is a network of independent companies around the world. The areas of activity include auditing, tax consulting and corporate management consultancy. Emerged from the merger of “Coopers & Lybrand” and “PriceWaterhouse & Coopers”. Today the network has members in 157 countries and is one of the “Big 4” auditing companies. All members are independent and the umbrella company, based in New York, is just responsible for coordinating tasks.
Some of the biggest mandates are Bayer, Cisco, Ebay, Lufthansa and Exxon.