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Feb 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC's Perry Mandarino Recognized as Turnaround Consultant of the Year by M&A Advisor

 PwC US announced Perry Mandarino was recognized by M&A Advisor for his outstanding contributions to the restructuring industry and his...

Feb 24, 2015, 08:00 ET
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New Technologies and Strong Pipeline to Fuel an Active Technology Deals Market in 2015, According to PwC US

 With 2014 noted for a series of record-setting and transformative deals, momentum is expected to carry over into 2015 as dealmakers continue...

Feb 19, 2015, 17:27 ET
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PwC US Earns 2014 Best in KLAS for Healthcare Revenue Cycle Transformation and Extended Business Office

 PwC US today announced that it has been ranked Best in KLAS for Revenue Cycle Transformation and Extended Business Office, two key...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
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M&A Activity in the Industrial Products Sector Soars Past $500 Billion in 2014, According to PwC US

 The industrial products (IP) sector finished 2014 with an improved merger and acquisition (M&A) environment, recording an increase in both...

Feb 12, 2015, 09:24 ET
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Venture Capital Dollars Invested in Life Sciences Companies in 2014 at Highest Level Since 2007, According to the MoneyTree Report

 Venture capital (VC) funding for the Life Sciences sector – Biotechnology and Medical Devices – increased 49 percent in dollars...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: PwC publishes five-year review of IPO market in Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - PwC has prepared an in-depth report on initial public offerings (IPOs) in Canada from 2010 through 2014. The...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
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U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Expected to Rise for Sixth Consecutive Year, PwC Analysis Says

 With the U.S. light vehicle market expected to have a historic sixth consecutive year of sales gains in 2015, to a projected 16.8 million...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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2014 US Capital Markets Activity Reached $1.8 Trillion, According to PwC's Deals Practice Annual US Capital Markets Watch

The improving U.S. macro environment, record low interest rates, the stock market's steady rise, and overall low volatility all contributed to...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide

 PwC US has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide*...

Feb 09, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Physical Store Beats Online as Preferred Purchase Destination for U.S. Shoppers, According to PwC

 While the digital age has encouraged more consumers to shop and browse products on the web, physical stores are still primary destinations for...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:59 ET
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PwC Expands New Jersey Deals Business

 PwC US is expanding its Deals business in New Jersey to further support local clients and their deal strategies. NJ-based PwC partner Glenn...

Feb 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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North American Power and Utilities Deal Activity Surges in the Fourth Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

Fourth quarter merger and acquisition (M&A) volume in the North American power and utilities industry increased 57 percent over the previous...

Feb 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Retail & Consumer M&A Value Hits Five-Year High in 2014, According to PwC US

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. retail and consumer (R&C) total transaction value for 2014 hit a five-year high and surpassed the...

Feb 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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PwC Named Vanguard Leader in Supply Chain Strategy & Planning

 PwC US has been recognized as a Vanguard firm in The Kennedy Vanguard™[1] of Supply Chain Strategy & Planning Consulting Providers...

Feb 04, 2015, 14:06 ET
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PwC Appoints Scott Moore as North Texas Managing Partner

 PwC US today announced it has appointed Scott Moore as Managing Partner of the firm's North Texas market, effective immediately. Moore brings...

Feb 03, 2015, 08:55 ET
Trendsetter Barometer(R) Q4 2014 -- Private-Company Optimism the Highest in Nearly a Decade Despite Hiring Challenges Heading into the new year, private-company executives are in good spirits. Optimism and revenue forecasts are up. So is profitability. But chronic difficulty in finding skilled workers threatens growth and the global economy continues to cause concern. Read our survey report to hear what else is on private companies' minds.

Private-Company Optimism the Highest in Nearly a Decade, Despite Hiring Challenges That Threaten Growth, PwC Survey Finds

 Three-fifths of private companies plan to add fulltime equivalent employees in the coming year, but net hiring continues to shrink, reports...

Jan 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
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PwC Positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services

 PwC  has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Implementation Services Worldwide*...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value Reaches Ten Year High of $321.5 Billion in 2014, According to PwC US

 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry hit ten-year highs in terms of deal value and volume in 2014, according to PwC...

Jan 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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New York Expected to Overtake Tokyo as Top Spending Entertainment & Media City in PwC's Global Cities of Opportunity Study

 Entertainment & media (E&M) momentum will remain in cities with a tale of two types of cities developing between the "fast growing"...

Jan 26, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Room Rate Gains to Drive RevPAR Growth in 2015, As Favorable Demand-Supply Balance Supports Peak Occupancy Levels, Says PwC US

 An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates average daily rate ("ADR") gains to accelerate and drive revenue per...