PwC Named a Leader in Global Business Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Study

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Affirms PwC's Position as a Leading Provider of Advisory Services Worldwide

NEW YORK, March 29, 2012 - PwC today announced it has been named a leader in business consulting services in the worldwide, Americas, and  EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets, according to the 2012 IDC MarketScape reports. The IDC MarketScape reports are based on a vendor analysis model designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market.

According to the reports, PwC is recognized as achieving the “Leader” classification in three regions including the worldwide, Americas and EMEA markets. PwC is also considered a “Major Player” in the Asia/Pacific market. According to IDC:

  • “Worldwide, PwC is seen as better than many of its peers at providing a full spectrum of business consulting services and at helping enterprises comply with new or existing regulations and manage risk. PwC is also seen as better than many of its peers at helping clients reduce costs.”
  • “In the Americas, PwC is seen as among the most capable at integrating its project team with the client’s and at providing a full spectrum of business consulting services. It is also seen as better than many of its peers at challenging corporate culture.”
  • “In the Americas, PwC is seen as better than many of its peers at delivering innovation in the project and at delivering ROI for the project. It is also seen as better than many of its peers at helping clients expand into new markets or geographies and at helping clients identify and implement options for growth.”
  • “In EMEA, PwC is seen as better than many of its peers at providing a full spectrum of business consulting services.”
  • “In Asia/Pacific, PwC is seen as better than many of its peers at applying proven methodologies/tools and leveraging local resources.”

“PwC's consistent ranking in IDC's series of Marketscape reports underscores our focus on delivering high quality and relevant advisory services to clients around the world, helping them from strategy through execution to achieve a competitive advantage in today's market,” said Dana Mcilwain, PwC Vice Chairman and U.S. Advisory Leader.  “Our "Leader" and "Major Player" rankings reflect our commitment to building deep relationships with our clients, working closely with them to find opportunities for innovation and growth, manage risk and address their most pressing business challenges."

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.