Andersen Consulting has dismissed speculation that it has entered merger talks with PricewaterhouseCoopers – but reiterated major alliances or joint ventures are imminent. The firm last week announced it would declare an alliance or joint venture within the next 30 to 50 days, but has since ruled out any possible merger or acquisition. Meanwhile, attempts to find a new name are understood to have begun. The company said it was determined to find a name that suited its new strategy, which includes e-commerce.
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