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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
FAOA 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 276  (12.50 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.2 years (max.: 32.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'450 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -2 (since 31.12.2020), -79 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 50 (thereof 3 in the SMI, 11 in the SMI Expanded and 33 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 8 254 79 116 69 282 9 22 8 71 23 17 11 75 13 56 55 46 149 3 302 39 266 565 2'628
Limited liability company 12     10 6 13 3 34   2 2 14 7   2 8 15 5 4 1 18   34 3 56 55 304
Foundation 20 1   76 14 33 5 41 1 2 1 13 3 2   4 1 8 10 7 19 1 35 6 25 93 421
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   4       2           1     1   9     9 38
Special legal forms 2     4   6   5 1         1     1 1     1   4     6 32
121 5 8 363 100 169 77 367 11 26 11 101 33 20 13 90 30 71 69 54 188 4 385 49 348 737 3'450

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3377 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'450 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 33     3 5 1       1   5     1   3 5 4 1         6 15 83
Basel 14 1 1 19 77 142 8 94   1 4 5 3     5 5 16 10 2 8 1 97 9 14 78 614
Bern 8     286 4 5 19 2 2 2 3 15 1 12 1 8 2 28 5 3 2 1 14 3 11 34 471
Lancy       5   4 9 203       2 12         3   1 3   58 3 7 10 320
Lausanne       18   1 34 38     1 1 12     2   1 2   9   192 31 6 4 352
Lugano       1       1       1 1               160   1   7 6 178
Luzern 2     2   1           21   1 5                   4 1 37
St. Gallen 6 2 7 1 2 1 1 3   8 1   1     50 2   1 19 1   3 2 3 13 127
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   2   114 8 155
Zürich 57 2   27 12 14 6 24 9 13 2 41 3 4 4 24 13 18 45 26 4 2 18 1 176 568 1'113
121 5 8 363 100 169 77 367 11 26 11 101 33 20 13 90 30 71 69 54 188 4 385 49 348 737 3'450

Show client list for Aarau, Basel, Bern, Lancy, Lausanne, Lugano, Luzern, St. Gallen, Zug, Zürich.

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 3'458

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Latest audit engagements
These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.
 
Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Type of switch Auditor Branch
Advanced Bionics AG CHE-115.018.179 Stäfa 24.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
See Tickets AG CHE-115.767.482 Zürich 22.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Spital Nidwalden Immobilien-Gesellschaft CHE-499.808.496 Stans 22.02.2021 First auditor Zürich
Trasteel Energy SA CHE-226.701.401 Lugano 22.02.2021 First auditor Lugano
Zweifel 1898 AG CHE-107.399.100 Zürich 19.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
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
Helpling Switzerland AG CHE-150.513.704 Zürich 23.02.2021 Auditor switch Zug
PCI Holdings AG CHE-304.180.138 Zürich 23.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Wirtschaftskammer Schweiz-China CHE-100.823.284 Zürich 18.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
HOLDSTONE SA CHE-115.535.434 Genève 12.02.2021 Auditor switch Lausanne
AlpVision SA CHE-109.076.493 Vevey 10.02.2021 Auditor switch Lausanne