PwC press room > 2010 News releases > News releases https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2010-News-releases cee9239b-7520-4b16-af45-f20b8a0153d1/PwC Reports a Window of Opportunity for Technology Mergers & Acquisitions in 2011 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-reports-a-window-of-opportunity-for-technology-mergers-acquisitions-in-2011/s/cee9239b-7520-4b16-af45-f20b8a0153d1 PwC Reports a Window of Opportunity for Technology Mergers & Acquisitions in 2011 The alignment of cash-rich trade buyers, private equity sponsors with funds to invest and continued improvement in financing liquidity is opening a window of opportunity for technology M&A in 2011. ]]> 1/14/2011 10:21:00 AM 837ad2b8-4b9e-4930-93cd-fee574681c11/Global Mining Companies Predict Gold Rush in 2011, According to PwC's 2010 Global Gold Price Survey Report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-mining-companies-predict-gold-rush-in-2011-according-to-pwcs-2010-global-gold-price-survey-report/s/837ad2b8-4b9e-4930-93cd-fee574681c11 Global Mining Companies Predict Gold Rush in 2011, According to PwC's 2010 Global Gold Price Survey Report Mining companies in Canada and globally are predicting high gold prices to continue throughout 2011, according to PwC's 2010 Global Gold Price Survey Report released today. ]]> 12/17/2010 4:04:00 PM 4dba5b3f-8e7f-4185-83f4-2c328b971d4f/PwC Reports Strong and Steady Growth in Asia's Retail and Consumer Industry https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-reports-strong-and-steady-growth-in-asias-retail-and-consumer-industry/s/4dba5b3f-8e7f-4185-83f4-2c328b971d4f PwC Reports Strong and Steady Growth in Asia's Retail and Consumer Industry PwC "Strong and Steady: 2011 Outlook for the Retail and Consumer Products Sector in Asia" report revealed that Asia Pacific's retail and consumer market is expected to grow an average of 6% from 2010. ]]> 12/14/2010 2:14:00 PM 2c721ef6-a0a4-43b2-9754-370b2e106c0f/Adaptation to Climate Change not for the Public Sector to Solve Alone, According to New PwC Study https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/adaptation-to-climate-change-not-for-the-public-sector-to-solve-alone-according-to-new-pwc-study/s/2c721ef6-a0a4-43b2-9754-370b2e106c0f Adaptation to Climate Change not for the Public Sector to Solve Alone, According to New PwC Study A new study by PwC reveals that adapting to climate change is no longer an issue for governments to resolve alone, but they can play a valuable role in advising on policies to encourage business. ]]> 12/10/2010 12:38:00 PM 87a0441a-5f4d-4983-b062-fe2bf489b53a/PwC Reveals that G20 Green Growth Race Is On https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-Reveals-that-G20-Green-Growth-Race-Is-On/s/87a0441a-5f4d-4983-b062-fe2bf489b53a PwC Reveals that G20 Green Growth Race Is On According to new analysis by PwC, Brazil and India have an early head start in what could be a green growth race between G20 nations. ]]> 12/10/2010 12:38:00 PM e5801996-a8b1-4ec2-ac1a-511f42f7b12d/PwC Reveals that Paying Taxes is Getting Easier Despite Economic Downturn https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-Reveals-that-Paying-Taxes-is-Getting-Easier-Despite-Economic-Downturn/s/e5801996-a8b1-4ec2-ac1a-511f42f7b12d PwC Reveals that Paying Taxes is Getting Easier Despite Economic Downturn PwC, the World Bank, and IFC launched a new report, the Paying Taxes 2011, to measure the ease of paying taxes by assessing the administrative burden for companies to comply with tax regulations. ]]> 11/19/2010 11:13:00 AM 1c02c2e0-3e20-4a10-a10e-f12aa1f13967/China Expands its Footprint in Global Semiconductor Marketplace, Report PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/china-expands-its-footprint-in-global-semiconductor-marketplace-report-pwc/s/1c02c2e0-3e20-4a10-a10e-f12aa1f13967 China Expands its Footprint in Global Semiconductor Marketplace, Report PwC Throughout the last eight years of ups and downs in the semiconductor industry, the Chinese market has continued to outperform the rest of the world according to a new report from PwC. ]]> 11/15/2010 8:00:00 AM d3108027-7b46-4752-b0a4-84898596f4e5/Family Business Owners Optimistic about Growth, but Many Aren't Making Adequate Provisions for Future, says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/family-business-owners-optimistic-about-growth-but-many-arent-making-adequate-provisions-for-future-says-pwc/s/d3108027-7b46-4752-b0a4-84898596f4e5 Family Business Owners Optimistic about Growth, but Many Aren't Making Adequate Provisions for Future, says PwC Family firms around the world are confident about their future prospects, but many aren't doing enough to prepare themselves for the years ahead. ]]> 11/3/2010 11:08:00 AM 8cb74598-04f1-4bc6-a7e7-c4b11a003a5c/2010 Set to be Record Year for Global Light Vehicle Assembly, Says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2010-set-to-be-record-year-for-global-light-vehicle-assembly-says-pwc/s/8cb74598-04f1-4bc6-a7e7-c4b11a003a5c 2010 Set to be Record Year for Global Light Vehicle Assembly, Says PwC In its latest industry forecast, PricewaterhouseCoopers highlights that continued strong demand growth in emerging markets and widespread inventory replenishment is set to mark 2010 as a record year. ]]> 10/18/2010 1:34:00 PM ffe6fd23-1767-4110-80ba-3ef5c53ef302/PwC's FY2010 Aggregate Network Revenues Rose to US$26.6 Billion https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwcs-fy2010-aggregate-network-revenues-rose-to-us26.6-billion/s/ffe6fd23-1767-4110-80ba-3ef5c53ef302 PwC's FY2010 Aggregate Network Revenues Rose to US$26.6 Billion PricewaterhouseCoopers reported aggregate gross revenues of US$26.6 billion for its worldwide network of member firms for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2010, showing a slight increase in revenues. ]]> 10/4/2010 12:55:00 PM da8bee4a-6ed4-4373-a66e-8fd070d5e0dc/'Into a New Era:' Six Strategic Challenges Communications Operators Must Address, According to PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/-Into-a-New-Era---Six-Strategic-Challenges-Communications-Operators-Must-Address--According-to-PwC/s/da8bee4a-6ed4-4373-a66e-8fd070d5e0dc 'Into a New Era:' Six Strategic Challenges Communications Operators Must Address, According to PwC Communications operators have demonstrated their resilience amidst the recent turmoil by adapting successfully however, the real test is just beginning as the upturn gathers pace says PwC. ]]> 9/3/2010 7:00:00 AM 17c9e320-e7d1-4810-84fa-f54466482350/Global Automotive Industry M&A Activity Shows Slight Uptick in Deal Volume During First Half of 2010, According to PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-automotive-industry-ma-activity-shows-slight-uptick-in-deal-volume-during-first-half-of-2010-according-to-pwc/s/17c9e320-e7d1-4810-84fa-f54466482350 Global Automotive Industry M&A Activity Shows Slight Uptick in Deal Volume During First Half of 2010, According to PwC The global automotive industry merger and acquisition deal market shows a cautious uptick in deal volumes observed during the first half of 2010. ]]> 8/31/2010 7:34:00 AM 7846c484-83b3-4806-8e03-a6f943e54dbe/Manufacturing Sector Emerging Fitter from Recession, Says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/manufacturing-sector-emerging-fitter-from-recession-says-pwc/s/7846c484-83b3-4806-8e03-a6f943e54dbe Manufacturing Sector Emerging Fitter from Recession, Says PwC According to a recent survey by PwC, the manufacturing sector is emerging from the recession stronger and leaner than ever. ]]> 8/27/2010 2:07:00 PM e3360c2a-0210-4b43-8e40-8744f442a70b/M&A Deal Activity in Engineering and Construction Sector Continues to Rebound in Q2 2010 whilst Aerospace and Defense Sector Slows Down, Reports PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ma-deal-activity-in-engineering-and-construction-sector-continues-to-rebound-in-q2-2010-whilst-aerospace-and-defense-sector-slows-down-reports-pwc/s/e3360c2a-0210-4b43-8e40-8744f442a70b M&A Deal Activity in Engineering and Construction Sector Continues to Rebound in Q2 2010 whilst Aerospace and Defense Sector Slows Down, Reports PwC The merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity, measured by deal volume, in the global engineering and construction (E&C) sector shows continued momentum in Q2 2010, according to new reports from PwC. ]]> 8/19/2010 7:01:00 AM 6a1f1117-f9cc-4021-a0c8-47423f61298a/M&A Deal Activity in Global Transportation & Logistics and Industrial Manufacturing Sectors Continues Upward Momentum in Q2 2010, Reports PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ma-deal-activity-in-global-transportation-logistics-and-industrial-manufacturing-sectors-continues-upward-momentum-in-q2-2010-reports-pwc/s/6a1f1117-f9cc-4021-a0c8-47423f61298a M&A Deal Activity in Global Transportation & Logistics and Industrial Manufacturing Sectors Continues Upward Momentum in Q2 2010, Reports PwC The merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity in the global transportation and logistics (T&L) sector was strong, and the pace of quarterly deal activity remained above the post-bubble lows of 2009. ]]> 8/13/2010 7:29:00 AM 5498fcc7-b56d-4cd2-baff-1f6f35f5ca59/M&A Deal Activity in Global Chemicals and Metals Sectors Shows Continued Improvement Over 2009, Reports PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ma-deal-activity-in-global-chemicals-and-metals-sectors-shows-continued-improvement-over-2009-reports-pwc/s/5498fcc7-b56d-4cd2-baff-1f6f35f5ca59 M&A Deal Activity in Global Chemicals and Metals Sectors Shows Continued Improvement Over 2009, Reports PwC The merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity in the global chemicals and metals industries measured by deal value continued to grow in the second quarter of 2010 according to new reports from PwC. ]]> 8/9/2010 9:37:00 AM ebffbf4c-080e-4827-84d9-b54c644553aa/Car Assembly and Sales Remain out of Balance Globally, Says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/car-assembly-and-sales-remain-out-of-balance-globally-says-pwc/s/ebffbf4c-080e-4827-84d9-b54c644553aa Car Assembly and Sales Remain out of Balance Globally, Says PwC The difference between car sales and assembly so far in 2010 shows that a return to equilibrium is still some way off, according to PwC's Automotive Institute. ]]> 8/5/2010 8:44:00 AM ed8abb5b-f1bb-4978-9252-817ce4418884/Global Entertainment and Media Market to Reach US$1.7 trillion by 2014, Forecasts PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-entertainment-and-media-market-to-reach-us1.7-trillion-by-2014-forecasts-pwc/s/ed8abb5b-f1bb-4978-9252-817ce4418884 Global Entertainment and Media Market to Reach US$1.7 trillion by 2014, Forecasts PwC In its latest Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2010-2014, PricewaterhouseCoopers reports that consumer behaviour is clearly driving the changes in this market. ]]> 6/15/2010 6:49:00 AM bdba2f3a-79bf-4249-a6ac-bfbeef443635/Greenhouse Gas Market Price Required to Limit Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius is Not Expected by Market Players Reports PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Greenhouse-Gas-Market-Price-Required-to-Limit-Warming-to-2-Degrees-Celsius-is-Not-Expected-by-Market-Players-Reports-PwC/s/bdba2f3a-79bf-4249-a6ac-bfbeef443635 Greenhouse Gas Market Price Required to Limit Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius is Not Expected by Market Players Reports PwC A gloomy picture for the $125bn global carbon markets has emerged from the annual greenhouse gas (GHG) market sentiment survey conducted for the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). ]]> 5/28/2010 10:33:00 AM b36db15b-68b3-46f7-9329-35f08b5c7279/Employee Morale and Loyalty are Vulnerable as Companies Ask Over-stretched Employees to Do More with Less, Says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/employee-morale-and-loyalty-are-vulnerable-as-companies-ask-over-stretched-employees-to-do-more-with-less-says-pwc/s/b36db15b-68b3-46f7-9329-35f08b5c7279 Employee Morale and Loyalty are Vulnerable as Companies Ask Over-stretched Employees to Do More with Less, Says PwC The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, Managing Tomorrow's People, explores the work aspirations and expectations over the next decade of 5,000 professionals worldwide. ]]> 5/19/2010 10:04:00 AM 99c00405-2180-4076-89f7-6bc6d7a524cb/Foreign Banks in China Face Stronger Competition from Domestic Banks, Says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/foreign-banks-in-china-face-stronger-competition-from-domestic-banks-says-pwc/s/99c00405-2180-4076-89f7-6bc6d7a524cb Foreign Banks in China Face Stronger Competition from Domestic Banks, Says PwC Foreign banks operating in China have had to adjust to increased competition from domestic banks and a demanding regulatory environment following the global economic crisis. ]]> 5/6/2010 7:57:00 AM 49cf7890-0796-46ad-b50a-700d4bd0c2b3/Budget Cuts in Cities and Local Governments Will Drive Need for Innovation and Prioritisation, Warns PwC Report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/budget-cuts-in-cities-and-local-governments-will-drive-need-for-innovation-and-prioritisation-warns-pwc-report/s/49cf7890-0796-46ad-b50a-700d4bd0c2b3 Budget Cuts in Cities and Local Governments Will Drive Need for Innovation and Prioritisation, Warns PwC Report Cities and local governments must be prepared to face up to the pressures of massive budgets cuts, with reductions of 25-30% having to be seriously considered, claims a PricewaterhouseCoopers report. ]]> 4/12/2010 9:35:00 AM cbcee30b-7862-4418-8495-688f1e4baa90/Globalisation Strategy to Benefit Technology Businesses, Says PwC Report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/globalisation-strategy-to-benefit-technology-businesses-says-pwc-report/s/cbcee30b-7862-4418-8495-688f1e4baa90 Globalisation Strategy to Benefit Technology Businesses, Says PwC Report According to a newly released PricewaterhouseCoopers' report, "Globalisation: a business imperative", technology companies need to be bold and brave. ]]> 4/9/2010 10:29:00 AM 45d0bbb2-7315-4158-a84a-8fc72d3b305c/CEOs' Confidence Rebounds With Quick Recovery in Emerging Economies, Developed Nations Still Cautious https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ceos-confidence-rebounds-with-quick-recovery-in-emerging-economies-developed-nations-still-cautious/s/45d0bbb2-7315-4158-a84a-8fc72d3b305c CEOs' Confidence Rebounds With Quick Recovery in Emerging Economies, Developed Nations Still Cautious With their worst fears of prolonged recession behind them, CEOs' confidence for future growth has bounced back from the gloomy prospects of a year ago, according to PWC's 13th Annual CEO Survey. ]]> 1/27/2010 3:50:00 PM