PwC's standout year

Bondholder PwC has hailed a 'standout year' after advising on transactions worth more than £7bn.

Advising on high profile deals including the sale of Centre Parcs and the preservation of 1,100 jobs at steel giant Caparo which went into administration in October.

Matt Waddell, Partner and Head of PwC's deals business in the Midlands, said: "We have seen a significant increase in activity levels and are delighted to have advised both long-established and new clients on so many successful transactions over the last 12 months."

He continued: "As we look forward into 2016, we expect this upturn in deals activity to continue and, with our continued investment in our Midlands deals business, we look forward to another successful year."