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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 corporation
Firm Inscription Date 22.06.1998
Website https://www.pwc.ch
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
FAOA 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 323  (18.17 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.9 years (max.: 32.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'869 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -8 (since 31.12.2021), -482 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 98 (thereof 8 in the SMI, 8 in the SMI Expanded and 64 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 165 6 37 357 141 191 82 389 15 70 29 196 109 21 9 271 44 46 101 83 137 4 315 71 271 1'015 4'175
Limited liability company 12   1 19 18 14 4 49 1 8   43 11 1 2 16 18 10 6 6 11   32   63 104 449
Foundation 32 2 9 82 28 137 6 109 3 21   53 33 12 3 58 14 8 5 6 17 4 67 9 31 268 1'017
Cooperative 4     14 2 5   2 1 1   7 3     8 1 1     1   3 1   14 68
Association 2     13 2 9   10   2   6       7   2 1   1   13     28 96
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms 2 1   5   2 2 10 2 3 1 3   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 8 2 2 10 62
217 9 47 490 191 358 94 570 22 105 30 308 156 36 14 362 78 67 114 97 168 9 438 83 367 1'439 5'869

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4742 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'869 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 60     4 4 7 1 1       1       1   9     1   1 2 3 17 112
Basel 45     26 159 304 5 5 3 4 7 12 14 1 1 4 14 10 3 2 3 2 2 2 20 62 710
Bern 8     339 6 5 10 2     1 24 2 1   4   18   2     4 2 5 28 461
Chur                 1 62           5             1       69
Genève 1     8 1 1 10 483     2 3 15   2 2   1 1 2 2   102 8 16 24 684
Lugano 1   1     3   1   1   4       2 1   3   146       5   168
Luzern 12     12 3 2 1 1       205 1 24 7 4 3 4 12   1 3 1 2 19 16 333
Neuchâtel       28 1   9 11     14   116     1   1     1   16 2 2 5 207
Pully 3     6   4 38 38     2 4 5       3 3 2 1     287 14 4 5 419
Sion       1     2 1                             3 48     55
St. Gallen 4 8 41 6   4   2 6 27   4 1     294 5   4 64 1   1   13 55 540
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     1 1 2 1                 3 14   3 15     1   5 91 138
Zug 8         2 1 1 2     8         4 1 10           103 17 157
Zürich 74 1 5 58 16 24 16 24 10 11 4 43 2 10 4 42 34 20 76 11 13 4 19 3 172 1'119 1'815
217 9 47 490 191 358 94 570 22 105 30 308 156 36 14 362 78 67 114 97 168 9 438 83 367 1'439 5'869

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'876

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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
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Hays Talent Solutions (Schweiz) GmbH CHE-427.600.666 Zürich 10.01.2022 Auditor switch Winterthur
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
FONDATION AIDE ET ASSISTANCE DE L'ORDRE DE MALTE SUISSE CHE-336.448.486 Fribourg 17.01.2022 Auditor switch Pully
Fondation Clair Bois CHE-105.843.101 Lancy 17.01.2022 Auditor switch Genève
Alma CH SA CHE-395.415.186 Genève 14.01.2022 Auditor switch Genève
Khora CH SA CHE-484.632.998 Genève 14.01.2022 Auditor switch Genève
Baukader Schweiz CHE-107.837.100 Olten 07.01.2022 Auditor switch Bern