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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 (registered with FAOA) 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  (18.75 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 27.6 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'489 (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 183 7 36 384 155 213 96 431 15 74 26 186 120 20 9 294 45 64 108 84 152 4 330 80 321 1'060 4'497
Limited liability company 12   1 20 18 11 4 49 2 8   42 11 2 3 22 21 12 5 6 10   30 1 66 106 462
Foundation 27 1 10 86 28 146 6 124 2 22   50 36 9 3 65 15 10 8 6 17 4 75 12 32 281 1'075
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   14   2   7       7   3 1   1   12     29 102
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 5   1 2 11 1 2 1 2   2   1 1   1 1 1 1 8 1 2 6 52
252 10 50 539 213 386 118 637 22 117 32 310 172 34 16 428 84 104 128 112 199 11 472 111 427 1'505 6'489

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4515 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'489 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     28 176 332 8 6 6 3 7 14 14 1 1 5 15 23 4   3 2 2 2 23 64 805
Bern 10   1 382 8 7 19 3       24 4 1   4   26   2 1   4 10 7 25 538
Chur 1     1           68           4                     74
Genève       7   3 14 538     6 5 18   2     1 1 2 2   120 11 13 22 765
Lugano 1   1         2   2   7       2 1   3   172       2   193
Luzern 15     17 4 2 1 1       214 1 27 7 3 3 4 16   2 5 1 1 29 15 368
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       30 3   11 12     14   127     1 1 3     1   16 1 2 6 228
Pully 4     8   4 41 42     2 1 4     1 2 4 2 1 1   293 25 5 5 445
Sion             3 3                             11 54     71
St. Gallen 6 9 42 5   4   1 6 32   4 1     352 5   5 78     2 1 15 64 632
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 4   2 1 1 2 1         1       5 13 1 2 13     1   3 109 159
Zug 9           1 1 1     5 1       5 4 13           118 14 172
Zürich 74 1 4 54 17 22 18 27 9 12 3 34 2 4 6 50 39 26 82 16 16 4 21 4 203 1'159 1'907
252 10 50 539 213 386 118 637 22 117 32 310 172 34 16 428 84 104 128 112 199 11 472 111 427 1'505 6'489

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 6'498

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
SILEX INVESTMENT PARTNERS SA CHE-191.803.281 Genève 25.02.2020 Genève
ALL IN ONE Communication AG CHE-227.613.691 Opfikon 25.02.2020 Zürich
Screening Eagle Technologies AG CHE-262.732.001 Schwerzenbach 24.02.2020 Zürich
Union Internationale des Transports Routiers (IRU) CHE-107.740.736 Genève 21.02.2020 Genève
SYZ Asset Management AG CHE-486.805.376 Zürich 21.02.2020 Genève
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
SwissOlio Genossenschaft - Verband Schweizerischer Hersteller von Speiseölen, Speisfetten und Margarinen CHE-103.876.271 Bern 25.02.2020 Auditor switch Bern
De Grisogono SA CHE-108.459.035 Plan-les-Ouates 25.02.2020 Opting-out Genève
ARYZTA Bakeries Schweiz AG CHE-473.947.021 Schlieren 25.02.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
ARYZTA Food Solutions Schweiz AG CHE-105.903.565 Schlieren 24.02.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Swisslastic AG St.Gallen CHE-109.552.341 St. Gallen 24.02.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen