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December 2012

28 December 2012 – Emerging markets big winners within clean energy sector in 2012 

21 December 2012 – US drives global PE-backed IPO activity in 2012 

21 December 2012 – 2012 Global M&A values half that of 2007’s boom; 2013 to see strategic, bolt-on deals 

19 December 2012 – More job losses predicted by European banks as crisis refuses to fade 

11 December 2012 – Equity markets in emerging economies to experience significant growth in next decade 

10 December 2012 – Exploration and development spending fuels growth in worldwide oil and gas reserves 

6 December 2012 – Demand outlook strong but cost competitiveness and project execution top priorities for miners in 2013 

November 2012

30 November 2012 – Russia Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 – the winner is announced! 

21 November 2012 – EY’s Stuart Lawson appointed Deputy Chair of TheCityUK Russia, CIS & Mongolia Market Advisory Group 

20 November 2012 – 43% of European insurers will not be ready for Solvency II by 2014 but 90% would be ready by the proposed date of 1 January 2015 

16 November 2012 – EY recognized as one of the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®

16 November 2012 – Q3 global power and utility deals hit by valuation concerns 

13 November 2012 – Talent management sea change needed for global growth, says survey 

7 November 2012 – EY is the best again 

7 November 2012 – Unprecedented demand for CFOs to serve on corporate boards 

6 November 2012 – Results of the Seventh Dealer Satisfaction Index Survey (DSI) determining the extent of dealers' satisfaction with the work of automotive manufacturers 

6 November 2012 – Venture capital and private equity investment moving from mature to emerging markets 

6 November 2012 – Oil and Gas companies remain focused on fundamentals 

2 November 2012 – COOs have potential to shape future success for organizations 

1 November 2012 – Mining & metals deal making slows but opportunities remain 

1 November 2012 – Growing role for Africa in the “Golden Age of Gas” 

October 2012

31 October 2012 – Eurozone periphery’s pain to continue as retreat of banks behind national borders exacerbates recession

30 October 2012 – EY supports recommendations released by the Financial Stability Board’s Enhanced Disclosure Task Force 

30 October 2012 – EY wins two prestigious awards 

29 October 2012 – Ad-hoc information security solutions no longer an option, as companies struggle to keep pace with today’s threats 

29 October 2012 – REIT recovery continues around the world but raising capital still a tough challenge 

25 October 2012 – Impact of regulatory and accounting changes critical to viability of bank’s OTC derivatives business 

25 October 2012 – Growth in rapid-growth markets to slow but quick rebound expected 

22 October 2012 – Private equity ready to do deals, but quality of transactions and economic concerns remain 

19 October 2012 – Rapid expansion of Asian companies provides strong competition for developed-market organizations 

18 October 2012 – FDI flows to the Middle East shift from developed markets to intra-regional investments 

17 October 2012 – Companies are increasingly seeking tax savings and efficiencies as part of M&A as authorities step up scrutiny of deals 

9 October 2012 – European private equity buyout market slows in 2012 

8 October 2012 – Falling confidence and rising concerns on valuation gap to hit M&A in next 12 months 

4 October 2012 – CIOs risk being sidelined if they fail to change C-suite approach 

4 October 2012 – EY reports 2012 global revenues of US$24.4 billion 

1 October 2012 – M&A market prepares for the chill to set in 

1 October 2012 – Innovation gas: Why would Russia produce helium? 

September 2012

27 September 2012 – Sharp decline in global IPO deal value and volume in Q3 but recent listings suggest more deals to come in Q4 2012 

7 September 2012 – Largest global companies already taking strategic action to mitigate energy risks

6 September 2012 – Positive outlook for Russian inward investment as it joins WTO 

6 September 2012 – EY opens a new office in Vladivostok

August 2012

31 August 2012 – M&A activity in the Oilfield Services industry expected to increase over next 12 to 24 months

30 August 2012 – Political support and clear policies prove critical for renewable energy market growth 

28 August 2012 – EY announces partnership with The 2012 European Ryder Cup Team and The 2014 Ryder Cup 

23 August 2012 – Eighty percent of chief audit executives acknowledge room for improvement with internal audit functions 

17 August 2012 – Macroeconomic uncertainty catches up with technology sector 

13 August 2012 – Breaking down the barriers for women on and off the sports field 

8 August 2012 – Return of the mega-deal drives increase in global consumer products deal values 

3 August 2012 – Supply outweighs demand for oil, while gas is the growth story for rest of 2012 

1 August 2012 – Q2 global power and utility deal value surges 84% 

July 2012

27 July 2012 – The US and Singapore ranked as “global M&A leaders” 

24 July 2012 – Mining M&A – are we seeing a shift from build to buy? 

24 July 2012 – Global PE-backed IPO activity declined in Q2 2012 

18 July 2012 – EY announces 19 new partner admissions in the CIS 

11 July 2012 – PE houses holding on to their assets until European markets stabilizes 

10 July 2012 – Global survey reveals talent management challenges for rapid growth market multinationals 

10 July 2012 – Resource nationalism remains number one risk for miners 

9 July 2012 – Private equity drives productivity and employment across Europe 

6 July 2012 – Foreign direct outflows from Asian markets to hit US$400b by 2020 

5 July 2012 – EY announces winners in the Russian round of the Young Tax Professional of the Year Award 

5 July 2012 – EY announces 548 new partners worldwide 

3 July 2012 – Blueprint reveals how companies can address urban mobility needs of the future

2 July 2012 – Bank balance sheets to shrink faster than during the financial crisis, shaving €1.6tr off in a year 

2 July 2012 – Patrick Flochel appointed EY Global Pharmaceutical Leader 

2 July 2012 – Global mergers and acquisition bids rise 10% in Q2 2012 

June 2012

29 June 2012 – Forecast for Russia 

29 June 2012 – Eurozone leaders can no longer kick the can down the road 

28 June 2012 – Global IPO activity rose in Q2 2012 

22 June 2012 – EY and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration sign a cooperation agreement 

19 June 2012 – The government and the private sector agree on the usefulness of PPPs in upgrading Russia’s infrastructure and key hurdles to PPP initiatives 

22 June 2012 – Rough Diamonds: the next generation of successful enterprises within BRIC

9 June 2012 – Despite tough economic times entrepreneurs are creating jobs and growth 

1 June 2012 – The changing face of commercial vehicle industry: report reveals what it takes to be the new market leaders 

May 2012

31 May 2012 – Working capital performance flatlines in Europe but US sees improvement 

31 May 2012 – Optimism or caution? 

30 May 2012 – Markets with strong "soft power" brands attract greater share of FDI 

30 May 2012 – Cost competitiveness key to longer-term success as clean energy faces challenging 2012

30 May 2012 – Power and utilities M&A outlook down and appetite for divestment up 

17 May 2012 – EY named Russian Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year 

17 May 2012 – Innovative Future of Russia’s Cities 

17 May 2012 – Power and utilities mergers and acquisitions decline 30% in Q1 2012 

15 May 2012 – Private equity executives remain confident in the number of deal opportunities over the next 12 months

11 May 2012 – Conservatism drives oil and gas M&A outlook down and appetite for divestment up 

11 May 2012 – Appetite for mining deals remains strong, despite volatility

April 2012

27 April 2012 – Russia's success in the WTO: What The Opportunities? 

26 April 2012 – Large corporates have the means but lack motivation for M&A 

19 April 2012 – EY launches Russia-UK Business Initiative 

16 April 2012 – EY advises on the sale of KIT Finance Insurance to an international strategic investor

13 April 2012 – Hospitality sector recovery likely to continue in 2012, despite ongoing global economic uncertainty 

9 April 2012 – Consumption a panacea to weak world outlook in rapid-growth markets 

March 2012

27 March 2012 – EY/EuropaBio report highlights need for European governments to ensure that R&D is converted into new businesses, new products and additional jobs 

22 March 2012 – Private Equity deal-making continues despite slower overall M&A environment 

20 March 2012 – A tough 2012 but is there light at the end of the tunnel for the Eurozone? 

13 March 2012 – EY launches 2012 Young Tax Professional of the Year Award

February 2012

15 February 2012 – Technology mergers and acquisitions surge in 2011 

10 February 2012 – Miners returning to M&A 

1 February 2012 – Over 300 global leaders attend inaugural Global Sustainability Summit 

1 February 2012 – EY Announces the Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Competition in Russia 

January 2012

30 January 2012 – 12 for 2012 – a dozen reasons why the outlook for M&A might be more positive than expected this year, says EY 

26 January 2012 – Entrepreneurial Success: “Rough Diamonds” project by SKOLKOVO business school and EY 

24 January 2012 – European buyout market defies Eurozone fears 

23 January 2012 – "We are closer than ever to moving from 'international' financial reporting standards to 'global' financial reporting standards" - Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, said at the conference held by EY and the IFRS Foundation 

20 January 2012 – Oil and Gas M&A in 2011 – volume up, values down 

20 January 2012 – Steelmaking over-capacity pressures profitability 

19 January 2012 – Resilient rapid-growth markets to fend off strain of Eurozone crisis

17 January 2012 – EY a leader among financial management consulting services providers 

11 January 2012 – Global automotive industry to experience modest growth in 2012