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PwC's 2016 US CEO Survey

03/25/16

In this year's survey, concerns over volatility and over-regulation are rising. US CEOs plan for moderate expansion in the US in a global marketplace upending assumptions about business growth, innovation and risk.

Employee Benefit Plans - 2015 Plan Sponsor Update webcast - June 2, 2016

06/02/16

In this webcast we will provide an overview of current developments related to Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, and Health & Welfare employee benefit plans.

PwC’s Risk in review 2016: Going the distance webcast - May 10, 2016

05/10/16

During this webcast our panel will discuss the findings of our 5th annual Risk in Review survey and delve into the analysis which shows risk-agile companies are far more likely to expect significant revenue and profit-margin growth than those that are not risk-agile.

Mission control: Fourth-quarter 2015 aerospace & defense industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

2015 was a record year in M&A for the A&D sector with a total deal value of $61.7 billion, nearly three times the value in 2014 and more than 50 percent higher than the previous record year in 2007.

Intersections: Fourth-quarter 2015 transportation & logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

Deal value in T&L sector nearly doubled (from $87 billion to $172.7 billion) in 2015, compared to the previous year, despite a slight decrease in volume over the same period.

Engineering growth: Fourth-quarter 2015 engineering & construction industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

Deal activity remained strong in the E&C sector for 2015 with 227 deals, while average deal value declined as a result of the acquisition of smaller players in deals aimed at enhancing product offerings and expanding geographic coverage.

Assembling value: Fourth-quarter 2015 industrial manufacturing industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

2015 was a strong year for industrial manufacturing M&A as deal volume increased to its highest total in a decade. Despite a 30% decrease in value compared to 2014, deal value remained well above the ten-year historical average for the sector.

Chemical compounds: Fourth-quarter 2015 chemical industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

2015 ends with the December announcement of a $62.1 billion merger between two chemical giants, in an otherwise flat year for M&A in the Chemicals sector.

Forging ahead: Fourth-quarter 2015 metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

04/29/16

Deal value almost doubled in 2015 compared to the previous year, driven mainly by a $31.6 billion third-quarter megadeal. While, activity picks up with a 7.8 percent increase in volume over the same period.

Next Generation Survey 2016

04/29/16

PwC surveyed over 250 next gens of family businesses to understand the issues they face as they prepare to take over. What we found is that succession, professionalization and digital/technology are still top of mind for the next gen.

SAP S/4HANA Finance - New possibilities for your finance, security & compliance organizations webcast - April 28, 2016

04/28/16

This webcast will provide an overview of SAP's S/4HANA Finance functionality and business drivers, control risks introduced as part of a migration to S/4HANA Finance, and more.