Pricewaterhouse-Coopers

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Pricewaterhouse-Coopers

Parallel form(s) of name

  • PwC

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Price Waterhouse
  • Coopers & Lybrand

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1849 - present

History

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.

Places

United Kingdom
International

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0051

Institution identifier

GB 1847

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).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

PwC. 2016. History and milestones. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/about-us/pwc-corporate-history.html. [Accessed 17 October 2016].

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC