Africa´s economic growth will remain fragile until the infrastructure gap is closed. Of those surveyed, 89 percent are intending to invest in the energy sector over the coming 12 months. China remains the biggest investor, with South Africa attracting the majority of investors. These are the results of the report "Closing Africa´s Infrastructure Gap", published by PwC in collaboration with Clean Energy Pipeline.
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Digitisation is currently the word on everyone's lips. Investments in technology outside companies' IT budgets have risen by around 21% year-on-year. Few, however, understand how to implement suitable measures in order to generate added value from these investments. As part of the "2015 Global Digital IQ®" study, PwC reveals ten criteria for companies to boost their digital IQ.
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Compensation for members of the board of directors and top managers at Switzerland´s 100 largest companies is changing: the differences between salaries of members of the board of directors at small firms and those at large corporations are narrowing. Managers receive more equity-based compensation and have greater wealth leverage. CEO compensation at smaller and medium-sized firms has risen during the last eight years. These are the findings of the Executive Compensation & Corporate Governance: Insights 2015 survey produced by PwC Switzerland.
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PwC Switzerland has a new Head of Pharma and Life Sciences: Dominik Hotz is taking over from Clive Bellingham from 1 October 2015.
Dominik Hotz joined PwC in 2006, and has been a Partner since 2013. He has many years of experience in life sciences advisory services in the areas of strategy, transactions and company optimisation programmes.
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In the past year, the Swiss media and entertainment industry grew by 3.8 per cent, outpacing the rest of the entire Swiss economy. Consumers spent a total of CHF 13 bn in this sector. Since users are far more interested in having access to and processing content rather than owning it, streaming models and platforms amalgamating content continue to be on the rise. This and other trends are being discussed in PwC Switzerland´s new study, "Swiss Entertainment & Media Outlook 2015-2019".
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The «Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2015-2019» is regarded as the source of the «Swiss Entertainmentand Media Outlook 2015-2019». For journalists: The access code for the Swiss content can be obtained from Roswitha Thurnheer.