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Dec 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Mobile Application Development and Test Services in IDC MarketScape Report

 PwC US was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Application Development and Testing (mADT) Services 2014 report. According...

Dec 19, 2014, 12:16 ET

PwC Greater Michigan Donates $750,000 of a Million Dollar Cornerstone Schools Association Scholarship Fund

 PwC US today announced that its Greater Michigan practice will donate a total of $750,000 to the Cornerstone Schools Association, funded...

Dec 18, 2014, 10:17 ET
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PwC Research Finds Gap Between Investor and Corporate Director Views on Planning for Major Security Breaches and Overcoming Board Diversity Challenges

Nearly three-quarters of institutional investors responding to a PwC US survey believe that it is important for corporate directors to be...

Dec 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for CRM Service Providers Worldwide

 PwC is positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for CRM Service Providers Worldwide report.* The positioning in...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Charitable Foundation Inc. Donates $50,000 to Covenant Prep and Grace Academy

 PwC US today announced that its Hartford office will donate $50,000 to Covenant Preparatory School and Grace Academy funded through grants...

Dec 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Opens New Workspace in the Heart of Downtown Houston

PwC US, one of Houston's largest employers, today opened a custom-designed seven story office space in the Wells Fargo Plaza, located in the heart...

Dec 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Perfect Storm for Corporate Dealmaking Drives M&A Value to Highest Level Since 2007, According to PwC

A wave of corporate mega deal activity drove a significant uptick in M&A value in 2014, according to PwC US. As businesses aim to meet...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC US Projects Potential Increase for Shale Gas Cost Savings to U.S. Manufacturing Industry

PwC US today increased its forecast on cost savings and long term employment gains in U.S. manufacturing as a result of the surge in shale gas...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services

 PwC has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services* report....

Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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2014 IPOs Raise Highest Proceeds Since 2000, According to PwC's Deals Practice

Throughout 2014, the U.S. IPO market put in its strongest performance since 2000, as a broad range of companies took advantage of strong equity...

Dec 04, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PwC's Health Research Institute Announces the Top 10 Health Industry Issues of 2015

 In its annual Top health industry issues of 2015 report, PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) anticipates that the $2.8 trillion U.S....

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC's Colin Wittmer Wins Deals Services Professional of the Year Award by M&A Advisor

 PwC US announced Colin Wittmer was recognized by M&A Advisor for his outstanding contributions to the M&A industry and his...

Nov 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

Houston Food Bank: The Ultimate Winner of the Big Four Food Fight

 The Houston offices of the Big Four accounting firms — Deloitte LLP, EY, KPMG LLP and PwC US — came together on Friday...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:34 ET
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Connecticut Insurance Community Innovates to Address Global Pace of Change, According to Industry Report From PwC US and Conn. IFS Cluster

 The Connecticut insurance sector continues to play a key role in the state's economy and the global insurance landscape, according to the...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Risk Management Controls and Compliance Systems Critical for New Equity Issuers to Sustain Growth

With the IPO market continuing to surge, it's vital that companies preparing for  their IPOs rigorously examine their risk management,...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PwC's Health Research Institute Issues Report Shows Next Few Years Will be Crucial for Health Systems to Implement Consumer Friendly Technology

 PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) today released a new report, Healthcare delivery of the future: How digital technology can bridge the...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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"The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are you Prepared for Change?" PwC and FERF Announce Results of Survey

A new report released today by PwC US and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), "The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are you...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent, More Than 200 Deals Forecast Globally in 2014, Says PwC Study

 For the first time since 2011, automotive supplier merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to increase.  PwC estimates...

Nov 12, 2014, 15:30 ET
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PwC's Public Sector Practice Receives 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

 PwC US today announced its Public Sector Practice has been awarded a 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award recognizes PwC's...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:55 ET
In the quarter running up to the midterm election, private companies remained intent on growth, felt good about the US economy, and signaled greater risk appetite. And decidedly more of them reported profitability increases than we've seen in quite some time. Even so, wage hikes and hiring remain modest at these companies, and the world economy is giving them pause. Read PwC's Trendsetter Barometer survey report to hear what else is on private companies' minds.

Private-Company Confidence Rises, in Tandem with Greater Profitability and Risk Appetite, PwC Survey Finds

 Roughly two-thirds (63 percent) of private companies are optimistic about the U.S. economic outlook for the coming year, despite ongoing...