PwC to add 1000 data scientists to its Deals practice

17 February 2016 Consultancy.uk To provide deeper analytic insights for the M&A market, PwC has announced it will in the coming two years add more than 1,000 data science specialists to its Deals business. As clients come to seek deeper insights into deal metrics, while information can be leveraged in a host of new ways, the need to provide clients with a mix of strategy and quantitative value added is changing the financial advisory market. Last year M&A activity broached $4.9 trillion, according to a recent study by McKinsey & Company, while another report from KPMG highlights that this year will be another bumper year for M&A. However, finding good deals, and good fits, is becoming more and more important in an increasingly competitive and expensive market. One of the…


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