Tag: PwC

PWC report found extensive administrative chaos from biodiesel fraud investigation

PWC report found extensive administrative chaos from biodiesel fraud investigation

February 8, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, PricewaterhouseCoopers has released an in-depth study investigating the biofuel fraud that saw Nidera lose nearly $200 million over three years due to a rogue trader. The 250-page report that investigated more than 2,000 biodiesel transactions, seen by investigative news website “Follow the Money,” showed extensive administrative chaos that touched every part of […]

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PwC releases Q1 M&A analysis for chemicals sector

PwC releases Q1 M&A analysis for chemicals sector

May 1, 2016 |

In the US, PwC has released its Q1 2016 M&A analysis for the chemicals sector, noting that specialty chemicals accounted for half of all the deal volume in Q1, compared to only 30% in Q4 of 2015. Asia and Oceania are still the largest acquirer region, with 59% of all deals announced in these regions. […]

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PWC expects to sell NorAmera and Weyborn ethanol plant by the end of January

PWC expects to sell NorAmera and Weyborn ethanol plant by the end of January

December 29, 2015 |

In Canada, PriceWaterhouseCoopers has been appointed by the Court of Queen’s Bench as receivers of NorAmera BioEnergy and NorAmera Technologies who own the NorAmera ethanol plant in Weyborn. The 25 million liter per year wheat-based ethanol facility was mothballed in May after falling gas prices and the end of both provincial and national blenders credits […]

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Chemicals industry in 2014 reached highest volume in decades, according to PwC

Chemicals industry in 2014 reached highest volume in decades, according to PwC

February 23, 2015 |

In New York, a PwC analysis shows that the chemicals sector saw strong improvement in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2014 with 177 deals worth more than $50 million and a total value of $85 billion. The industry recorded the highest volume in a decade and reaching the highest deal value since 2007. Megadeals, […]

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Biofuels Market Insights Survey

Biofuels Market Insights Survey

November 12, 2014 |

At ABLC Next: PwC weighs in with an informative industry survey on the advanced bioeconomy. This week at ABLC Next, PwC’s Brian Carey, at the outset of the first commercial session of the conference, presented results from an incisive industry survey which looked at confidence, growth, and diversification. “The concerns?” Carey asked. “We saw government […]

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PwC survey shows biofuel trends not as expected

PwC survey shows biofuel trends not as expected

May 7, 2014 |

In California, PwC conducted a survey of global leaders from the biofuels industry. The survey covered a broad range of trends, from policy and funding to technology and markets. Interestingly, both Canada and the EU outrank Brazil as key regions for future growth. Asia, the Middle East, and Africa lag significantly. The role of venture […]

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U.S. Transactions Drive First Quarter Deal Value in Chemicals M&A, According to PwC

U.S. Transactions Drive First Quarter Deal Value in Chemicals M&A, According to PwC

April 25, 2013 |

Strong Involvement from Strategic Investors Representing almost 91 Percent of Deals China Remains Active, India Shows Projected Growth In New York, PwC reports that U.S. transactions led M&A activity in the chemicals industry in the first quarter of 2013 by driving almost 45 percent of the total deal value as companies focused on domestic growth. […]

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Restaurant industry releases new PwC report looking at ethanol impacts

Restaurant industry releases new PwC report looking at ethanol impacts

November 28, 2012 |

In Washington, the National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) commissioned, on behalf of its chain restaurant industry membership, a study from PwC US to examine the effects of the use of corn-based ethanol required by the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the chain restaurant industry and its small business franchisees.

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Advanced biofuels in US, Canada to surge to 1.6-2.6 billion gallons by 2015 amidst domestic manufacturing comeback

Advanced biofuels in US, Canada to surge to 1.6-2.6 billion gallons by 2015 amidst domestic manufacturing comeback

September 13, 2012 |

New downloadable reports from Environmental Entrepreneurs and PriceWaterhouseCoopers detail strong advances in advanced biofuels, chemicals, wood, plastic and rubber sectors. In California, Environmental Entrepreneurs has just released its annual survey of advanced biofuels, the Advanced Biofuels Market Report for 2012, and is projecting that, for the US and Canada, advanced biofuels production (qualifying for RFS2 […]

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PwC reports chemical M&A activity hits $11B for Q2

PwC reports chemical M&A activity hits $11B for Q2

August 10, 2012 |

In New York, Chemical Compounds, a quarterly analysis of M&A activity in the global chemicals industry by PwC, is reporting that 32 deals took place during the second quarter of 2012, compared to 22 deals in the first quarter of 2012. However, the deal value during the second quarter of 2012 decreased to $11.8 billion […]

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