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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
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 351  (17.55 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.7 years (max.: 32.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'161 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -190 (since 31.12.2020), -263 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 86 (thereof 9 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 163 6 39 373 152 198 88 407 15 73 29 185 115 23 8 278 45 54 99 87 141 4 318 74 294 1'024 4'292
Limited liability company 11   1 18 17 14 4 49 1 8   43 11 1 2 18 19 11 6 6 14   30   68 112 464
Foundation 31 1 10 85 28 139 7 118 2 21   51 34 11 3 63 15 8 6 6 17 4 70 11 28 281 1'050
Cooperative 12     24 5 5 6 5 1 9 2 12 5     21 2 8 3 9 15 1 12 14 1 19 191
Association 1     13 2 10   11   2   6       7   3 1   1   13     30 100
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 5   2 2 10 2 3 1 3   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 8 3 3 9 62
218 8 51 518 204 368 107 601 21 116 32 300 165 37 13 389 82 84 116 110 189 10 451 102 394 1'475 6'161

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4670 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'161 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 58     4 4 7 1 1       1       1   10     1   1 2 5 18 114
Basel 47     28 170 311 8 5 3 3 7 15 14 1 1 5 15 15 3 1 3 2 2 2 23 61 745
Bern 10   1 367 6 7 13 2     1 23 4 1   4   21   2     5 7 5 30 509
Chur       1         1 66           4             1       73
Genève       7   2 15 507     3 3 18   2 1   1 1 2 2   113 12 16 26 731
Lugano 1   1     3   2   2   5       2 1   3   165       3   188
Luzern 13     15 5 2 1 1       200 1 25 6 4 3 4 14   2 4 1 1 22 15 339
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       28 2   9 10     15   120     1   3     1   17 1 2 6 215
Pully 3     6   4 39 39     2 2 5       2 4 2 1 1   287 19 4 5 425
Sion       1     2 1                             3 53     60
St. Gallen 6 7 43 5   4   2 6 34   4 1     320 5   4 77 1   1   11 62 593
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 1     1 1 2 1                 3 15   4 16     1   5 96 146
Zug 9         1 1 1 2     6         4 4 11           116 17 172
Zürich 70 1 6 53 16 23 17 30 9 11 4 41 2 10 4 44 37 22 74 11 13 4 19 5 182 1'139 1'847
218 8 51 518 204 368 107 601 21 116 32 300 165 37 13 389 82 84 116 110 189 10 451 102 394 1'475 6'161

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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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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
Banque Raiffeisen Ajoie société coopérative CHE-105.796.631 Porrentruy 16.06.2021 Auditor switch Genève
Banque Raiffeisen Morges Venoge société coopérative CHE-105.732.105 Morges 16.06.2021 Auditor switch Genève
Faulhaber Minimotor SA CHE-101.570.039 Tresa 16.06.2021 Auditor switch Lugano
Garage Montani SA CHE-107.777.544 Salgesch 16.06.2021 Auditor switch Sion
Raiffeisenbank Werdenberg Genossenschaft CHE-105.888.291 Buchs (SG) 16.06.2021 Auditor switch St. Gallen