PwC and Booz & Company Combination is Approved by Booz & Company Partners

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the announcement of a conditional merger agreement earlier this year between PwC and Booz & Company, Booz & Company has today announced that its partners have approved the combination. Subject to completion of regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, the transaction is expected to conclude in March 2014. Commenting on today's announcement by Booz & Company, Dennis Nally, Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International said: "We are delighted the Booz & Company partners have approved combining with PwC and we look forward to welcoming them and their colleagues into the PwC network. This combination between PwC and Booz & Company will deliver an enhanced range of services for our clients, wider opportunities for our people and a clear focus on serving all of our stakeholders with quality and integrity. "The combination of PwC and Booz & Company will create the stand out professional services organisation in the world, working with a full range of stakeholders to build trust and solve important problems from strategy through execution." PwC member firms' partners are not required to vote on the deal. About PwC PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com. PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details. 2013 PricewaterhouseCoopers. All rights reserved. The PwC logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=2684 CONTACT: Mike Davies                  Tel: +44 (0) 20 7804 2378                  Mobile: + 44 (0) 7803 974 136                  Email: mike.davies@uk.pwc.com This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: PwC via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1751749]