PwC press room > 2014 News releases > News releases https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2014-News-releases 0cd6a338-ae7c-4f93-bf63-a9faaba1eb34/PwC economists reveal predictions for 2015 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-economists-reveal-predictions-for-2015/s/0cd6a338-ae7c-4f93-bf63-a9faaba1eb34 PwC economists reveal predictions for 2015 • US to bounce back• China to slow down• Ailing Eurozone to introduce QE• India to turn corner• Sub-Saharan Africa to continue to outpace global growthAs we enter the New Year, PwC's economists have o ]]> 12/29/2014 1:01:00 PM 580d5f10-09cb-44cb-824a-4a8262cfda5c/普华永道会计师事务所的经济学家们揭开2015预言 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/------------------2015--/s/580d5f10-09cb-44cb-824a-4a8262cfda5c 普华永道会计师事务所的经济学家们揭开2015预言 • 美国恢复活力• 中国减缓增长• 陷入困境的欧元区引入量化宽松货币政策• 印度度过难关• 非洲撒哈拉沙漠以南地区继续超过全球增长•普华永道会计师事务所的经济学家们再一次... ]]> 12/29/2014 1:01:00 PM 4d0dcb3f-01b2-4ce8-b148-5b5122b3814f/Santanomics: Ireland tops Christmas spending league https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/santanomics-ireland-tops-christmas-spending-league/s/4d0dcb3f-01b2-4ce8-b148-5b5122b3814f Santanomics: Ireland tops Christmas spending league The Christmas period is a ‘make or break’ time for retailers and their supply chain, with sales made in November and December having a disproportionate impact on their performance for the year.... ]]> 12/8/2014 8:22:00 PM c9974ba4-8afa-4c69-9a93-42c9a29a6aac/Telecom Industry Challenges Lead to Overhaul: CAPEX Becomes a Main Priority https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/telecom-industry-challenges-lead-to-overhaul-capex-becomes-a-main-priority/s/c9974ba4-8afa-4c69-9a93-42c9a29a6aac Telecom Industry Challenges Lead to Overhaul: CAPEX Becomes a Main Priority As telecom growth slows, industry focuses on the new drivers of EBITDA multiples Telecommunication operators face intense challenges to obtain eearnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and... ]]> 12/8/2014 7:48:00 PM a113b6dd-77c5-45f5-835d-c15414f1c101/Majority Rules – Most Chinese Car Buyers Prefer Cash Purchases, but PwC Study Shows Trend is Toward Increased Financing https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/majority-rules--most-chinese-car-buyers-prefer-cash-purchases-but-pwc-study-shows-trend-is-toward-in/s/a113b6dd-77c5-45f5-835d-c15414f1c101 Majority Rules – Most Chinese Car Buyers Prefer Cash Purchases, but PwC Study Shows Trend is Toward Increased Financing Millennial Attitudes and Government Intervention Help Improve Financing Landscape and Opportunity for OEMs DETROIT, Dec. 8, 2014 ― While China continues to dominate as the world’s largest... ]]> 12/8/2014 12:24:00 PM ccc23b17-52b2-497e-9169-573c380746cb/Presence to profitability in growth markets: finding and managing the right partner is key https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/presence-to-profitability-in-growth-markets-finding-and-managing-the-right-partner-is-key/s/ccc23b17-52b2-497e-9169-573c380746cb Presence to profitability in growth markets: finding and managing the right partner is key Companies seeking to invest in growth markets are rightly spending considerable amounts of time and money on prioritising the markets to enter and the consumer segments on which to focus. But to... ]]> 12/8/2014 12:01:00 AM fecd3a0d-c1f2-427b-8b1e-64db4e05e81c/PwC and Strategy& map the road ahead for power sector transformation https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-and-strategy-map-the-road-ahead-for-power-sector-transformation/s/fecd3a0d-c1f2-427b-8b1e-64db4e05e81c PwC and Strategy& map the road ahead for power sector transformation Megatrends and disruptions are having profound implications for the strategies and future role of companies all along the power utility value chain Time is running out for companies to make the... ]]> 12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM 8acb7def-8774-4d25-a1fd-110a97a60cc0/Overall Tax Cost and Compliance Burden Lower for Business Around the World https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/overall-tax-cost-and-compliance-burden-lower-for-business-around-the-world/s/8acb7def-8774-4d25-a1fd-110a97a60cc0 Overall Tax Cost and Compliance Burden Lower for Business Around the World Washington, 20 November, 2014 – Paying taxes has become easier over the past year for medium-sized companies around the world, the latest report from the World Bank Group and PwC finds. The time... ]]> 11/20/2014 12:59:00 PM cfcc9fde-611e-4119-8ce1-5ce55e6850c7/Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent to More Than 200 Deals Globally in 2014, According to PwC Global Study https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/auto-supplier-ma-activity-will-likely-increase-by-13-percent-to-more-than-200-deals-globally-in-2014/s/cfcc9fde-611e-4119-8ce1-5ce55e6850c7 Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent to More Than 200 Deals Globally in 2014, According to PwC Global Study Number of Deals Initiated by North American Suppliers Overtook European Suppliers for the First Time since 2008 DETROIT, November 13, 2014 – For the first time since 2011, automotive supplier... ]]> 11/13/2014 10:32:00 PM 52c1b9a8-3839-4712-a462-e9533d2e7b81/Number of employees working overseas set to surge, but organisations struggle to recoup investment https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/number-of-employees-working-overseas-set-to-surge-but-organisations-struggle-to-recoup-investment/s/52c1b9a8-3839-4712-a462-e9533d2e7b81 Number of employees working overseas set to surge, but organisations struggle to recoup investment London, 13 Nov 2014 ‑‑ Businesses are investing millions of pounds each year sending employees on global assignments without being able to quantify the cost or measure the value from their... ]]> 11/13/2014 6:39:00 PM 80b809d2-4e3e-43b9-b9e1-82c7bf4d6b7d/Investments in Asia Pacific Will Continue to Climb https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/investments-in-asia-pacific-will-continue-to-climb/s/80b809d2-4e3e-43b9-b9e1-82c7bf4d6b7d Investments in Asia Pacific Will Continue to Climb Confidence Among CEOs Rises Despite Slowing Growth in China, US, Indonesia, Hong Kong-China, Singapore top investment destinations BEIJING, China, 8 Nov 2014 – Confidence among CEOs in Asia... ]]> 11/8/2014 5:55:00 AM bb1c047d-6b05-404d-8a22-34bbc707c9d8/亚太区投资将持续攀高 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/----------/s/bb1c047d-6b05-404d-8a22-34bbc707c9d8 亚太区投资将持续攀高 “亚太区企业CEO的信心普遍有所提升,中国、美国、印度尼西亚、中国香港和新加坡成为最热门投资目标” ]]> 11/8/2014 5:55:00 AM 1bd354dc-30b7-4004-83bb-eaf72379dbe2/Eurozone’s reliance on Germany for economic growth looks shaky https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/eurozones-reliance-on-germany-for-economic-growth-looks-shaky/s/1bd354dc-30b7-4004-83bb-eaf72379dbe2 Eurozone’s reliance on Germany for economic growth looks shaky Eurozone growth is stuck in neutral, with Germany unlikely to ride to the rescue according to PwC economists in their latest monthly Global Economy Watch report. In the aftermath of the financial... ]]> 11/6/2014 3:18:00 PM 50371e00-511b-4384-8500-5b61b0e132dd/Tech Companies Raise Record US$24.8 Billion Globally in Q3 2014 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tech-companies-raise-record-us24.8-billion-globally-in-q3-2014/s/50371e00-511b-4384-8500-5b61b0e132dd Tech Companies Raise Record US$24.8 Billion Globally in Q3 2014 Largest technology IPO on Record Contributes to Significant Q3 Proceeds New York, 31 Oct 2014 -- A record US$24.8 billion was raised by technology companies in the third quarter of 2014, with 18... ]]> 10/31/2014 5:39:00 PM 091c203d-1de7-466c-8574-f0ac96593edc/PwC and Google Announce Joint Business Relationship https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-and-google-announce-joint-business-relationship/s/091c203d-1de7-466c-8574-f0ac96593edc PwC and Google Announce Joint Business Relationship Collaboration to Help Companies Thrive in a Changing World NEW YORK, October 28, 2014 – PwC and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced the launch of a joint business relationship to... ]]> 10/28/2014 12:59:00 PM 799a3bfe-7c04-4330-8e66-ad2633dec966/普华永道与谷歌已达成合作 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/------------/s/799a3bfe-7c04-4330-8e66-ad2633dec966 普华永道与谷歌已达成合作 2014年10月28日纽约消息–谷歌公司(纳斯达克股票代码:GOOG, GOOGL)今天宣布将开展联合经营为全球企业创造新的服务。 ]]> 10/28/2014 12:59:00 PM 99ec1179-2beb-4686-a35c-3a18336ac213/PwC to Update COSO Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-to-update-coso-enterprise-risk-management-integrated-framework/s/99ec1179-2beb-4686-a35c-3a18336ac213 PwC to Update COSO Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework NEW YORK, October 21, 2014 –PwC has been engaged by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) to review and update COSO's Enterprise Risk Management–Integrated Framew ]]> 10/22/2014 4:10:00 PM de5793ae-12a6-4c03-ba0f-fc4df3d9c859/PwC family business survey shows need to ‘professionalise’ the family as well as the business https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-family-business-survey-shows-need-to-professionalise-the-family-as-well-as-the-business/s/de5793ae-12a6-4c03-ba0f-fc4df3d9c859 PwC family business survey shows need to ‘professionalise’ the family as well as the business Family businesses remain a dynamic and resilient segment But competition more intense, price pressures growing, speed of change accelerating And succession is more hazardous than ever, with only... ]]> 10/15/2014 9:53:00 AM b3dde78f-46cc-45be-b6c8-0f137145d11b/Cocoa’s boom-bust price cycles could hit African farmers hard, but industry is responding https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/cocoas-boom-bust-price-cycles-could-hit-african-farmers-hard-but-industry-is-responding/s/b3dde78f-46cc-45be-b6c8-0f137145d11b Cocoa’s boom-bust price cycles could hit African farmers hard, but industry is responding Analysis by PwC and natural resource tracking company GeoTraceability indicates that ‘boom-bust’ cycles of cocoa prices remain a major threat to small farmers in West Africa in particular. But the... ]]> 10/13/2014 8:47:00 PM a71f3bc9-4885-44fb-8f63-bc7b092c26ed/Choppy outlook for European IPO market https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/choppy-outlook-for-european-ipo-market/s/a71f3bc9-4885-44fb-8f63-bc7b092c26ed Choppy outlook for European IPO market European markets were quieter than expected with the vast majority of the €6.6 billion proceeds being raised in July alone – but Q3 2014 proceeds were more than double those of Q3 2013 ]]> 10/7/2014 10:57:00 PM 86374eed-5206-4dab-bdc0-814418ef6486/PwC FY 2014 global revenues increase 6% to US$34 billion https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-fy-2014-global-revenues-increase-6-to-us34-billion/s/86374eed-5206-4dab-bdc0-814418ef6486 PwC FY 2014 global revenues increase 6% to US$34 billion Global revenues rise to new high Strong growth in North and South America, Middle East, Africa Revenues rise across Europe, despite tough economy Total workforce tops 195,000 with a record 20,000... ]]> 10/7/2014 3:54:00 AM 89fc2c50-a599-4040-831d-9a9385629f00/Volume of global goods trade set to nearly double by 2030 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/volume-of-global-goods-trade-set-to-nearly-double-by-2030/s/89fc2c50-a599-4040-831d-9a9385629f00 Volume of global goods trade set to nearly double by 2030 Trade between emerging economies is projected to grow by around 6% per annum in the period to 2030, almost twice the global average rate Asian countries likely to be ‘leading actors’ on the global... ]]> 10/2/2014 11:00:00 PM 59769a8f-b9f7-43e1-8b54-2628b18ef586/Cybersecurity Incidents More Frequent and Costly, but Budgets Decline says PwC, CIO and CSO Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/cybersecurity-incidents-more-frequent-and-costly-but-budgets-decline-says-pwc-cio-and-cso-global-sta/s/59769a8f-b9f7-43e1-8b54-2628b18ef586 Cybersecurity Incidents More Frequent and Costly, but Budgets Decline says PwC, CIO and CSO Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015 Impact extends to C-suite and boardroom, insider incidents and high-profile crimes increasing NEW YORK, NY and FRAMINGHAM, MA, Sept 30, 2014 -- The number of reported information security... ]]> 9/30/2014 1:15:00 PM e2cd83fe-5a82-4c23-99d6-44b4f52b157a/More integrated reporting can enhance investment professionals’ analysis https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/more-integrated-reporting-can-enhance-investment-professionals-analysis/s/e2cd83fe-5a82-4c23-99d6-44b4f52b157a More integrated reporting can enhance investment professionals’ analysis 80% of investment professionals agree that the quality of a company’s reporting impacts their perception of management quality. Nearly two-thirds of investment professionals (63%) say that the... ]]> 9/24/2014 12:01:00 AM 457883b1-db9a-4676-95cc-7f78669c00e6/Big Decisions: Executives Rely More on Experience and Advice Than Data to Make Business-Defining Choices https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/big-decisions-executives-rely-more-on-experience-and-advice-than-data-to-make-business-defining-choi/s/457883b1-db9a-4676-95cc-7f78669c00e6 Big Decisions: Executives Rely More on Experience and Advice Than Data to Make Business-Defining Choices But Data-Driven Organisations Report Improved Decision Making, EIU/PwC Report Finds• Highly data-driven companies are three times more likely to report significant improvement in making big decisions, ]]> 9/10/2014 5:01:00 AM 99447c55-aba9-4256-8fc2-63a22161f646/The unlikely champions: Eurozone periphery grows faster than the core https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/the-unlikely-champions-eurozone-periphery-grows-faster-than-the-core/s/99447c55-aba9-4256-8fc2-63a22161f646 The unlikely champions: Eurozone periphery grows faster than the core Around half of the Eurozone fails to grow in the second quarter Spain and Portugal rebound Outlook relatively bright for US While Germany, France and Italy all failed to grow in the second quarter... ]]> 9/9/2014 8:35:00 PM f748001d-e73b-47c0-af8f-18ad9d1023b8/Global economies must lower carbon emissions at five times the levels currently achieved https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-economies-must-lower-carbon-emissions-at-five-times-the-levels-currently-achieved/s/f748001d-e73b-47c0-af8f-18ad9d1023b8 Global economies must lower carbon emissions at five times the levels currently achieved PwC analysis of economic growth rates and greenhouse gas emissions data for G20 economies PwC’s climate change analysts estimate global economies need to cut their energy related carbon emissions... ]]> 9/7/2014 10:01:00 PM a612a706-1a9b-4211-8c80-58ae8879e175/China’s Semiconductor Consumption Shows Decade of Unprecedented Growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/chinas-semiconductor-consumption-shows-decade-of-unprecedented-growth/s/a612a706-1a9b-4211-8c80-58ae8879e175 China’s Semiconductor Consumption Shows Decade of Unprecedented Growth China increased its semiconductor consumption market leadership position and increased market share during nine of the past ten years China’s semiconductor consumption growth has continued to... ]]> 8/27/2014 1:59:00 PM 284fedc7-d7f6-4794-84fe-a26c0ac51335/Q2 2014 Strongest Quarter for Global Tech IPOs since 2008 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/q2-2014-strongest-quarter-for-global-tech-ipos-since-2008/s/284fedc7-d7f6-4794-84fe-a26c0ac51335 Q2 2014 Strongest Quarter for Global Tech IPOs since 2008 Global tech IPO activity surges with 40 IPOs and US $12.1 billion in proceeds, a year-over-year increase of 135% in IPOs and 322% in proceedsIPOs in the technology sector exceeded industry expectation ]]> 8/15/2014 12:58:00 PM 0656132a-4028-4eda-afb3-7fbb1d56c724/Workers trade personal data for a better work deal: PwC Future of Work report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/workers-trade-personal-data-for-a-better-work-deal-pwc-future-of-work-report/s/0656132a-4028-4eda-afb3-7fbb1d56c724 Workers trade personal data for a better work deal: PwC Future of Work report The type of data profiling used by retailers and advertisers could soon become commonplace in the workplace, according to the second in PwC’s Future of Work series. The report: ‘The future of... ]]> 8/14/2014 7:27:00 PM 44e10654-1e7c-4f53-b1c0-ea16f5caa85c/Africa: Growth is on the horizon but where should you look? https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/africa-growth-is-on-the-horizon-but-where-should-you-look/s/44e10654-1e7c-4f53-b1c0-ea16f5caa85c Africa: Growth is on the horizon but where should you look? CEOs around the world are increasingly recognising the untapped potential of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This is driven by Africa's unparalleled demographic edge as, by 2040, it is expected to have the ]]> 8/5/2014 3:53:00 PM 0141145d-111b-4bf4-a6b9-56050aa1e7b9/Investors say they want more clarity on adjusted performance measures https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/investors-say-they-want-more-clarity-on-adjusted-performance-measures/s/0141145d-111b-4bf4-a6b9-56050aa1e7b9 Investors say they want more clarity on adjusted performance measures 95% of investment professionals would like management teams to provide clearer descriptions of the items they have adjusted when calculating their ‘underlying performance’ measure, as well as why... ]]> 8/1/2014 3:47:00 PM f561250e-4cc3-472f-93fa-87d874fa6d72/'Traditional' banks may not exist by 2025 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/traditional-banks-may-not-exist-by-2025/s/f561250e-4cc3-472f-93fa-87d874fa6d72 'Traditional' banks may not exist by 2025 A new report from PwC suggests that, by as soon as 2025 – 2030, a market economy could readily exist without banks of the traditional kind. The report, The Future Shape of Banking, says that as... ]]> 7/9/2014 10:57:00 PM 6638e6e6-7619-451f-875f-7c31bc37d431/Do Executives Spend Their Time On The Right Things? They Themselves Say They Do Not https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/do-executives-spend-their-time-on-the-right-things-they-themselves-say-they-do-not/s/6638e6e6-7619-451f-875f-7c31bc37d431 Do Executives Spend Their Time On The Right Things? They Themselves Say They Do Not Companies and Their Leaders are Distracted When it Comes to Aligning their Time and Resources with Overall Growth Strategies, According to Strategy& Research New York (July 8, 2014) – There’s no... ]]> 7/7/2014 10:59:00 PM f1f5438c-8bd3-4857-8fe4-22b876b97910/PwC Names Nora Wu Global Human Capital Leader https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-names-nora-wu-global-human-capital-leader/s/f1f5438c-8bd3-4857-8fe4-22b876b97910 PwC Names Nora Wu Global Human Capital Leader PwC announced today that Nora Wu has been named Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. Ms. Wu took up the position effective July 1,... ]]> 7/7/2014 6:49:00 PM 1e9ae72c-5518-4045-8eb0-8703cd44ab11/PwC Insurance 2020: Customers go digital & prepare to get personal with general insurers for the best offer https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-insurance-2020-customers-go-digital--prepare-to-get-personal-with-general-insurers-for-the-best-/s/1e9ae72c-5518-4045-8eb0-8703cd44ab11 PwC Insurance 2020: Customers go digital & prepare to get personal with general insurers for the best offer Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - Increasing digital engagement with customers is essential to gain attention and ensure products and services stand out, according to PwC’s report - Insurance 2020: The... ]]> 6/23/2014 11:01:00 PM e4ea4334-fdfc-4504-9273-c2e545faeb8e/Infrastructure spending to more than double to $9 trillion annually by 2025 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/infrastructure-spending-to-more-than-double-to-9-trillion-annually-by-2025/s/e4ea4334-fdfc-4504-9273-c2e545faeb8e Infrastructure spending to more than double to $9 trillion annually by 2025 PwC analysis reveals recovery expected to be uneven, led largely by Emerging Asia as spending shifts from West-East Global capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to grow to more... ]]> 6/22/2014 11:00:00 PM 0556b52a-5a52-4fa6-8527-a878115a4c87/Most Executives Agree That Their Companies Spend Too Much Money On Low-Priority Initiatives And Cut Costs Indiscriminately, Says New Strategy& Survey https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/most-executives-agree-that-their-companies-spend-too-much-money-on-low-priority-initiatives-and-cut-/s/0556b52a-5a52-4fa6-8527-a878115a4c87 Most Executives Agree That Their Companies Spend Too Much Money On Low-Priority Initiatives And Cut Costs Indiscriminately, Says New Strategy& Survey Survey of Over 500 Executives Warns Companies May be Diverting Money Away from Strategically Important Projects New York (June 17, 2014) – Executives worldwide say low-priority initiatives get too... ]]> 6/17/2014 12:59:00 PM c03ed6c9-12d9-4157-8e30-e9ac2444af47/Balance of social and economic strengths key to attracting talent to cities https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/balance-of-social-and-economic-strengths-key-to-attracting-talent-to-cities/s/c03ed6c9-12d9-4157-8e30-e9ac2444af47 Balance of social and economic strengths key to attracting talent to cities PwC analysis of 15,000 professionals in 30 of the world’s leading cities uncovers population patterns and community needs 16 June 2014 – Today’s urban professionals want to live in cities with... ]]> 6/16/2014 11:57:00 AM 38b660a9-5fdf-482b-8771-af96754f693b/PwC announces its Digital Services business: Helping Companies Create Competitive Advantage in Today’s Digital Landscape https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-announces-its-digital-services-business--helping-companies-create-competitive-advantage-in-today/s/38b660a9-5fdf-482b-8771-af96754f693b PwC announces its Digital Services business: Helping Companies Create Competitive Advantage in Today’s Digital Landscape PwC delivers a strategy for the digital age, supported by a growing team of over 2,000 professionals around the world New York, 12th June, 2014 – PwC today announced the formation of its Digital... ]]> 6/12/2014 1:00:00 PM 6f081ef6-1ad3-4db4-aab3-1aede907e445/Back on the hiring road – 56% of FS CEOs to increase headcount in coming year https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/back-on-the-hiring-road---56-of-fs-ceos-to-increase-headcount-in-coming-year/s/6f081ef6-1ad3-4db4-aab3-1aede907e445 Back on the hiring road – 56% of FS CEOs to increase headcount in coming year London, 5 June 2014— Financial services (FS) CEOs have hiring back on their minds with more than half (56%) planning to take on extra staff in the coming year, according to the PwC report,... ]]> 6/5/2014 12:00:00 AM cf8f48bd-45d8-44be-88e5-f815b8b40fb5/Expectations Realigned as Global Mining Industry Responds to Tough Times https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Expectations-realigned-as-global-mining-industry-responds-to-tough-times/s/cf8f48bd-45d8-44be-88e5-f815b8b40fb5 Expectations Realigned as Global Mining Industry Responds to Tough Times Overall, market values plummeted $280 billion, with gold miners particularly hard hit Record impairments of $57 billion in 2013 and net profits down 72% to $20 billion Forecast capex of $116... ]]> 6/4/2014 11:00:00 PM ea926311-1963-45eb-9a2c-f96b090fbe4a/Automakers Hungry For Chinese Luxury Car Market PwC’s Autofacts https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/automakers-hungry-for-chinese-luxury-car-market-pwcs-autofacts/s/ea926311-1963-45eb-9a2c-f96b090fbe4a Automakers Hungry For Chinese Luxury Car Market PwC’s Autofacts Chinese Luxury Car Market to Reach More Than Three Million Units by 2020, Forecasts PwC’s Autofacts DETROIT, 2 June 2014 ― Automakers keep sights on the China market as premium brands continue to... ]]> 6/3/2014 12:25:00 AM 70d438c2-5d53-4551-a03f-a559905d8b91/World Cup home advantage boost for Brazil, but England face battle in ‘Group of Death’ https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/world-cup-home-advantage-boost-for-brazil-but-england-face-battle-in-group-of-death/s/70d438c2-5d53-4551-a03f-a559905d8b91 World Cup home advantage boost for Brazil, but England face battle in ‘Group of Death’ London, 2 June 2014‑‑As hosts Brazil prepare to kick off the FIFA World Cup in Sao Paulo on Thursday June 12th, PwC has turned to ‘econometrics’ in a bid to determine success and failure at this... ]]> 6/1/2014 11:00:00 PM 7e485faa-833c-4d03-ad43-8bf831c27200/Contextual Awareness and Intelligence Drive Growth for Mobile and Information Technology Industries https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/contextual-awareness-and-intelligence-drive-growth-for-mobile-and-information-technology-industries/s/7e485faa-833c-4d03-ad43-8bf831c27200 Contextual Awareness and Intelligence Drive Growth for Mobile and Information Technology Industries Evolution of Contextual Intelligence Expected to Lead to New Contextual Mobile Ecosystem New York, 29 May 2014‑‑Mobile is driving innovation that links a user’s contextual situation to the ability... ]]> 5/29/2014 1:05:00 PM b4145864-2deb-4c3e-916c-92f70161ad80/Insurance 2020: Time for Life Insurance Sector to Tap into Underserved Markets https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/insurance-2020-time-for-life-insurance-sector-to-tap-into-underserved-markets/s/b4145864-2deb-4c3e-916c-92f70161ad80 Insurance 2020: Time for Life Insurance Sector to Tap into Underserved Markets Thursday, May 29, 2014 – Revitalising the life insurance sector starts with creating new opportunities with underserved markets, particularly young people and lower income consumers, according to... ]]> 5/28/2014 11:07:00 PM ef720c29-2ccf-421e-b975-abf843dff716/UN’s new push to revolutionise business world’s approach to disaster risk https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/uns-new-push-to-revolutionise-business-worlds-approach-to-disaster-risk/s/ef720c29-2ccf-421e-b975-abf843dff716 UN’s new push to revolutionise business world’s approach to disaster risk NEW YORK, 27 May 2014 -- The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has launched the R!SE Initiative to mainstream disaster risk management into corporate planning and investment... ]]> 5/27/2014 4:54:00 PM 6d07c69e-c1a2-4ba0-b13f-bbc9c2d6bbe4/Skills gap is hampering businesses' recruitment efforts https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/skills-gap-is-hampering-businesses--recruitment-efforts/s/6d07c69e-c1a2-4ba0-b13f-bbc9c2d6bbe4 Skills gap is hampering businesses' recruitment efforts London, 20 May 2014‑‑More organisations are planning a hiring spree over the next 12 months as their growth prospects improve, but nearly two thirds (63%) are concerned that they won’t be able to... ]]> 5/20/2014 12:00:00 AM cc60f15a-18ad-4055-93f2-e2ff77e9a929/London Tops PwC’s Cities of Opportunity Study of Global Centers of Business, Finance and Culture https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/london-tops-pwcs-cities-of-opportunity-study-of-global-centers-of-business-finance-and-culture/s/cc60f15a-18ad-4055-93f2-e2ff77e9a929 London Tops PwC’s Cities of Opportunity Study of Global Centers of Business, Finance and Culture New York takes second; Singapore climbs to third Competition for talent, capital and economic clout drives cities to build and maintain resilient urban communities New York, May 19, 2014 – For the... ]]> 5/19/2014 12:16:00 PM 7876d12b-9b6c-4010-9354-e4e3fd21a227/PwC: Companies operating in Asia face significantly higher risks and challenges as compared to most of the world https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-companies-operating-in-asia-face-significantly-higher-risks-and-challenges-as-compared-to-most-/s/7876d12b-9b6c-4010-9354-e4e3fd21a227 PwC: Companies operating in Asia face significantly higher risks and challenges as compared to most of the world PwC's survey on Asian corporate treasuries, launched today, found that the increasingly complex and demanding business environment – brought on by macroeconomic factors such as globalisation, increasi ]]> 5/5/2014 8:47:00 PM 7846c77f-c41f-4d31-9346-0cce36ce78f3/Tech IPOs increase 160% during Q1 2014* https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tech-ipos-increase-160--during-q1-2014-/s/7846c77f-c41f-4d31-9346-0cce36ce78f3 Tech IPOs increase 160% during Q1 2014* Rising equity markets, stable volatility index (VIX) and investor interest in high-growth companies lead to significant increase over Q1 2013The reopening of the Chinese stock exchanges, continued ris ]]> 5/2/2014 3:11:00 PM 3fee2228-9c4b-43ac-9f4f-0682faab2810/Quarter century until about one-third of incoming CEOs at world's largest companies are women, predicts new Strategy& study https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/quarter-century-until-about-one-third-of-incoming-ceos-at-worlds-largest-companies-are-women-predi/s/3fee2228-9c4b-43ac-9f4f-0682faab2810 Quarter century until about one-third of incoming CEOs at world's largest companies are women, predicts new Strategy& study Overall trend is positive – More incoming women CEOs than outgoing – But women CEOs are more likely to be forced out than men and less likely to be promoted from inside New York, 29th April 2014 –... ]]> 4/29/2014 8:51:00 PM b9b9916f-afc1-4765-b99d-73b0bc41a277/Global Banking Industry Names Regulation & Political Interference as Top Risks over Macro-Economic Concerns https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-banking-industry-names-regulation---political-interference-as-top-risks-over-macro-economic-c/s/b9b9916f-afc1-4765-b99d-73b0bc41a277 Global Banking Industry Names Regulation & Political Interference as Top Risks over Macro-Economic Concerns 'Banana Skins’ poll identifies top threats to banks Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Regulation and political interference topped the list of risks among the global banking industry (No.1 and No.2... ]]> 4/28/2014 10:55:00 PM 772011fc-5c35-4139-813a-a4197ffd6171/CEOs See Need for Urgent Tax Reform https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/eos-see-need-for-urgent-tax-reform/s/772011fc-5c35-4139-813a-a4197ffd6171 CEOs See Need for Urgent Tax Reform New PwC paper ‘urges board level consideration and action on key corporate tax issues London – 23th April 2014—Nearly two-thirds of CEOs around the world say the international tax system is in... ]]> 4/23/2014 7:35:00 PM da5ec9ee-ba98-462b-a317-df50118ca050/TMT Innovation Leaders Focus on Key Areas to Ensure Innovation Delivers Consistent, Tangible Results https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tmt-innovation-leaders-focus-on-key-areas-to-ensure-innovation-delivers-consistent--tangible-results/s/da5ec9ee-ba98-462b-a317-df50118ca050 TMT Innovation Leaders Focus on Key Areas to Ensure Innovation Delivers Consistent, Tangible Results New York, 23 April 2014 ‑‑ Leading innovators in the Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) industries succeed by identifying and taking action on six key areas that can set their companies apart... ]]> 4/23/2014 1:00:00 PM c8a81431-0145-4cf1-8c91-d4018ce3df70/PwC Kicks Off Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women's Leadership Series https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-kicks-off-aspire-to-lead--the-pwc-women-s-leadership-series/s/c8a81431-0145-4cf1-8c91-d4018ce3df70 PwC Kicks Off Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women's Leadership Series First-ever global forum focused on women and leadership geared to students around the world; Live webcast event with LeanIn.Org On April 24, 2014, PwC will host its first-ever global forum focused on ]]> 4/17/2014 9:15:00 AM a3d8bef7-cd4f-44e6-9e75-33bf1f558071/Bridging the Family Business Generation Gap: Avoiding the Twin Traps of the Family Breaking the Business, or the Business Breaking the Family https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/bridging-the-family-business-generation-gap--avoiding-the-twin-traps-of-the-family-breaking-the-busi/s/a3d8bef7-cd4f-44e6-9e75-33bf1f558071 Bridging the Family Business Generation Gap: Avoiding the Twin Traps of the Family Breaking the Business, or the Business Breaking the Family The transition from one generation to the next can make or break a family business; and as the 'baby boomers' hand over to the 'millennials', the risks of getting it wrong have never been greater. The ]]> 4/15/2014 8:00:00 AM 6ce0a1b9-9e13-4c99-b59a-b4b1cf79669a/Successful cities of the future are agile to adapt to global trends and boost their sustainable competitiveness https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/successful-cities-of-the-future-are-agile-to-adapt-to-global-trends-and-boost-their-sustainable-/s/6ce0a1b9-9e13-4c99-b59a-b4b1cf79669a Successful cities of the future are agile to adapt to global trends and boost their sustainable competitiveness New report analyses 24 urban projects around the world 10 Apr 2014--Cities worldwide face the challenge of growing economically while balancing the social and environmental side of the city to... ]]> 4/10/2014 11:46:00 AM 42a386d5-6745-4486-9fa2-4ecff196cd5c/European banking credit shortfall to last at least five years https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/european-banking-credit-shortfall-to-last-at-least-five-years/s/42a386d5-6745-4486-9fa2-4ecff196cd5c European banking credit shortfall to last at least five years Huge opportunity for non-bank institutions to fill the gap London, April 10, 2014 - New research from PwC finds that the shortfall in European small and medium sized enterprises’ (SME) source of... ]]> 4/9/2014 11:55:00 PM 1f5986fd-b977-45c9-9e53-920048b432ba/PwC expects surge in European IPOs to continue https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-expects-surge-in-European-IPOs-to-continue/s/1f5986fd-b977-45c9-9e53-920048b432ba PwC expects surge in European IPOs to continue Q1 2014 European IPO proceeds of €11.4bn exceed first quarters of previous four years combined. Retail IPOs led the way in Q1 – eleven IPOs raising €2.8bn. Eight of them were in London and... ]]> 4/8/2014 11:55:00 PM c433d953-6669-41c1-9225-fd63ac9298d6/Talent Mismatch Costs Global Economy $150billion https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-economy-misses-out-on-150bn-due-to-talent-mismatch/s/c433d953-6669-41c1-9225-fd63ac9298d6 Talent Mismatch Costs Global Economy $150billion New research by professional services network PwC, commissioned by LinkedIn, the world's largest online professional network, today reveals that poor talent adaptability – the inability for people to ]]> 4/8/2014 9:12:00 AM ee705955-d6e1-4175-bb4d-01b465bf4cfe/PwC Response to European Parliament Vote on European Union audit reforms https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-Response-to-European-Parliament-Vote-on-European-Union-audit-reforms/s/ee705955-d6e1-4175-bb4d-01b465bf4cfe PwC Response to European Parliament Vote on European Union audit reforms London, 3 April 2014‑‑“Today’s European Parliament vote is the culmination of a lengthy review of the regulation of audit across the EU. A number of aspects of the new legislation and in... ]]> 4/3/2014 2:44:00 PM 18b10a85-4c31-4e7e-b35c-f11f90162b21/PwC Completes its Acquisition of Booz & Company https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-completes-its-acquisition-of-booz---company-/s/18b10a85-4c31-4e7e-b35c-f11f90162b21 PwC Completes its Acquisition of Booz & Company New York, 3rd April 2014 – PwC is pleased to announce today the successful completion of its combination with Booz & Company. With the granting of all regulatory approvals for Booz & Company to join ]]> 4/3/2014 9:56:00 AM e78149bf-e2e8-4b1a-a804-0875e7c2378a/PwC Reveals the Results of the 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/4-in-5-global-ceos-rank-technology-a-top-priority--but-only-1-in-5-companies-claim-an-excellent/s/e78149bf-e2e8-4b1a-a804-0875e7c2378a PwC Reveals the Results of the 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey March 27, 2014 - Though many organisations lay claim to being a digital enterprise, only a minority – 20 percent – are truly there, according to the 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey report released... ]]> 3/27/2014 3:00:00 PM 80feff06-6363-4385-a124-06c67a136c95/2014 International Women's Day https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2014-international-women-s-day/s/80feff06-6363-4385-a124-06c67a136c95 2014 International Women's Day PwC highlights what can be done to help young women reach leadership positions London, 5 March 2014‑‑To mark International Women’s Day on Saturday 8th March 2014, PwC releases a report focusing on... ]]> 3/5/2014 12:01:00 PM eff42465-4fe5-4624-8b5d-56910bce1ebf/PwC European Hotel Forecast Expects Growth in 2014 and 2015 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-european-hotel-forecast-expects-growth-in-2014-and-2015/s/eff42465-4fe5-4624-8b5d-56910bce1ebf PwC European Hotel Forecast Expects Growth in 2014 and 2015 New York, 3 March 2014‑‑‑Growing optimism about economic growth is fueling expectation for hotel sector growth in 17 of 18 major European cities surveyed in the third annual PwC European Cities... ]]> 3/3/2014 7:57:00 AM 5d2df167-b87d-45e3-9a82-8826aae79a53/UK Makes Progress on Women's Labour Market Participation https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/uk-makes-progress-on-women-s-labour-market-participation/s/5d2df167-b87d-45e3-9a82-8826aae79a53 UK Makes Progress on Women's Labour Market Participation But still ranks only 18th out of 27 OECD countries according to PwC’s Women in Work Index London, 3 Mar 2014‑‑PwC research reveals that the UK has made progress in narrowing the gender wage gap... ]]> 3/2/2014 11:58:00 PM 82d2a06f-f452-4d88-a21b-23f2196ccb77/The comeback kid for 2014: Mining's short-term pain turning to long-term gain https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/the-comeback-kid-for-2014-minings-short-term-pain-turning-to-long-term-gain/s/82d2a06f-f452-4d88-a21b-23f2196ccb77 The comeback kid for 2014: Mining's short-term pain turning to long-term gain London, 26 Feb 2014‑‑Despite 2013 being one of the worst years for M&A in recent history, mining activity is expected to increase in the coming months with developed economies beginning to... ]]> 2/25/2014 11:57:00 PM 76e14e32-a05a-417f-b652-aad0abf9c05d/PwC Mobile Advertising Survey Shows Targeting Consumers by Interests and Current Location Is Most Acceptable https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-Mobile-Advertising-Survey-Shows-Targeting-Consumers-by-Interests-and-Current-Location-Is-Most-Ac/s/76e14e32-a05a-417f-b652-aad0abf9c05d PwC Mobile Advertising Survey Shows Targeting Consumers by Interests and Current Location Is Most Acceptable Majority of Survey Participants Cite Privacy Concerns U.S. & U.K. Consumers Aligned in Mobile Advertising Preferences; China & Brazil Share Similar Attitudes Regarding Mobile New York, 24 Feb... ]]> 2/24/2014 8:00:00 AM 428fbb8e-5ce0-4d62-9071-0abe939b4c54/Social media, mobile come of age with shoppers around the world https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/social-media-mobile-come-of-age-with-shoppers-around-the-world/s/428fbb8e-5ce0-4d62-9071-0abe939b4c54 Social media, mobile come of age with shoppers around the world 59% of internet shoppers said they followed favourite brands or retailers via social media 41% bought products through a tablet, compared with 28% in 2012, and 43% purchased products through a... ]]> 2/23/2014 11:57:00 PM 76fff269-6724-4950-b26f-355567e4e772/Contextually Intelligent Mobile Technology Accelerates Focus on Programmable Communications Networks https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Contextually-Intelligent-Mobile-Technology-Accelerates-Focus-on-Programmable-Communications-Networks/s/76fff269-6724-4950-b26f-355567e4e772 Contextually Intelligent Mobile Technology Accelerates Focus on Programmable Communications Networks Demand for Robust, Seamless Mobile Experience Requires Significant Network Bandwidth, Higher Service Quality, Security and Back End Services New York, 21 Feb 2014‑‑As people use increasingly... ]]> 2/21/2014 4:59:00 AM 827f68e5-2676-44bb-b7ff-870e2d39e24e/Eastern light continues to shine on metals deals, amidst falling international deals activity https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/eastern-light-continues-to-shine-on-metals-deals-amidst-falling-international-deals-activity/s/827f68e5-2676-44bb-b7ff-870e2d39e24e Eastern light continues to shine on metals deals, amidst falling international deals activity Value of M&A deals in Asia Pacific has almost trebled in 2 years But, competitive energy prices will prompt geographical re-balancing Slow growth and continued worldwide production overcapacity... ]]> 2/21/2014 2:56:00 AM 102af19f-5ac7-4210-90b0-947391f1f69b/2013第四季度科技IPO交易量大增 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2013ipo/s/102af19f-5ac7-4210-90b0-947391f1f69b 2013第四季度科技IPO交易量大增 2014年2月19日纽约消息 - 普华永道全球科技IPO审查报告称投资者信心增长、经济条件改善下,通过强大的资本市场的提振,2013年终于圆满结束。 ]]> 2/20/2014 4:43:00 PM a6362cbd-26fe-450d-acea-3f378fd41417/Q4 2013 Surge in Tech IPO Deal Value and Volume; Stage Set for Strong 2014 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/q4-2013-surge-in-tech-ipo-deal-value-and-volume-stage-set-for-strong-2014/s/a6362cbd-26fe-450d-acea-3f378fd41417 Q4 2013 Surge in Tech IPO Deal Value and Volume; Stage Set for Strong 2014 4th Quarter 2013 Contributes Nearly Half of Total Year’s Proceeds New York, 19 Feb 2014‑‑Growing investor confidence and improving economic conditions, buoyed by strong capital markets, resulted... ]]> 2/20/2014 4:43:00 PM e0b6ea79-1d08-4dcf-9e99-d5af5b0634d8/PwC Survey Finds Economic Crime Rising Globally, All Business Sectors, Regions Suffer from Impact https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-survey-finds-economic-crime-rising-globally-all-business-sectors-regions-suffer-from-impact/s/e0b6ea79-1d08-4dcf-9e99-d5af5b0634d8 PwC Survey Finds Economic Crime Rising Globally, All Business Sectors, Regions Suffer from Impact Nearly 40% of respondents say they are victims of fraud, 25% report cybercrimes New York, 19 Feb 2014 ‑‑ Economic crime against businesses and other organisations continues to rise around the... ]]> 2/19/2014 12:11:00 PM f8c43190-46de-47ba-8049-e2039e9f87ca/SEPA saves €22 billion and unlocks €227 billion in liquidity https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/SEPA-saves-22-billion-and-unlocks-227-billion-in-liquidity/s/f8c43190-46de-47ba-8049-e2039e9f87ca SEPA saves €22 billion and unlocks €227 billion in liquidity SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) will potentially lead to €21.9 billion in annual savings and the cancellation of 9 million bank accounts in the European Union. In addition, SEPA may unlock €227... ]]> 2/14/2014 5:18:00 PM 9c0e9e51-370d-4cbc-ad54-4369b7ff5eda/Sweden tops new PwC ESCAPE index, with Australia, China, Chile, Poland, Russia and Romania among the rising stars https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/sweden-tops-new-pwc-escape-index-with-australia-china-chile-poland-russia-and-romania-among-the/s/9c0e9e51-370d-4cbc-ad54-4369b7ff5eda Sweden tops new PwC ESCAPE index, with Australia, China, Chile, Poland, Russia and Romania among the rising stars London, 5 Feb 2014‑‑Despite the global financial crisis, most emerging markets have continued to make progress since 2007 in their bid to escape the ‘middle income trap’, according to PwC’s new... ]]> 2/4/2014 11:58:00 PM 7128bd32-a3f2-474b-8772-5430330518ab/Home Advantage Could See Russia Slide Up the Winter Olympics Medals Table https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/home-advantage-could-see-russia-slide-up-the-winter-olympics-medals-table/s/7128bd32-a3f2-474b-8772-5430330518ab Home Advantage Could See Russia Slide Up the Winter Olympics Medals Table PwC study seeks to benchmark Sochi medals tally US still set to lead the way Too close to call between Germany, Russia, Canada, Austria, Norway London, 31 Jan 2014‑‑As with the Summer Olympics,... ]]> 1/30/2014 11:57:00 PM e86b2523-9273-4c53-bbe2-f8c953a259af/PwC Sponsors International Valuation Standards Council to support quest for globally recognized and accepted valuation standards https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-sponsors-international-valuation-standards-council-to-support-quest-for-globally-recognized-and-/s/e86b2523-9273-4c53-bbe2-f8c953a259af PwC Sponsors International Valuation Standards Council to support quest for globally recognized and accepted valuation standards LONDON – 30th Jan 2014 – PwC today announced its sponsorship of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), an organisation focused on creating a set of global valuation standards and... ]]> 1/30/2014 11:55:00 PM 66fd1515-975a-4762-860b-738aa61f4e6a/Deal momentum in power and renewables sector shifts to the upside https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/deal-momentum-in-power-and-renewables-sector-shifts-to-the-upside/s/66fd1515-975a-4762-860b-738aa61f4e6a Deal momentum in power and renewables sector shifts to the upside London, 28 Jan 2014‑‑After a year in which M&A activity in the power sector moved down a gear, deal activity is set for a return to an upward trend during 2014, according to PwC’s annual Power and... ]]> 1/28/2014 12:58:00 AM 0d87e074-9823-4f29-8ec5-8c57b68d1097/Leading TMT Innovators Cite Collaboration as Competitive Edge https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/leading-tmt-innovators-cite-collaboration-as-competitive-edge/s/0d87e074-9823-4f29-8ec5-8c57b68d1097 Leading TMT Innovators Cite Collaboration as Competitive Edge Distinct Differences at Top 20% Most Innovative TMT companies: Intelligent Risk Taking, Business Model Innovation, and Collaboration Translate into Significant Revenue and Market Share Gains New... ]]> 1/27/2014 1:57:00 PM 86e7efb4-3744-497b-8983-d5c28d8a238c/PwC Upholds 80-Year Tradition Overseeing Oscars® Balloting and Preserving Secrets for Hollywood's Biggest Night https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-upholds-80-year-tradition-overseeing-oscars--balloting-and-preserving-secrets-for-hollywood-s-bi/s/86e7efb4-3744-497b-8983-d5c28d8a238c PwC Upholds 80-Year Tradition Overseeing Oscars® Balloting and Preserving Secrets for Hollywood's Biggest Night PwC’s Brian Cullinan Joins Balloting Team LOS ANGELES, January 23, 2014 – This year PwC celebrates its 80th anniversary leading the Oscars® balloting process on behalf of the Academy of Motion... ]]> 1/24/2014 10:34:00 PM d8f63634-731c-4586-ba1a-7f30ab89bf1a/PwC launches 17th Global CEO Survey results in Davos, Switzerland https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-launches-17th-global-ceo-survey-results-in-davos--switzerland/s/d8f63634-731c-4586-ba1a-7f30ab89bf1a PwC launches 17th Global CEO Survey results in Davos, Switzerland DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – 21 January 2014 – Dennis Nally, Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International, presented some of the key findings of PwC's annual survey of business leaders from around... ]]> 1/21/2014 7:30:00 PM dfe6e06a-b7f9-44bd-8b8e-f38fa708a527/CEOs' Confidence Rises for 2014 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ceos--confidence-rises-for-2014/s/dfe6e06a-b7f9-44bd-8b8e-f38fa708a527 CEOs' Confidence Rises for 2014 Twice as Many Say Global Economy to Improve; 39% Strongly Predict Company Growth Worries about over-regulation, fiscal deficits, tax policy higher than ever Half of CEOs plan to increase the size... ]]> 1/21/2014 5:45:00 PM c1c2640f-fa09-409e-9e00-ba4154751db1/Race to Connect Mobile Devices and Fixed Environments Drives Innovation for Contextually Aware Services https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/race-to-connect-mobile-devices-and-fixed-environments-drives-innovation-for-contextually-aware-servi/s/c1c2640f-fa09-409e-9e00-ba4154751db1 Race to Connect Mobile Devices and Fixed Environments Drives Innovation for Contextually Aware Services New York, 15 Jan 2014‑‑The race to connect mobile devices and fixed environments via sensors, beacons and other data gathering technologies is expected to continue to accelerate, according to the... ]]> 1/15/2014 2:19:00 PM b8743901-6e39-44b3-8386-06ce8a9df8dd/EU's OTC derivative rules spread outside Europe https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/eus-otc-derivative-rules-spread-outside-europe/s/b8743901-6e39-44b3-8386-06ce8a9df8dd EU's OTC derivative rules spread outside Europe London, 18 Nov 2013 -- From 2014 derivative end users outside Europe may be captured by Europe’s new over-the-counter (OTC) derivative trading rules, known as the European Market and... ]]> 11/18/2013 8:54:00 PM 9f35158b-f669-410b-b15a-b45ef340cc6f/Global Technology IPO activity rebounds after slow summer; growth expected to continue through Q4 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-technology-ipo-activity-rebounds-after-slow-summer-growth-expected-to-continue-through-q4/s/9f35158b-f669-410b-b15a-b45ef340cc6f Global Technology IPO activity rebounds after slow summer; growth expected to continue through Q4 3rd Quarter 2013 Reveals Greater Volume and Proceeds Compared to Q3 2012 8 Nov 2013 ‑‑ Global IPO activity slowed slightly in the summer months but rebounded with a flurry of activity in... ]]> 11/8/2013 4:32:00 AM 8cc2a63f-a4c9-4642-bb00-14f3a3d1f960/Russia Responds to 6.4 Percent Decrease in Year-to-Date Sales with Government-backed Stimulus Program to Jumpstart the Market https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Russia-Responds-to-6.4-Percent-Decrease-in-Year-to-Date-Sales-with-Government-backed-Stimulus/s/8cc2a63f-a4c9-4642-bb00-14f3a3d1f960 Russia Responds to 6.4 Percent Decrease in Year-to-Date Sales with Government-backed Stimulus Program to Jumpstart the Market How Can OEMs and Local Assemblers Position Themselves for Sustainable Growth? DETROIT, November 7, 2013 – After doubling in size from 2009 to 2012 to more than 2.9 million units in new vehicle... ]]> 11/7/2013 5:47:00 PM