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Fact Sheet PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

Core Company Information
Company Name PricewaterhouseCoopers AG
Company UID CHE-106.839.438
Alternative / previous Names PricewaterhouseCoopers SA, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
Domicile Zürich
Canton ZH
Legal Form Limited company
Firm Inscription Date 22.06.1998
Takeovers: Controllexpert AG (ADM-137.181.853), per 24.09.2001
Revisuisse Price Waterhouse AG (ADM-271.016.843), per 25.01.2001
Price Waterhouse AG (ADM-315.960.011), per 25.01.2001
STG-Coopers & Lybrand Consulting AG (ADM-405.109.008), per 19.03.2001
Ofor Révision Bancaire SA (CHE-100.093.893), per 30.04.2012
Coopers & Lybrand, Revisa, Revisuisse AG (CHE-101.269.060)
Willy Bühler & Co Treuhand und Revisions AG (CHE-101.271.602), per 19.07.2005
Trewi Treuhand- und Revisions-AG (CHE-103.390.270), per 19.07.2005
Ofor (CHE-103.852.431), per 22.12.2005
Frei + Kläui Treuhand AG (CHE-107.159.412), per 19.07.2005
FAOA Information
RAB ID 500003
RAB Permission state-regulated audit firm
FAOA License active
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (13) PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-251.833.951) in Aarau (AG)   [+]
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-393.441.652) in Basel (BS)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-308.775.052) in Bern (BE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-421.817.078) in Chur (GR)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-390.062.005) in Genève (GE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-478.378.975) in Lugano (TI)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-434.873.063) in Luzern (LU)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-346.954.590) in Münchenstein (BL)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-291.782.389) in Neuchâtel (NE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-497.306.752) in Pully (VD)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-140.989.034) in Sion (VS)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-364.598.872) in St. Gallen (SG)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-289.904.602) in Thun (BE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-151.657.932) in Winterthur (ZH)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-254.525.813) in Zug (ZG)
Membership in Associations EXPERTsuisse
Number of auditors with permission 346  (18.74 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.2 years (max.: 27.7 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'484 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Details 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 company 182 7 36 387 159 214 96 430 14 75 27 184 120 20 9 293 44 64 109 86 151 4 331 80 316 1'062 4'500
Limited liability company 12   1 20 18 11 4 49 2 8   42 11 2 3 21 21 12 6 6 10   30 1 66 106 462
Foundation 27 1 10 85 28 146 6 123 2 22   50 36 9 3 65 15 10 6 6 17 4 71 12 32 281 1'067
Cooperative 29 1 2 31 10 5 10 7 2 9 5 23 5 1 1 38 2 15 5 15 18 2 17 17 6 23 299
Association 1     13 2 10   13   2   7       7   3 1   1   12     29 101
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 6   1 2 11 1 2 1 2   2   1 1   1 1 1 1 8 1 2 6 53
251 10 50 542 217 387 118 634 21 118 33 308 172 34 16 426 83 104 128 114 198 11 469 111 422 1'507 6'484

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4425 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'484 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 62     4 4 8 1 1       1   1   1   12     1   1 2 7 22 128
Basel 66     28 180 331 8 6 6 3 7 14 14 1 1 5 15 23 5   3 2 2 2 23 66 811
Bern 10   1 384 8 7 19 3     1 24 4 1   4   26   2 1   4 9 7 25 540
Chur 1     1           69           4                     75
Genève       7   3 14 535     6 5 18   2     1 1 2 2   120 11 13 22 762
Lugano 1   1     1   2   2   7       2 1   3   171       2   193
Luzern 15     17 4 2 1 1       214 1 27 7 3 3 4 16   2 5 1 1 29 14 367
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       30 3   11 12     14   127     1 1 3     1   16 1 3 6 229
Pully 4     8   4 41 42     2 1 4     1 2 4 2 1 1   291 25 5 5 443
Sion             3 2                             10 55     70
St. Gallen 6 9 42 5   4   1 6 32   4 1     351 5   5 78     2 1 14 65 631
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 4   2 1 1 2 1         1       5 13 1 2 14     1   3 109 160
Zug 9           1 1       5 1       5 4 12           118 13 169
Zürich 73 1 4 55 17 23 18 28 9 12 3 32 2 4 6 49 38 26 82 17 16 4 21 4 198 1'160 1'902
251 10 50 542 217 387 118 634 21 118 33 308 172 34 16 426 83 104 128 114 198 11 469 111 422 1'507 6'484

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 6'493

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Ina Invest Holding AG CHE-208.983.733 Zürich 26.03.2020 Zürich
Ina Invest AG CHE-345.725.727 Zürich 26.03.2020 Zürich
Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG CHE-107.791.863 Basel 25.03.2020 Lugano
CB Financial Services AG CHE-115.399.094 Zürich 25.03.2020 St. Gallen
Uniska AG CHE-130.687.666 Rheinfelden 23.03.2020 Aarau
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
P.I.M. Private Investment Management SA, en liquidation CHE-110.265.954 Genève 31.03.2020 Opting-out Genève
NIKE (Switzerland) GmbH CHE-106.089.157 Zürich 31.03.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Klinik Belair AG CHE-107.071.846 Schaffhausen 31.03.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Personalvorsorgestiftung der GlaxoSmithKline Schweiz CHE-109.673.559 Münchenbuchsee 30.03.2020 Auditor switch Bern
Régie du Rhône SA CHE-106.728.862 Lancy 23.03.2020 Auditor switch Sion