3 November 2011 - Asia-Pacific CEOs have strong confidence in growth
More than half of CEOs in the Asia-Pacific region are ‘very confident’ of increased revenue for their companies over the next three to five years, up slightly from a year ago. More than 40% of CEOs say their single greatest opportunity for growth will stem from the rise in spending power in Asia, particularly in China. These were the key findings from a survey by PwC of more than 320 CEOs across 26 countries, including the 21 APEC economies, for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO summit.
3 October 2011 - PwC reports FY2011 global revenues of US$29.2 billion
PwC, the world’s leading professional services network, reported gross revenues of US$29.2 billion for its worldwide network of firms for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2011, an increase of 10% over FY2010, and the strongest growth in revenues that the network has seen since 2008.
China outbound M&A deal activity powers ahead
Outbound merger and acquisition activity by China buyers has reached a new record for the six month period from January to June 2011, with a 14 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, indicating that despite market volatility and a global economic outlook that is far from certain, China remains hungry for M&A deals abroad across a wide range of industries.