PwC - additional information
PwC is one of the four largest accounting and audit firms in the world. These firms, known collectively as the ‘Big Four’, also include Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY) and KPMG. PwC was the second largest of the Big Four in terms of revenue in 2021, following Deloitte.
PwC has three main service lines – assurance, advisory and tax. In terms of worldwide revenue, assurance is PwC’s largest service line and accounted for roughly 40 percent of the company’s total revenue in 2021. PwC also had the highest assurance revenue streams of the Big Four firms in 2021. PwC’s tax service business line is also the largest of the Big Four, grossing over 11 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. In comparison, KPMG made seven billion U.S. dollars from tax services in 2021.
The majority of PwC’s revenue is generated in the Americas. In 2021, PwC generated 18.3 billion U.S. dollars in there, which accounted for more than 40 percent of the revenue in that year.