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PwC Minneapolis Invests in Youth Education with Four Local Organizations

PwC US today announced that its Minneapolis market donated a total of $90,000 to four Minneapolis-based non-profit organizations, funded through...

Aug 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Procurement Fraud, Bribery, and Corruption Pose a Serious Challenge for Global Automotive Companies, finds PwC 2014 Global Economic Crime Study

 Economic crime in the automotive industry is on the rise with 28 percent of the automotive respondents reporting that their companies...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Study Reveals Opportunities for Oil & Gas Companies to Capture More Value from Land Organizations

The continued increases in oil & gas transaction volume and drilling activity have strained oil & gas land organizations, leading to missed...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:02 ET
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Acceleration in Group Bookings to Drive Highest Occupancy Levels in 20 Years, Says PwC US

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates stronger occupancy gains in 2014, setting the stage for 2015, during which PwC US...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Life Sciences Venture Capital Investments Soar In Q2 To Highest Level Since 2007, According To The MoneyTree Report

 Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, reached $2.5 billion in 195 deals...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Report

 PwC US was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. According to the...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PwC US Appoints Terri McClements as Managing Partner of the Washington Metro Market

 PwC US today announced it has appointed Terri McClements as the firm's new Washington Metro Market Managing Partner. In her new role, she...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:19 ET
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Second Quarter Technology M&A Thrives amid Improving Macroeconomic Conditions with Announced Deals Signalling a Strong Second Half of 2014, says PwC US

Extending the positive momentum from the second half of 2013, equity markets set new highs, IPO markets reached activity levels not seen in years,...

Aug 05, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Power and Utilities Industry Second Quarter 2014 Deal Value Reaches Highest Level since 2011, According to PwC US

 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the North American power and utilities industry increased significantly on a volume and value basis in...

Aug 05, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Industrial Products M&A Activity Surges in Second Quarter, According to PwC US

 Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity surged across the global industrial products (IP) industry during the second quarter of 2014,...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:55 ET
Cruising into summer, private companies told us they felt optimistic about the economy and their revenue prospects. Our survey shows that capital spending is up among these businesses, while their concern about headwinds is down. But it's not all blue skies -- headcount increases remain low as companies struggle to find workers with theright skills and contend with rising wage pressure. (PRNewsFoto/PwC US)

Private-Company Leaders' Bright Economic Outlook Spurs Stronger Capital Investment, Latest PwC Survey Finds

- Nearly three in five private companies are confident about the U.S. economy, continuing their 18-month optimism streak. - More than...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Appoints Rod Adams as US Recruiting Leader

 PwC US announced that Rod Adams has been named US Recruiting Leader. In this role, he will be responsible for managing the campus and...

Jul 31, 2014, 13:51 ET
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PwC and IRRC Institute Release New Cybersecurity Report; Offers Investors Strategies to Evaluate Risk Amid Opaque Corporate Disclosures

 A new report from PwC US and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) indicates that while companies must disclose...

Jul 31, 2014, 11:00 ET
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PwC Commits to Future in Downtown Seattle with Signing of Long-term Lease

  PwC US today announced the firm's commitment to its future in downtown Seattle by signing a 12-year lease in their current location, the US...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:00 ET
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U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value and Volume Increased Substantially in the Second Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil and gas industry increased substantially in terms of value and volume in the...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Second Quarter 2014 Retail & Consumer M&A Activity Significantly Outperforms Q2 2013, According to PwC US

 U.S. retail and consumer merger & acquisition (M&A) activity during the second quarter of 2014 was driven by eight multibillion dollar...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Transformative Deals Drive Surge in Deal Value in First Half of 2014, According to PwC

 Transformational deals pushed total deal value in first half of 2014 to the highest level since the first six months of 2007, as strategic and...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Announces New Partner and Leadership Appointments in Cincinnati

PwC US announced today that Mark Carlson from its Cincinnati office was admitted into the firm's partnership. In addition, the professional...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Airline CEOs Gear Up for Innovation and Transformation, According to PwC

 PwC today released results from its 2014 Global Airline CEO Survey, which reveals top-of-mind issues of global airline CEOs and how they are...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Major Capital Spending Plans on the Rise Among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, According to PwC's Manufacturing Barometer

 Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy remained positive among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the second quarter of...