Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Price Waterhouse
- Coopers & Lybrand
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
1849 - present
Formed in 1998 from a merger between Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand, PwC has a history in client services that dates back to the nineteenth century. Both accounting firms originated in London during the mid 1800s. Today, PwC serves 26 industries. Their industry-focused services in the fields of assurance, tax, human resources, transactions, performance improvement and crisis management have helped resolve complex client and stakeholder issues worldwide. They also apply their expertise and talents to help educational institutions, the federal government, non-profits and international relief agencies address their unique business issues.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
Access points area
Authority record identifier
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
PwC. 2016. History and milestones. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/about-us/pwc-corporate-history.html. [Accessed 17 October 2016].