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Fact Sheet Ernst & Young AG

Core Company Information
Company Name Ernst & Young AG
Company UID CHE-105.932.265
Alternative / previous Names Ernst & Young SA, Ernst & Young Ltd
ATAG Ernst & Young AG, ATAG Ernst & Young SA, ATAG Ernst & Young Ltd
Domicile Basel
Canton BS
Legal Form Limited corporation
Firm Inscription Date 28.09.1998
Takeovers: Neofidaria AG (ADM-169.740.521), per 09.08.2001
Hangartner Treuhand AG (CHE-100.067.795), per 19.11.2002
Verifica SA (CHE-100.818.159), per 11.05.2005
ATAG Allgemeine Treuhand AG (CHE-100.818.892), per 20.12.2019
GBR Ernst & Young AG (CHE-100.918.105), per 05.03.2002
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-101.392.967), per 11.11.2003
Treuhand- und Revisionsgesellschaft T + R Grischa AG (CHE-101.715.639), per 19.06.2001
Fiduciaire Jacques Ceriani SA (CHE-101.822.086), per 08.04.2005
Fiduciaire de gestion et d'informatique S.A. (CHE-102.664.306), per 31.05.2005
Bösch & Edthofer AG (CHE-103.349.066)
FAOA Information
RAB ID 500646
RAB Permission state-regulated audit firm
FAOA License active
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (9) Ernst & Young AG (CHE-461.581.835) in Aarau (AG)   [+]
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-311.498.829) in Baden (AG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-441.858.784) in Bern (BE)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-354.720.232) in Biel/Bienne (BE)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-421.676.725) in Chur (GR)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-357.440.711) in Granges-Paccot (FR)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-367.926.091) in Kreuzlingen (TG)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-186.791.979) in Lancy (GE)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-294.400.879) in Lausanne (VD)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-475.755.395) in Lugano (TI)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-259.230.495) in Luzern (LU)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-185.564.694) in Neuchâtel (NE)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-264.470.869) in Sion (VS)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-327.393.030) in St. Gallen (SG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-152.377.547) in Zug (ZG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-491.907.686) in Zürich (ZH)
Membership in Associations EXPERTsuisse
Number of auditors with permission 270  (13.04 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 27.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'522 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -24 (since 31.12.2019), +3 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 50 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 9 in the SMI Expanded and 34 in the SPI)

Details regarding the distribution of the audit engagements across legal forms and cantons are depicted in the table below.

  AG AI AR BE BL BS FR GE GL GR JU LU NE NW OW SG SH SO SZ TG TI UR VD VS ZG ZH
Limited corporation 86 4 10 263 68 119 62 288 12 29 11 75 24 28 11 71 13 53 59 48 156 7 305 41 261 580 2'684
Limited liability company 11   1 10 5 10 2 36 2 3 1 13 7   1 7 16 4 5 3 21   34 4 62 56 314
Foundation 21 1   78 17 32 5 41 1 2 2 13 3 3 1 6 2 6 10 7 19 1 37 5 24 100 437
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   3       2           1         7     10 35
Special legal forms 3     3   4   4 1               1 1     1   4     3 25
122 5 11 373 91 166 69 373 16 34 14 104 34 31 13 87 32 65 74 58 197 8 388 51 348 758 3'522

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3307 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'522 statutory audits are performed by the branch offices as indicated in the table below.

  AG AI AR BE BL BS FR GE GL GR JU LU NE NW OW SG SH SO SZ TG TI UR VD VS ZG ZH
Aarau 34     5 4 1     1 1   7         5 4 4 1         7 21 95
Basel 14 1 1 23 71 138 8 94   1 6 5 3 2 1 4 5 10 9 2 8 1 97 10 15 75 604
Bern 8     292 4 5 21 3 2 2 2 19 1 16 1 8 1 30 8 3 3 4 13 5 12 30 493
Lancy       5   4 7 203       2 12         3   1 3   60 3 6 12 321
Lausanne       18     28 41     2 1 12     2   1 2   8   192 30 2 5 344
Lugano       2       1         1 6         2   170 1 2   8 7 200
Luzern 2     2   2           22   1 5     1 1           9 1 46
St. Gallen 6 2 8 1 2 1 1 5   9 1   1     51 2   1 19 1   3 2 5 13 134
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   2   116 9 158
Zürich 57 2 2 24 10 15 4 24 13 20 3 38 4 3 4 21 14 16 45 30 3 2 19 1 168 585 1'127
122 5 11 373 91 166 69 373 16 34 14 104 34 31 13 87 32 65 74 58 197 8 388 51 348 758 3'522

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 3'532

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Vaderis Therapeutics AG CHE-464.916.458 Basel 28.05.2020 Basel
RUAG Schweiz AG CHE-105.983.759 Emmen 27.05.2020 Bern
MBK Fincom SA CHE-472.557.344 Paradiso 26.05.2020 Lugano
MAN Truck & Bus Schweiz AG CHE-106.015.880 Otelfingen 26.05.2020 Zürich
RUAG Real Estate AG CHE-104.527.198 Bern 25.05.2020 Bern
Discontinued audit engagements

The following audit engagements were lost recently, either to a competitor, due to auditor resignation or due to an opting out.

Client Name Client UID Domicile End Date Reason Auditor Branch
Pensionskasse SBB CHE-105.409.360 Bern 26.05.2020 Auditor switch Bern
VP Bank (Schweiz) AG CHE-107.826.214 Zürich 22.05.2020 Auditor switch Bern
BGC Securities Sàrl en liquidation CHE-112.151.528 Nyon 18.05.2020 Opting-out Lancy
Kraftwerk Rupperswil-Auenstein AG CHE-106.014.260 Aarau 15.05.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
EDE Immobilien AG CHE-101.869.165 Zürich 11.05.2020 Auditor switch Bern