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2014-05-20 08:33:05

Venture Capital Dollars in Biotechnology and Medical Device Companies Increases 15% Over First Quarter of 2013 NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capital funding for the Life Sciences sector, which includes Biotechnology and Medical Devices, increased 15 percent in value during the first quarter of 2014, compared to first quarter of 2013, according to a new PwC US report, "Biotech Deals Rising," which includes data from the MoneyTree(TM) Report from...

2014-05-20 08:28:15

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturers Continue to Drive Deal Activity NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical and life sciences (PLS) merger and acquisition (M&A) volume increased 53.1 percent in the first quarter of 2014, highlighting the expected increase in deal activity from the previous year, 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...

2014-05-19 12:26:40

London posts the highest score; New York takes second SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco ranks fifth worldwide, up one place since 2012, among the 30 global cities studied by PwC US in the sixth edition of its Cities of Opportunity report, released today. Rated second among American cities, San Francisco received high marks in intellectual capital, innovation, demographics, liveability and sustainability. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO...

2014-05-19 08:26:14

London posts the highest score; New York takes second CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago placed in the top 10 among 30 cities studied by PwC US in the sixth edition of its Cities of Opportunity report, released today. The Windy City performed impressively, recording top 10 scores in seven out of the 10 indicators and in over a third of the variables. Most notably, Chicago scored highest in the cost indicators category, moving up seven places from 2012 to become the second most...

2014-05-19 08:24:52

New York takes second; Singapore climbs to third NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, London posts the highest score among the 30 cities studied by PwC US in the sixth edition of its Cities of Opportunity report, released today. London, the only city to finish first in three of the 10 indicators--economic clout, city gateway and technology readiness, a category it ties with Seoul--was followed by New York and Singapore. The study shows that top ranked cities...

2014-05-08 08:30:13

Professional services firm moves office to Larkin at Exchange Place BUFFALO, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that the firm has committed to its future in the Greater Buffalo area by signing a 10-year lease in the Larkin at Exchange building, located at 726 Exchange Street. Buffalo-based PwC professionals will make their move into the new facility in late July. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO "PwC has a long history of serving...

2014-05-06 08:26:34

Range of deals activity includes regulated utility, power generation, and retail deals NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the North American power and utilities industry decreased on a volume basis in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the same period the prior year and prior quarter, as companies focused their efforts on deals that may drive growth and provide return potential, according to PwC's US quarterly deals snapshot...

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...


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