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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 322  (17.92 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11 years (max.: 33.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'770 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -109 (since 31.12.2021), -339 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 92 (thereof 7 in the SMI, 7 in the SMI Expanded and 61 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 158 5 34 344 147 182 76 382 15 70 26 202 105 20 9 262 42 46 100 81 134 4 307 70 270 1'004 4'095
Limited liability company 10   1 19 17 13 4 51 1 8   42 11 1 2 15 18 11 6 6 12   35 1 66 104 454
Foundation 31 2 7 81 25 129 5 108 3 21   53 32 12 3 58 14 6 4 6 17 4 68 9 33 256 987
Cooperative 4     14 1 5   2 1 1   7 3     8 1 1     1   3 1   14 67
Association 2     13 2 9   12   2   6       7   2 1   2   13     30 101
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms 2 1   5   2 2 11 2 3 1 4   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 7 2 2 11 64
207 8 42 476 192 340 87 567 22 105 27 314 151 35 14 352 76 66 112 95 167 9 433 83 371 1'419 5'770

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4811 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'770 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 59     4 5 6 1 1       1       1   10     1   1 2 2 16 110
Basel 40     26 155 287 5 5 3 5 7 12 14 1 1 4 14 10 2 2 2 2 2 2 19 61 681
Bern 7     323 6 5 10 2     1 23 2 1   4   15   2     6 2 5 29 443
Chur                 1 62           5             1       69
Genève 1     8 1 1 10 479     1 3 16   2 2   1 1 2 2   103 8 14 22 677
Lugano 1   1     3   2   1   4       2 1   3   147       5   170
Luzern 11     14 3 2 1 1       209 1 25 7 4 3 5 12   1 3 2 2 19 18 343
Neuchâtel       28 1   9 12     12   111     1   1     1   17 2 2 5 202
Pully 2     6 3 4 38 38     2 4 4       3 3 2 1     277 15 4 5 411
Sion       1     1 1                             3 47     53
St. Gallen 3 7 36 6   4   2 6 28   5 1     288 5   4 62 1   1   12 55 526
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     1   2 1                 2 13   3 14     1   5 93 136
Zug 8         2   1 2     8         4   9           99 17 150
Zürich 74 1 5 58 18 24 11 23 10 9 4 45 2 8 4 39 33 21 76 12 12 4 19 3 185 1'098 1'798
207 8 42 476 192 340 87 567 22 105 27 314 151 35 14 352 76 66 112 95 167 9 433 83 371 1'419 5'770

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'777

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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
Bredella AG CHE-102.424.802 Pratteln 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Buss Immobilien und Service AG CHE-103.679.500 Pratteln 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
CERES Group Holding AG CHE-109.436.410 Pratteln 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Deltakom AG CHE-147.958.098 Staufen 22.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
HeyScience SA CHE-474.574.081 Lausanne 22.06.2022 First auditor Pully
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
Cadramont SA CHE-115.488.467 La Chaux-de-Fonds 27.06.2022 Auditor switch Neuchâtel
Delica AG CHE-105.938.109 Buchs (AG) 27.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Stiftung Zusatzvorsorge der Migros-Gemeinschaft CHE-109.727.729 Zürich 27.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL SA CHE-494.818.412 Genève 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Genève
Bauimpuls AG CHE-101.342.076 Heimberg 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Bern