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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...

2014-07-10 08:26:03

First half 2014 proceeds top $32 billion NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for initial public offerings (IPOs) finished on a strong note late in the second quarter of 2014, recording the highest quarterly deal volume since the fourth quarter of 2007. Interest in new equity issues is expected to remain healthy heading into the third quarter, driven by continued investor demand for growth and a strong equities market environment, according to IPO Watch, a PwC US...

2014-07-09 08:26:29

Rating demonstrates PwC's strengths in supporting the CIO and encouraging Client CXO Cooperation NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it has been recognized as a Vanguard firm in The Kennedy Vanguard(TM) (1) of Cloud Consulting Providers report. According to Kennedy, "PwC's approach to cloud consulting is to connect the dots between people, process and technology and to encourage collaboration across the client organization, particularly at the C-level." PwC is one of...

2014-07-09 08:26:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that five professionals from its Carolinas market were admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Bryan Bishop will serve as a tax partner based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is currently on a two-year international tour of duty in London. Bishop brings over 16 years of public accounting experience to his role with over 14 of those...

2014-07-02 08:25:25

PwC's market approach brings to life the "from strategy through execution" experience for clients NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced the firm was selected as a leader in the worldwide IDC MarketScape report for business analytics consulting and systems integration services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO "This recognition by IDC reflects our commitment to helping clients with their most challenging business issues, from strategy through...

2014-07-01 16:23:31

DENVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that Angel Salinas from its Denver office was admitted into the firm's partnership. Salinas was admitted as a partner with PwC's Oil and Gas Assurance practice. He brings more than 17 years of experience serving clients in the exploration and production, transportation, midstream, oil refining and petrochemicals industries, specializing in upstream, midstream and downstream accounting and advisory services....

2014-07-01 12:25:58

Rich Kalenka appointed to Phoenix Managing Partner PHOENIX, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Rich Kalenka, a 27-year veteran of the professional services firm, has been appointed to managing partner for its Phoenix office. He will focus on growing PwC's business in the market as well as supporting the growth and development of the people working in Phoenix. Kalenka succeeds Diane Thorn (formerly Constantino), who is retiring after 25 years with PwC and...

2014-07-01 08:26:37

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that Dan Book has been admitted into the firm's partnership. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO "We're pleased to welcome Dan into the partnership and congratulate him on achieving this important milestone in his career at PwC," said Matt Parrilli, managing partner of PwC's Rochester office. "He understands our clients' key business issues and has the passion and enthusiasm to help them...

2014-06-17 08:26:22

MIAMI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today four professionals from its Florida market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Juneen Belknap will be admitted as an advisory principal in the insurance practice based in Orlando. Belknap has experience with clients in property and casualty personal and commercial insurance as well as life, annuity and retirement services. She has...


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