US today announced that Scott McIntyre, managing partner and the firm’s U.S. public sector leader, was honored among Consulting magazine’s list of the Top 25 Consultants for 2015. Scott was awarded for his leadership and excellence in the public sector at the seventh annual Top 25 Consultants awards dinner in New York on June 18.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

2015 Poised to be Best Year for M&A since Financial Crisis, According to PwC

Coming off a historic year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the U.S. retains its position among the most attractive markets for investments. As such, dealmaking during first half of 2015 has reflected a buoyant U.S. M&A market which is expected to gain steam through the end of the year, according to PwC US.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

PwC US Announces 20 Partner Promotions in Greater Chicago Market

PwC US announced today that 20 professionals based in the Greater Chicago market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Bill Hughes Joins PwC’s Public Sector Practice as Partner

Focused on national security, financial management, operational improvement

Thursday, June 11, 2015

PwC US Admits Three New Partners in Greater Michigan

PwC US announced today that Julie Bogas, Hilary Clark, and Tim Pratcshler will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

PwC US Announces 19 New Partner Promotions in Boston

PwC US announced today 19 professionals from its Boston office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Healthcare Spending Growth Rate Projected to Dip in 2016, According to PwC’s Health Research Institute

In the 10th anniversary edition of the “Behind the Numbers” report, HRI forecasts its lowest medical cost trend in the past decade

Monday, June 8, 2015

PwC US Expands Risk Assurance Practice in Pacific Northwest Market

Appoints Randy Melby as National Practice Leader in PwC’s Risk Assurance Practice

Monday, June 8, 2015

Global Airline Industry to Undertake Infrastructure, Fuel Price and Talent Challenges to Meet Growing Demand, According to PwC US

Special Report: Fuel Price Volatility – How are Airlines Responding to the Challenge?

Thursday, June 4, 2015

PwC Admits Five New Partners in the Pacific Northwest

PwC US announced today that they will be adding five partners to the Pacific Northwest practice in Seattle and Portland. .

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The Digital and Traditional Media Divide is Irrelevant Among Consumers, Says PwC US

U.S. Entertainment & Media Spending Expected to Reach $771 Billion by 2019; Internet to Overtake TV AdvertisingMobile Monetization is Next Critical Challenge

Monday, June 1, 2015

PwC US Announces 18 Partner Promotions in San Francisco and Silicon Valley Offices

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.

Monday, June 1, 2015

PwC US Admits New Internal Audit Principal in St. Louis

PwC US announced today that Christopher Lydon will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2015.

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.