Amerisource’s Floyd, Monk Nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Jason Floyd and Michael Monk of Amerisource Business Capital have been designated finalists for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Award in the Gulf Coast Area.

Ching Returns to Ernst & Young as Honolulu Managing Partner

Tax advisory firm Ernst & Young named Michael Ching managing partner in the Honolulu office. He succeeds Jeff Bartlett, who is retiring after 35 years with the firm.

EY Report: M&A Returns to Normal Levels

According to Ernst & Young’s twice-annual Capital Confidence Barometer, a majority of U.S. executives are confident that U.S. economic indicators will continue upward, with 63% indicating corporate earnings as improving and 58% indicating the stock market outlook is positive.

EY Names Fisher Portland Office Exec Director

Ernst & Young promoted Tracy Fisher to an executive director position in its Portland, OR office.

Banks Seek Blueprints for Risk Accountability Seven Years after Recession

According to a survey from Ernst & Young, despite material strengthening of banks’ risk management, the industry is still searching for the appropriate blueprints to establish effective risk accountability.

M&A Middle Market Momentum to Continue in 2015

Ernst & Young member firm EY Divestitures says the dynamics that made 2014 a record year for U.S. deal making will continue into the new year.

Private Equity — Holding Steady, Readying a Growth Stage

In a podcast, Philip Bass, global private equity markets leader at Ernst & Young and Stephen Summut, a senior fellow and lecturer at Wharton, provide insights into how private equity will fare over the next several quarters and over the next year or two.

Detroit Free Press: Detroit Pays Bankruptcy Law Firms, Consultants $22MM

The Detroit Free Press reported the city of Detroit has paid restructuring firms more than $22 million, according to figures available from Kevyn Orr’s office.

Piper Jaffray Hires Greg O’Stean

Piper Jaffray announced the addition of Greg O’Stean as a senior vice president within the hospitality group. O’Stean will be based in the firm’s Atlanta office.

Ernst & Young Hires P&L Consulting CEO, Former Team

Ernst & Young announced that Shawn Pride, founder and CEO of P&L Consulting Group, along with her former team, have joined the firm’s Financial Services Office in New York and Dallas