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2014-05-02 08:23:23

HOUSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Down, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQX: DPDW), an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services today announced that Mark Carden has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective May 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121204/LA23242LOGO Mr. Carden was a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP, now PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and...

2014-04-30 20:23:08

--- 2014 First Edition Now Online --- NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased shareholder activism, decreased support for smaller company directors and increased retail investor ownership of public companies are some of the key findings of the 2014 first edition of ProxyPulse(TM), the joint publication from Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. and PwC's Center for Board Governance. This edition of ProxyPulse contains key trends from the 2013 fall "mini-season" covering the 1,066...

2014-04-30 08:25:40

Upstream and Foreign Buyers Set Precedent for Most Deal Volume in Any First Quarter Over Past Five Years HOUSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry reached the highest first quarter level of deal volume in more than a decade due to increased activity in the upstream sector and interest in oil and gas assets by foreign players, according to PwC US. Although deal activity was high, the total value of deals dipped compared to...

2014-04-29 12:23:11

In the news release, Automotive Deals Drop 5 Percent to 465 Total Transactions in 2013, According to PwC, issued 29-Apr-2014 by PwC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there are updates to this release. The complete, corrected release follows: Automotive Deals Drop Five Percent to 465 Total Transactions in 2013, According to PwC M&A Activity Likely To Be Driven by Emerging Markets and Next-Gen Technologies on the Horizon DETROIT, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-04-29 08:23:14

M&A Activity Likely To Be Driven by Emerging Markets and Next-Gen Technologies on the Horizon DETROIT, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity continued to decline for the second straight year to 465 total deals in 2013, PwC reports in Driving Value: 2013 Automotive M&A Insights. Though at a much slower pace compared to 2012, the industry experienced overall automotive M&A deal volume, down five percent to 465 total transactions in 2013,...

2014-04-28 08:22:08

Mega deals support increased deal value NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal value in the global industrial products (IP) industry rose significantly on a year-over-year basis during the first quarter of 2014, according to PwC US. While the increase in deal value was driven by mega deals (transactions worth more than $1 billion) compared with the first quarter of 2013, the majority of deal volume was a result of dealmakers executing on...

2014-04-24 23:09:33

The PwC Women’s Leadership Series will provide a live, global forum on women and leadership. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 TalkPoint, the leader in do-it-yourself cloud-based webcasting, today announced it will live webcast PwC’s Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series, the first-ever global forum focused on women and leadership to students around the world. Powered by TalkPoint, the live webcast featuring guest speaker, Sheryl Sandberg, with LeanIn.org, is...

2014-04-24 08:30:25

Amanda Cox and Emily Kent honored in Financial Services and Client Service categories, respectively NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that two U.S. Advisory directors, Amanda Cox and Emily Kent, have received Consulting magazine's "Rising Stars of the Profession" award, which recognizes 35 of the most outstanding talent under the age of 35 in the consulting industry. Cox was honored for her accomplishments in the Financial Services category and Kent was...

2014-04-23 08:38:33

PORT ORANGE, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinspace Technology Inc. (OTCBB: THNS) ("Thinspace" or the "Company"), a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes, has engaged RedChip Companies, Inc. ("RedChip") to expand its investor relations efforts. "After researching the many options available, we selected RedChip to assist in our...

2014-04-17 08:26:46

Hiring plans remain consistent; concerns about available pool of qualified workers on the rise NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy rose among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the first quarter of 2014, according to the Q1 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released today by PwC US. The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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