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2014-08-06 08:42:06

Software and Internet Deals Thrive while Hardware and Semiconductor Sectors Drive Increasing Deal Values SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extending the positive momentum from the second half of 2013, equity markets set new highs, IPO markets reached activity levels not seen in years, VC investments harkened back to 2000 levels, and economic outlooks remained modestly optimistic across sectors, according to PwC's U.S. Q2 technology deals insights report, released today. Private...

2014-08-06 04:23:10

LONDON, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIPHER beta trial programme has attracted over 50 major corporates, banks, accountants, law firms, insurers and consultants AISTEMOS [http://www.aistemos.com ], a London based IP data analytics company, has attracted 50 leading organisations to a pilot group for its IP analytics product, CIPHER, in a matter of months. The product's first public demonstration at the IP Business Congress 2014 event in...

2014-08-05 08:29:36

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Nearly three in five private companies are confident about the U.S. economy, continuing their 18-month optimism streak. -- More than one-third of them plan major new capital investments, the highest percentage in over two years. -- The majority of private companies also plan to increase headcount, but minimally, via targeted hiring. Fifty-nine percent of private-company leaders are optimistic about U.S....

2014-08-05 08:26:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the North American power and utilities industry increased significantly on a volume and value basis in the second quarter of 2014, both as compared to the previous quarter and year-over-year, according to PwC US' quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q2 2014. A combination of regulated and merchant transactions, as well as continued activity by YieldCos, pushed total deal value...

2014-08-05 08:22:48

Average deal value rises substantially NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity surged across the global industrial products (IP) industry during the second quarter of 2014, according to PwC US. There was a significant uptick in both deal volume and value across the majority of sectors on both a sequential and year-over-year basis, with larger deals and cross-border activity picking up. PwC's IP practice examined deal activity in the...

2014-07-31 16:25:26

Webinar on August 20, 2014 to Review Report Findings NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from PwC US and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) indicates that while companies must disclose significant cyber risks, those disclosures rarely provide differentiated or actionable information. The report examines key cybersecurity threats to corporations and provides information to investors struggling to evaluate investment risk, business mitigation...

2014-07-30 08:25:57

Wave of Mega Deals Across Subsectors Push Deal Value to New High HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil and gas industry increased substantially in terms of value and volume in the second quarter of 2014 compared to both the prior quarter and the second quarter of last year, according to PwC US. An increase in mega deal activity coupled with ongoing interest from foreign and domestic buyers for divested assets built on the high...

2014-07-29 08:29:56

Multibillion Dollar Deals Drive Activity R&C IPO Activity Surges in Q2 NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. retail and consumer merger & acquisition (M&A) activity during the second quarter of 2014 was driven by eight multibillion dollar transactions, anchored by the food and beverage (including alcohol and retailing) sectors, exceeding year-over-year deal value by 104 percent and volume by 52 percent, according to PwC's U.S. retail and consumer deals insights Q2 2014...

2014-07-23 08:27:09

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) has been selected by The Writer, the largest brand language consultancy in the world, to direct the expansion of its marketing and public relations activities in the U.S. Headquartered in London, The Writer works with Fortune 500 companies to make their communications more hard-hitting and effective by changing the way they use language. The Writer has entered the U.S. market on the strength of its...

2014-07-18 08:26:41

BEIJING AND DALLAS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that it has engaged Marcum Bernstein Pinchuk LLP (MBP) as its independent Registered Public Accountant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121224/CN34262LOGO The Company's Audit Committee has dismissed PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP (PwC) as its Independent Auditor. Effective immediately, the Company's Audit Committee has engaged...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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