Latest press releases
- New Delhi, 17 July 2015
Building child-friendly cities and commitment to children’s rights is top priority for Indian urban development agenda
Urban children, especially those from disadvantaged sections, are susceptible to ill-health, poor access to water and sanitation, insufficient education, urban disasters and lack of protection. Indian cities need to have a system of local governance that is committed to fulfil children’s rights.
- Mumbai, 15 July 2015
Managing change within industry ranks as the biggest risk for insurers in India, reveals CFSI’s Insurance Banana Skins 2015
India findings in sharp contrast to overall global results which cite Regulation as a major risk. India’s ‘above average’ score on the Banana Skins Index implies a higher level of risk anxiety; scores above average on the Preparedness Index as well implying a higher level of risk preparedness.
- Mumbai, 3 June 2015
PE investments in India grow by 15 percent in Q1 2015
PE investments in Q1 of CY 15 (Jan- March) totaled 2.8 billion USD in value terms across 130 deals. PE exits 3 times higher in value terms at 1.14 billion USD in 40 deals.
- Mumbai, 27 May 2015
70% of institutional investors turning down projects on environmental, social and governance grounds
Seven out of ten institutional investors interviewed by PwC say they would decline to take part in a private equity fund raising or would turn down a co-investment on environmental, social and governance risk grounds.
- Mumbai, 21 April 2015
Digital platforms will impact the entire ecosystem of the banking industry: CII PwC study
Digital intervention is a reality in today’s banking business and banks need to adapt and respond to this change to stay ahead of competition.
- Mumbai, 19 March 2015
CEOs in India more confident about growth than global peers: PwC survey
Positive sentiment on short-term growth increases to 62% in 2015 from 49% in 2014. 59% see an improvement in global economic growth over the next one year as against 37% CEOs across the globe.
- Mumbai, 25 February 2015
PE investments in India register phenomenal growth in Oct-Dec 2014
PE investments in Q4 of CY 14 (Oct-Dec) totaled 4.35 billion USD in value terms across 107 deals. PE exits dropped by 25 percent in terms of value to 1.02 billion USD in 27 exits.
- Mumbai, 11 February 2015
Indian retail industry is devising strategies which could potentially disrupt competitor business
Indian retail industry is devising strategies which could potentially disrupt competitor business. The disruption strategy adopted by online retail has resulted in successful sales of 5.3 billion USD.
- New Delhi, 20 January 2015
CEOs less optimistic about global economy for 2015
But confidence in growth of their own companies remains steady.
United States has overtaken China as top target for growth for the first time in five years. Russian CEOs go from most confident in 2014 to least in 2015.