• 06-NOV-2017

PwC ranked as the Number 1 consulting organisation in China for 2016

Gartner Inc, the leading research and advisory firm, has ranked PwC as the number one consulting provider in China by 2016 market share in their Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services Worldwide, 2016 report (see note #5 below). Gartner’s definition of Consulting is:  “Consulting services are advisory services to help companies analyse and improve the efficacy of business and technology strategies and operations” (please refer to #6 in the notes section below). PwC’s share includes revenues from PwC Advisory, Tax and Assurance business globally.

“We are honoured to be ranked by Gartner as the No.1 consulting organisation globally and also No.1 in China. We feel this is true testament of our effort, innovative solutions and the significant role we played in helping Chinese companies in their transformation journeys as our clients navigate this complex and disruptive business environment.  Our strategy to execution solution driven services combined with being client-centric and technology enabled are clearly addressing market needs,” said Shirley Xie, PwC’s China and Hong Kong Consulting Leader. 

The Market Share: IT Services, 2016 data found that the China Consulting services market grew 11.2% to just over $5.3 billion in 2016. PwC is number one for Consulting services market share with a share of 14.1% for 2016 YR (please refer to #7 in the notes section below).   

Mohamed Kande, PwC’s Vice-Chairman, leader of PwC US Advisory, Japan Consulting and China Consulting businesses said:  “We are delighted to receive this recognition by Gartner. China is one of the most compelling markets in the world. The impact of the world's second largest economy is significant and our clients worldwide rely on PwC, and trust in our people and our culture to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. Our clients know that our quality standards are second to none and that they can trust us to work in collaboration with them to develop winning strategies, and deliver innovation, resilience and value. Most importantly, what they recognise in PwC is our determination to get the job done and deliver maximum value. China is and will continue to be one of the most important markets worldwide for our business and we will continue to invest there to ensure we can help our clients make the best decisions and move their businesses forward with confidence."

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1. Learn more about PwC’s professional services capabilities by visiting https://www.pwc.com/gx/en.html
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3. To find out more about how PwC has been evaluated by leading business, technology and industry analysts visit www.pwc.com/analystviews
4. To find out more about PwC’s most recently reported performance year, visit https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/about/global-annual-review-2016.html
5. Gartner, Inc., Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services Worldwide, 2016, Dean Blackmore and Julie Short, May 30 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting https://www.gartner.com/document/3732917?ref=solrAll&refval=188938720&qid=b46f787780883ee2459a096b2b1778bf.
6. Gartner, Inc., Market Definitions and Methodology: IT Services, Moutusi Sau et al, December 14, 2016. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting https://www.gartner.com/document/3544718
7. Gartner, Inc., Market Share: IT Services, 2016, Kathryn Hale et al., April 19, 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting https://www.gartner.com/document/3681039?ref=solrAll&refval=184230576&qid=fc9ee11098133ecc5757be3d89d29888
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