Corporate finance publications

What's next for cross-border M&A?

After a record year for M&A values in 2015, it’s clear that we’re seeing a rebalance in M&A activity in 2016.
[18-05-2016]


PwC Debt and Capital advisory's corporate update, March 2016

Over the past 12 months our Debt & Capital Advisory practice has helped our clients raise over £1.5bn of debt, across the wide range of sources available from European debt markets, including High Yield bonds, Unitranche funds and Asset Backed Lending.
[29-03-2016]


PwC Deals Index Q1 2015 - Volumes double year on year

A look back on Q1 2015 deal activity in the UK and how that compares to this time last year. Also, our view on what’s in store for the rest of 2015?
[22-05-2015]


Sustainable growth for the solar industry

Findings from a recent survey show that solar energy has a big role to play in meeting the governments targets for renewable energy by 2020
[14-05-2015]


Investment in renewable energy

Analysis of investment in the renewable energy market throughout 2014.
[14-05-2015]


UK 100 Group Financial Controllers’ Forum

How can the Finance function use technology opportunities for reporting and giving business insights
[24-02-2015]


PwC Deals Index: 2014 review and outlook for 2015

Are UK deals on the Rise? A look back on 2014 shows it was a great year for deals, but what’s in store for the rest of 2015?
[24-02-2015]


Power your way to peak performance

How energy suppliers can turn customer complaints into competitive advantage
[14-12-2014]


Sales of European non-core assets hit €67bn for Q1-Q3 2014 – revised full year prediction to €100bn

European non-performing loan outlook and transactions in key markets for the first 3 quarters of 2014
[10-11-2014]


Sales of European loan portfolios up 20% year on year – Q1 2015 report

European non-performing loan transactions market review for the first quarter of 2015
[10-11-2014]


Sales of European non-core assets set to exceed our prediction of €80bn

European non-core asset transactions in key markets in 2014 and outlook for the rest of the year
[22-07-2014]


State of the renewable industry

Our analysis of investment trends 2010-2013 in the UK renewable energy sector investment and forecasting required expenditure for 2020 targets.
[01-06-2014]


At the crossroads: the future of the UK energy retail market

A new energy strategy will rebuild trust; help consumers reduce energy usage; price competitively, create a low carbon future, ensure a fair return.
[11-05-2014]


Review of the UK renewable energy sector

Analysis of the UK renewable energy sector including deployment, jobs and new investment 2010-2013 and forecasting required expenditure for 2020 targets
[27-04-2014]


2014 set to be a record year for European non-core asset transactions

European non-core asset transactions in key markets in 2013 and outlook for 2014
[31-03-2014]


PwC Deals Index: Are UK deals on the Rise?

Are UK deals on the Rise? A look back on 2013 shows the answer is yes, but why are deal values falling and what’s in store for the rest of 2014?
[10-03-2014]


Debt market activity: high yield bonds are at their highest

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[05-03-2014]


Debt market activity: an increasingly active, but potentially challenging market for shipping debt

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[05-03-2014]


Making the most of growing choice

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[05-03-2014]


Debt market activity

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[05-03-2014]


The leveraged loan market: funding options have increased

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[05-03-2014]


Consumer Goods: the state of play in M&A

Our Consumer Goods report looks at some key themes in 2013 and what deals like the $27bn purchase of Heinz mean for the market in 2014.
[04-02-2014]


PwC Deals Index: Autumn 2013

PwC’s latest Deals Index report looks at the current UK M&A activity, how prevailing confidence has changed and considers what’s in store for the market going forward.
[02-12-2013]


In the debt markets – insights into market conditions

Debt market activity and analysis from the last quarter.
[14-10-2013]


Increasing appetite for risk within high yield bonds

The gathering economic recovery and continuing search for yield are encouraging many investors to take on more risk and reduce their return expectations. The resulting benefits for companies include opportunities to reduce pricing, seek improved terms and extend maturities. Prices tighten as imminence of tapering recedes; Investors prepared to consider smaller transactions; PIK Toggle Note issuance highlights the shift to a borrower market .
[09-10-2013]


Loan conditions become more attractive for mid-market corporates

Non-bank lending opportunities are opening up for mid-market companies as institutional investors make determined moves into this until recently neglected segment. Loans bounce back following dip in 2012; Non-bank lending increasingly in the mid-market segment.
[09-10-2013]


Attractive prices & terms for leveraged loans open up fresh possibilities

The combination of cash rich institutional investors and a limited supply of primary deal flow has put companies in a strong position to come to market and seek attractive terms. Issuance at five-year high; Attractive yield and leverage available; Recapitalisation dominates, but M&A set to climb back up.
[09-10-2013]