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