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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 288  (12.10 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 28 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'486 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -61 (since 31.12.2019), -35 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 51 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 10 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 88 4 8 256 69 114 63 283 12 24 11 73 23 24 11 70 14 57 58 47 151 7 303 40 256 587 2'653
Limited liability company 11   1 10 6 10 2 37 2 3 2 13 7   1 7 16 4 4 3 21   34 3 60 58 315
Foundation 21 1   78 14 32 5 40 1 2 1 13 3 2 1 6 2 6 10 7 19 1 36 5 24 98 428
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   4       2           1     1   7     10 37
Special legal forms 2     4   4   5 1               1 1     1   4     3 26
123 5 9 367 90 161 70 370 16 29 14 102 33 26 13 86 33 69 72 57 193 8 385 49 341 765 3'486

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3350 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'486 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 35     3 4       1 1   7         5 5 4 1         7 20 93
Basel 13 1 1 22 71 134 8 94   1 6 5 3   1 4 5 13 10 2 8 1 97 9 13 74 596
Bern 8     288 4 5 21 2 2 2 3 18 1 13 1 8 2 30 7 4 2 4 13 4 11 34 487
Lancy       5   4 6 202       2 12         3   1 3   60 3 5 9 315
Lausanne       18   1 30 41     1 1 11     2   1 2   8   191 30 2 5 344
Lugano       2       1         1 6             167 1 2   8 6 194
Luzern 2     2   2           22   1 5     1 1           6 1 43
St. Gallen 6 2 7 1 1 1 1 4   9 1   1     50 2   1 19 1   3 2 4 13 129
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   1   118 9 159
Zürich 58 2 1 25 10 14 4 24 13 15 3 37 4 3 4 21 14 16 45 28 3 2 18 1 167 594 1'126
123 5 9 367 90 161 70 370 16 29 14 102 33 26 13 86 33 69 72 57 193 8 385 49 341 765 3'486

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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
Nomura Greentech Capital Advisors, AG CHE-115.866.032 Zürich 06.08.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
UNIS AG CHE-101.014.732 Zürich 05.08.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
NESTRADE SA CHE-101.426.247 La Tour-de-Peilz 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Lausanne
Sharing Progress in Cancer Care (SPCC) CHE-444.920.764 Bellinzona 04.08.2020 First auditor Lugano
Cimeio Therapeutics AG CHE-465.367.689 Allschwil 03.08.2020 First auditor Basel
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
Bottani e Barchi Impresa costruzioni SA in liquidazione CHE-106.875.457 Massagno 06.08.2020 Opting-out Lugano
Laboratorium und Grosse Apotheke Dr. G. Bichsel Holding AG CHE-110.167.205 Interlaken 06.08.2020 Opting-out Bern
LSR Logement Social Romand SA CHE-103.177.486 Lausanne 05.08.2020 Auditor switch Lausanne
Fondation Les Mûrons CHE-111.755.818 Lausanne 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Lausanne
Appenzeller Bahnen AG CHE-105.928.358 Herisau 03.08.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen