39 press releases for "Asset Management"

28 June 2017

FCA asset management market study report: PwC comments

Commenting on the Financial Conduct Authority's Asset Management Market Study final report, Mark Pugh, PwC's Asset and Wealth Management Leader, said: "We welcome today's final...

27 March 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services, finds PwC/CBI survey

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

08 March 2017

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on today's Budget and the financial services sector - damp squib or thankfully quiet?

Commenting on today's Budget in relation to the financial services sector, Sarah Prior, financial services tax partner, said: "Today's Budget has thankfully been a quiet...

23 January 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services sector, latest CBI/PwC survey finds

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

04 November 2016

PwC Sponsors Z/Yen’s InsurTech Academy

PwC Sponsors New Collaborative InsurTech Research Project PwC and think tank Z/Yen are pleased to extend their association with the launch of a new project...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

19 October 2016

PwC team sparks £750m pension deficit cost-cutting drive at Western Power

A company supplying the cabling that provides electricity to a quarter of homes in the UK has become the first to identify a potential £750m...

29 July 2016

European Banking Authority stress test results: PwC comments

Anthony Kruizinga, PwC's European head of stress testing, said: “The European stress testing regime, which began in its current form with the Comprehensive Assessment in...

21 July 2016

Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself

European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector. This...

16 June 2016

Optimism wanes among financial services firms for second consecutive quarter – CBI/PwC

Growth in business volumes holds up Optimism among firms in the financial services sector fell for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to...

27 April 2016

PwC's Global Investor survey reveals contrast with CEO opinions on key skills, value creation and performance incentives

A new global survey from PwC reveals the differing views between investors and chief executives on key issues such as performance incentives, the availability of...

18 April 2016

Money Laundering: RUSI and PwC collaborate on impact review of the UK’s AML and CTF regulations

New project aims to survey effectiveness of compliance rules implemented by financial institutions, and assess the associated costs and effectiveness in combatting money laundering and...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

17 February 2016

UK banking CEOs issue warnings on cyber threats and job cuts - PwC survey

UK banking CEOs are preparing for cyber-attacks, predicting a decline in staff numbers and planning tax changes to reflect tougher stakeholder expectations over banking transparency....

21 January 2016

PwC comments on the Bank of England's New Bank Start-up Unit launch

Commenting on the announcement regarding the Bank of England’s launch of a New Bank Start-up Unit, Darren Meek, PwC's challenger banks leader, said: "This announcement...

11 December 2015

IPO market ends 2015 on a high with estimated total annual proceeds increasing by 15% year on year

PwC expects to see more than €58 billion of proceeds raised in FY15, after Q4 delivered five mega IPOs raising more than €1.5billion each across...

30 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of the Caparo Tubular Solutions business to the Gupta family, whose interests include the SIMEC and Liberty House...

23 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Wire in Wrexham to Rcapital. This deal safeguards the jobs of 79 employees. The business specialises...

08 October 2015

Europe's IPO pipeline looks promising for the rest of 2015 and may match 2014 proceeds

Q3 2015 activity was subdued – with 53 IPOs (down 30% from Q3 2014) raising €4.6bn (down nearly a third on Q3 2014). 94% of...

05 October 2015

Changing Chinese diet brings China into era of food interdependence

Soft commodity foodstuffs such as fruit, vegetables, corn and wheat are likely to be havens for long-term investors as the changing diet of the Chinese people marches indefatigably towards parity (in calorific and compositional terms) with diets of Western countries, says a new report published by PwC today.

06 May 2015

£675m bulk annuity deal between Rothesay Life and Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme Trustees announced

Rothesay Life assumes pension liabilities for all defined benefit pension scheme members of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme (“the Scheme”), including pensioners in payment and...

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland...

08 April 2015

PwC targets an extra £56m return to MG Rover creditors as 10-year milestone is passed

Today marks ten years since Rob Hunt, Tony Lomas, and Ian Powell were appointed as administrators of MG Rover Group, the Midlands -based car production...

16 March 2015

Net loss of stores rockets almost threefold says PwC and Local Data Company

Mobile phone shops, former bank branches , money services shops suffering Charity shops, coffee shops and E-Cigarettes outlets bucking the trend Despite the rate of...

04 March 2015

Asset managers challenged by revised European Banking Authority guidelines

Responding to the revision of the European Banking Authority (EBA)’s guidelines on pay issued today Tim Wright, asset management reward leader at PwC, commented on...

29 January 2015

Creating winning culture essential if financial services firms are to flourish, says PwC

Cultural change in the financial services sector is destined to fail if players continue to focus on it primarily as a compliance requirement, says a...

19 August 2014

Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme – funding agreement announced

The Joint Administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (“LBIE”) and the Trustees of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme (the “Scheme”) are pleased to announce that...

10 July 2014

Q2 European IPO performance quadruples to €22.3bn year on year, says PwC

Best Q2 for European IPOs since 2007, with 145 IPOs raising €22.3bn €33.7bn already raised to date in 2014 by 213 IPOs –more than in...

30 June 2014

Financial services firms upbeat as business volumes rise- CBI/PwC

The UK’s financial services firms saw another rise in business volumes in the three months to June, and optimism continued to pick up across the...

25 June 2014

Global market capitalisation tracker shows US businesses eclipsing the rest of the world

· Almost half the world’s top 100 listed companies are American. · Combined market capital of global 100 rockets by more than six trillion dollars...

10 June 2014

PwC response to FCA’s new Client Assets rules

Today the FCA published its new rules for the regulation of Client Assets, following extensive consultation with regulated firms and their auditors. Anne Simpson, partner...

28 February 2014

Internacionale UK Limited -in administration

Internacionale UK Limited –in administration (“Internacionale” or “the Company”) Bruce Cartwright, Lyn Vardy and Toby Underwood of PwC were appointed as joint administrators of Internacionale...

15 January 2014

Political agreement on MiFID II – PwC comments

European policy makers agreed wide ranging changes to regulation for operators and participants in European financial markets in late-running talks last night. More than two...

18 December 2013

Europe's IPO markets improve significantly throughout the year, with prospects for the New Year continuing to be positive

European IPOs have raised €10.3bn in October and November 2013, eclipsing the €3bn generated in Q32013 and the €7.6bn raised in Q4 2012, according to...

01 November 2013

Corporate failures at lowest levels since 2004 as lenders become more flexible

PwC analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found the number of company failures has decreased again as positive sentiment has seen banks providing more...

01 October 2013

Lehman administrators announce £650m agreement which will benefit creditors

The joint administrators of LB Holdings Intermediate 2 Limited (in Administration) (LBHI2) today announced that LBHI2 has entered into a commitment letter and head of...

02 August 2013

Corporate failures buck trend by shooting up almost 10% in Q2

PwC's analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found the number of company failures rose by almost 10% as parts of the retail and property...

03 July 2013

Fund managers pay vote signals major victory for the industry, says PwC

The European Parliament has today (Wednesday 3 July) voted against capping fund managers’ bonuses at 100% of salary under the upcoming UCITS V directive. Jon...

01 July 2013

Business continues to grow and optimism rises in the financial services sector – CBI/PwC

Financial services business volumes continued to grow strongly and optimism improved in the three months to June, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey....
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