Big Four firm KPMG has announced the closing of an agreement to acquire the business of advisory firm EquaTerra. According to a company announcement, the acquisition is consistent with the KPMG network’s growth strategy, focusing on organic and inorganic opportunities in select high-demand market sectors.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and Deloitte have joined 100 corporations and foundations as participants in Change the Equation, a new CEO-led effort to cultivate widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering, and math.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) - the Big Four tax, audit and advisory services firm with global headquarters in London and U.S. headquarters in New York - introduced a new visual identity during a relaunch of its Web sites.
Five investors who lost millions of dollars following the collapse of a Plano, TX-based hedge fund in 2008 filed a lawsuit against Ernst & Young LLP last week that accuses the Big Four accounting firm of fraud during its time as the fund’s auditor.
KPMG LLP, the Big 4 audit, tax, and advisory firm, this week announced it achieved a 26 percent reduction in its carbon footprint from 2007 through 2009, exceeding the firm’s stated three-year commitment of a 25 percent reduction in just two years.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Ernst & Young LLP and six of its current and former partners, including three who are members of the firm's national office, for their roles relating to an accounting fraud at Bally Total Fitness Holding Corporation.
The value of a reputation associated with a name was made evident recently when individuals claiming to be from an organization called Coopers & Lybrand tried to sell shares in worthless companies to investors.