PwC global advisory practice is acquiring global consultancy
firm PRTM, with the deal expected to close by the end of the

Upon completion of the acquisition, PRTM will join the PwC
global advisory practice.

PRTM has 18 offices worldwide specialising in management

PwC vice chairman and US advisory leader Dana Mcilwain said the
PRTM team will provide PwC with capabilities in the areas of
operational strategy, execution and business model
PRTM global managing director Scott Hefter said PRTM’s strengths in
operations management combined with PwC’s extensive capabilities
will provide opportunities for both clients and staff.

“The cultures of PRTM and PwC are closely aligned, while the
capabilities we bring to market are complementary,” Hefter

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

PwC’s move follows several other acquisitions of consulting firms
by the Big Four as they try and strengthen their advisory

PwC sold its consulting arm to IBM following the Enron
scandal but has been rebuilding it in recent years.