US press releases

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

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Third Quarter Deal Value for the Power and Utilities Sector Surpasses $11 Billion, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value in the North American power and utilities industry reached $11.1 billion during the third quarter of 2014, according to PwC US’ quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q3 2014.

Friday, October 31, 2014

PwC Submits Bid to Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Program featuring Open Source EHR System

Proposal would create a single, secure interoperable system to serve the military and their families

Thursday, October 30, 2014

PwC Deals Practice Study Shows Nearly 60% of IPOs Used Non-GAAP Measures During Past Three Years

Adjusted EBITDA most common non-GAAP measure

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Technology Deals Market on Pace to Become Strongest in Years, Says PwC Deals Practice

Wave of Technology Spin Offs Poses Fundamental Change to Competitive Landscape

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value Hits Ten Year High in the Third Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry reached the highest levels in the past decade during the third quarter of 2014, according to PwC US. Midstream activity, along with continued interest from foreign buyers – specifically in upstream shale plays – and the overall impact of mega deals (deals with a value of more than $1 billion), contributed to record-breaking deal activity in the third quarter of the year.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

PwC Greater Michigan via the PwC Charitable Foundation Donates $65,000 to Three Non-Profit Organizations

PwC US today announced that its Greater Michigan practice will donate a total of $65,000 to three non-profit organizations, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

PwC Investor Survey on Governance Identifies Areas where Investors Want Boards to Improve

Investors are concerned about the ability of US corporate boards to understand emerging risks that can affect their companies, the willingness of boards to hold underperforming directors accountable and the effectiveness of how boards incentivize management through performance metrics, according to PwC’s 2014 Investor Survey on how investors are shaping boards today and into the future.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Third Quarter Industrial Products M&A Activity Posts Strong Year-Over-Year Gains According to PwC US

Majority of subsectors see deal volume gainsMega deals activity increases average deal valueCross-border transactions moderate reflecting global uncertainty

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PwC to Update COSO’s Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework

PwC has been engaged by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) to review and update COSO’s Enterprise Risk Management–Integrated Framework.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PwC US Appoints Steven Haffner as Managing Partner of the Harrisburg, PA Office

PwC US announced today that Steven Haffner has been named Managing Partner of the firm's Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Improving Fundamentals and Robust Investor Appetite Fuels Sustained Performance of U.S. Commercial Real Estate Industry, According to PwC US and Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Forecast

Houston Voted Top City for 2015; Industrial Sector Remains Investor-Favored Property Type

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wearable Technology Future is Ripe for Growth – Most Notably among Millennials, Says PwC US

Report Evaluates User Expectations, Innovative Breakthroughs and Industry Adoption to Unlock the Disruptive Technology

Monday, October 20, 2014

Adam Gilbert, JP Morgan Head of Regulatory Policy, to join PwC as Global Regulatory Leader

Adam Gilbert will join PwC as a partner and Global Regulatory Leader of the Financial Services Advisory practice. He will advise PwC’s clients' boards of directors and senior executives on regulatory issues, including the business planning impacts of regulation and the strategic implementation of new and evolving requirements. Adam will be based in PwC’s New York office after a transition period from JPMorgan Chase.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Year-to-date venture capital dollars invested eclipses total dollars invested in all of 2013

Venture Capital Investing in Q3 Down 27% from Q2, but Number of Deals Exceeds 1,000 for the Sixth Consecutive Quarter

Thursday, October 16, 2014

PwC US Announces New Leaders in Industrial Products Practice

New leadership in Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Metals and Business & Professional Services to help clients drive growth in evolving industrial marketplace

Thursday, October 16, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Supply Chain Management Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Report

Recognized for supply chain strategy and value-creating innovation

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Global Automotive M&A Deal Value Increased to $27.5 million, a strong increase of 110 Percent over the first half of 2013, According to PwC

Global cross-sector merger and acquisition (M&A) volume increased six percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the prior year.

Monday, October 13, 2014

PwC US Appoints Tom Codd US Human Capital Leader and a Vice Chair

PwC US today announced that Tom Codd has assumed the role of US Human Capital Leader and a Vice Chairman, succeeding Terri McClements, who was recently named PwC’s Washington Metro Market Managing Partner.

Monday, October 13, 2014

PwC Wins Partner Innovation Award at Dreamforce 2014

Recognized for outstanding contribution toward customer success

Monday, October 13, 2014

PwC US Names John W. Stadtler as Leader of Financial Services Practice

PwC US today announced the appointment of John W. Stadtler as the leader of the firm’s U.S. Financial Services Industry practice.

Monday, October 13, 2014

PwC Joins New Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem

PwC demonstrates specialized Analytics Cloud solutions at Dreamforce 2014Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Michael Alix, Senior Regulator, joins PwC as Financial Services Consulting Risk Leader

Michael Alix has joined PwC as a partner and Financial Services Consulting Risk Leader.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey Highlights – Executive Compensation and Director Communications

Trends Shaping Governance and the Board of the Future

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Holiday Shopping Spend Forecasted to be Down in 2014 as Shoppers Remain Cautious, According to PwC US and Strategy&

The 2014 holiday shopping season will be characterized by cautious spending, while economic realities bifurcate the American holiday shopper.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

U.S. Industrial Manufacturers Forecast Solid Revenue Growth in Year Ahead, According to PwC’s Q3 Manufacturing Barometer

International outlook dims; Global sentiment at lowest in eight quarters Concerns regarding legislative/regulatory and taxation pressures on the rise

Monday, October 6, 2014

PwC IPO Watch Finds Q3 IPO Market Proceeds Raise $38.1 Billion

The US IPO market continues to demonstrate significant investor interest in initial public offerings (IPOs) in the third quarter of 2014.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

PwC Volunteers Teach 4,000 Students Financial Literacy Lessons Across Los Angeles

Today, more than 400 PwC US partners and staff throughout Los Angeles are coming together with local students and Playworks to teach financial literacy skills to 4,000 elementary students.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey Highlights – Strategy and Risk Oversight Trends Shaping Governance and the Board of the Future

Boards are dedicating significant attention to their risk oversight responsibilities, as directors set ever higher expectations of themselves.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Security Incidents Continue to Rise in Cost and Frequency While Budgets Decrease, according to PwC, CIO and CSO’s The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015

PwC US, in conjunction with CIO and CSO magazines, today released The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015. According to the survey, the number of reported security incidents rose 48 percent this year to 42.8 million – which is the equivalent of 117,339 attacks per day. The survey data also indicates that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of detected security incidents has increased 66 percent year over year since 2009.

Monday, September 29, 2014

PwC Wins Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global in Cloud Category

Oracle recognizes PwC in delivering specialized solutionsPwC is Grande sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld; Booth #1321

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey Highlights – IT and Cybersecurity Oversight Trends Shaping Governance and the Board of the Future

Greater director involvement in social media oversight, concern about the Department of Homeland Security/NIST cybersecurity frameworks and increased use of IT consultants are among the trends shaping governance and the board of the future, according to PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey.

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.