As the mutual fund industry landscape has evolved, transfer agents have shifted with it. As the next frontier emerges, mutual fund companies, transfer agents and intermediaries alike should continue to collaborate to address new challenges and opportunities.
Each quarter we provide an analysis of global merger and acquisition activity in the chemicals, metals, industrial manufacturing, transportation & logistics, aerospace & defense and engineering & construction industries. Each edition includes a review of overall deal activity for the quarter and year-to-date and a summary of large deals. Also included is a spotlight on a PwC service and a case study.
PwC's 2011 US Asset Management Reward and Talent Management Survey gives human resource leaders insight into emerging trends and best practices in talent acquisition and retention. Volatile financial markets, minimal M&A activity, global regulatory reform and greater investor scrutiny continued to pressure asset managers, HR leaders are redesigning incentive and governance structures to support evolving business objectives and grow their human capital base.
PwC’s 8th annual examination of the internal audit profession, focuses on this rising importance of risk management and internal audit's contribution by taking a closer look at how stakeholders and board members view critical risks and the role internal audit could be playing.
A study by PwC, CIO Magazine and CSO Magazine, the 14th annual Global State of Information Security Survey explores crucial drivers of information security effectiveness. The study spanned 138 countries with more than 9,600 responses from CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CISOs, CSOs, VPs, and directors of IT and security.
Read about the top business opportunities and risks in emerging and fast-growing markets (EFGMs), where economic conditions are rebounding more quickly than in mature markets. These were identified by 158 private-company executives interviewed by the Economist Intelligence Unit for this publication and as observed first hand by PwC partners around the globe.