PwC was created by the merger of two firms - Price Waterhouse & Coopers and Lybrand - each with historical roots going back some 150 years.
|1849||Samuel Lowell Price sets up a business in London|
|1854||William Cooper establishes his own practice in London, which seven years later becomes Coopers Brothers|
|1865||Price, Hoyland and Waterhouse join forces in partnership|
|1874||Name changes to Price, Waterhouse & Co.|
|1898||Robert H. Montgomery, William M. Lybrand, Adam A. Ross Jr. and his brother T. Edward Ross form Lybrand, Ross Brothers and Montgomery.|
|1921||Both Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand open an office in Brussels|
|1957||Coopers Brothers & Co. (UK), McDonald, Currie and Co. (Canada) and Lybrand, Ross Bros & Montgomery (US) merge to form Coopers & Lybrand.|
|1982||Price Waterhouse world firm formed.|
|1990||Coopers & Lybrand and Deloitte Haskins & Sells merged in a number of countries around the world, including in Belgium.|
|1998||Worldwide merger of Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand created PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).|
|2002||Sale of PwC consulting to IBM.|
|2010||PricewaterhouseCoopers becomes PwC, along with launching a new logo and brand identity.|
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