PwC and Booz & Company combination is approved by Booz & Company Partners

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New York, 26 December 2013 – Following the announcement of a conditional merger agreement earlier this year between PwC and Booz & Company, on 24 December 2013, Booz & Company has announced that its partners have approved the combination. Subject to completion of regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, the transaction is expected to conclude in March 2014.

Commenting on this announcement by Booz & Company, Dennis Nally,
Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International, said: “We are delighted the Booz & Company partners have approved combining with PwC and we look forward to welcoming them and their colleagues into the PwC network.  This combination between PwC and Booz & Company will deliver an enhanced range of services for our clients, wider opportunities for our people and a clear focus on serving all of our stakeholders with quality and integrity.

“The combination of PwC and Booz & Company will create the stand out professional services organisation in the world, working with a full range of stakeholders to build trust and solve important problems from strategy through execution.”

PwC member firms’ partners are not required to vote on the deal.

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Notes to editors:

About PwC:

PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com and http://www.pwc.com/vn.

About PwC Vietnam:

PwC Vietnam established offices in Hanoi and HCMC in 1994. Our team of approximately 650 local and expatriate staff has a thorough understanding of the business environment in Vietnam and a wide knowledge of policies and procedures covering investment, tax, legal, accounting and consulting matters throughout Vietnam.

PwC Vietnam has built strong relationships with key ministries, financial institutions, state owned enterprises, private companies, commercial organisations and the ODA community. We also have a foreign law company in Vietnam, licensed by the Ministry of Justice with a head office in Ho Chi Minh City and a branch office in Hanoi.

We go the extra mile to help our clients achieve their objectives. We possess skill sets and industry knowledge that our clients require at a local level across our network. We offer integrated services, bringing a breadth of skills and depth of resources to our clients wherever they do business, throughout Asia and in the rest of the world.

PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.

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