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2014-02-10 12:26:36

R&C Sector Comprised 12 Percent of Total U.S. Deal Volume in 2013 NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. retail and consumer (R&C) total transaction value for 2013 surpassed $100 billion for the first time since 2008, according to PwC's US retail and consumer deals insights 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Outlook report released today. Deals in the food and beverage sector and private equity (PE) investment in the apparel, footwear and accessories sector continued to drive...

2014-02-10 08:27:42

Medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies drive majority of deal activity NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical and life sciences (PLS) merger and acquisition (M&A) volume and value increased in the fourth quarter of 2013, finishing the year for deal activity on a high note, according to Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Deals Insights Quarterly, a quarterly analysis of M&A trends and outlook for the PLS sector issued today by PwC. (Logo:...

2014-02-04 23:25:46

For the eighth consecutive year Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Services Provider SaaSplaza has successfully completed ISAE-3402 and SSAE-16 audits with PWC, its independent auditor. Singapore / Amstelveen / San Diego (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 “We complete these audits every year to show we are 100% committed to service availability, security, and data protection for our Microsoft Dynamics partners and their customers,” says SaaSplaza CEO, Herb Prooy. To successfully complete both audits...

2014-01-30 08:25:06

Initiative Helps Provide a Sustainable and Green Environment CLEVELAND, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and PwC US have teamed up to make the Northeast Ohio community greener by launching the "Trees for Threes" program. As part of their commitment to sustainability and the environment, the Cavs and PwC have pledged to plant one tree for every three pointer the Cavs make during regular season home games. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 08:27:22

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Operations Consulting Services, Worldwide.* (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) Gartner's assessment focuses on service provider capabilities in the areas of product innovation and lifecycle management, supply chain management, and sourcing and procurement. According to Gartner, "Leaders are performing...

2014-01-28 12:22:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV GL has been ranked among the world's top suppliers of sustainability assurance services that help major businesses achieve and verify their performance on sustainability. The ranking, issued by independent analyst firm, Verdantix, gave DNV GL the top score for product sustainability assurance, an achievement tied to DNV GL's investment in product water footprints as well as its ProSustain(TM) standard. It also cited DNV GL as having a clear...

2014-01-28 08:24:27

Focus on Maximizing Shareholder Value Through Portfolio Optimization Expected to Remain at the Forefront of Deal Strategies for Oil & Gas M&A Activity in 2014 HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the U.S. oil and gas industry throughout 2013, which included a strong uptick in the last three months of the year, led to 182 total deals accounting for $115.9 billion in total deal value for the year. As companies continue...

2014-01-28 08:24:25

Corporate deals from strategic investors drive deal value NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the North American power and utilities industry increased in the fourth quarter of 2013 on both a year-over-year and sequential quarter basis as companies continued reshuffling portfolios with a focus on their core businesses and strategic opportunities. PwC's US quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q4 2013...

2014-01-27 08:34:29

Strategic relationship connects cybersecurity thought leaders Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretaryof Homeland Security and Howard Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Obama and Bush, together with PwC's world class cybersecurity professionals to help organizations defend against evolving cyber threats NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Ridge-Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy formed by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, today announced a new alliance to help...

2014-01-27 08:25:30

Distinctive spending profile is likely to emerge from this year's Super Bowl destination NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to PwC US, direct spending by the National Football League (NFL), businesses, visitors, and media on area lodging, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, business services, and other hospitality and tourism activities related to Super Bowl XLVIII is expected to total more than $210 million. This estimate is based on a proprietary...


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