Financial services

Cybersecurity: SEC round two


The SEC's upcoming cyber exams will dig deeper than before.

US Real Estate Insights: Summer 2015


This issue continues to build on the theme of investing globally, and features an article that discusses the flow of capital into US markets from foreign investors. In “The New Sources of US Real Estate Capital”, Jack Keating discusses which nations have been investing in the US markets and the challenges these investors face as they increase their allocations to US markets.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® The outlook for 2016


What is the outlook for real estate investment and development in 2016? Based on personal interviews with and surveys from more than 1,000 of the most influential leaders in the real estate industry, this forecast will give you a heads-up on where to invest, which sectors and markets offer the best prospects, and trends in the capital markets that will affect real estate.

Cross-sector valuation: What non-tech companies should consider when acquiring tech targets


As companies in competitive industries continue transforming themselves through technology-focused acquisitions, unique valuation issues can challenge deal success.

IASB/FASB Insurance Contracts Project - Meeting summaries


Insurers currently use a variety of different and largely inconsistent local approaches to measure the value of insurance contracts within their statutory financial statements. This diversity makes it difficult to compare companies and may fail to reflect the true economic value of insurance business, which can put insurers at a considerable disadvantage when competing for capital.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2015


This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

Shared Success: Where risk, efficiency, tech, and customer experience meet


Financial services organizations are continuously updating their business processes to improve compliance, organizational efficiency, technology, and the customer experience.

Exploring real estate monetization strategies


This paper contains an overview of monetization strategies, their perceived risks and benefits, and how PwC can help companies evaluate factors associated with this approach.

IFRS 9 - impairment for banking


PwC Assurance Partners Ryan Leopold and Chris Wood discuss the new financial instruments standard and how it impacts the banking industry.

Valuation multiples and purchase allocation trends


What are the latest comparable statistics for mergers and acquisitions and active trades in the financial services industry? Check out PwC's quarterly valuation summaries for the Banking, Insurance and Asset Management sectors. Insights include: trends in market multiples, related transactions, and transaction benchmarking analysis.