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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
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 343  (18.60 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.4 years (max.: 28.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'380 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -137 (since 31.12.2019), -141 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 90 (thereof 10 in the SMI, 9 in the SMI Expanded and 66 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 176 7 38 383 159 205 93 419 15 75 27 178 116 23 9 282 44 56 109 86 149 4 325 78 300 1'047 4'403
Limited liability company 11   1 20 17 13 4 47 1 8   48 11 1 2 20 19 12 6 6 10   30 1 64 106 458
Foundation 31 1 10 86 28 142 6 124 2 22   50 36 11 3 64 15 8 6 6 17 4 72 11 32 278 1'065
Cooperative 28 1 2 31 9 5 10 7 2 9 5 23 5 1 1 36 2 15 5 15 18 2 17 17 6 22 294
Association 1     14 2 10   11   2   7       7   3 1   1   12     30 101
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 7   1 3 11 1 2 1 2   2   1 1   1 1 1 1 8 2 2 7 57
247 10 52 541 215 376 116 620 21 118 33 308 168 38 15 411 81 94 128 114 196 11 464 109 404 1'490 6'380

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4563 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'380 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 4 8 1 1       1       1   11     1   1 2 5 18 117
Basel 63     28 180 317 8 6 4 3 7 14 14 1 1 5 15 23 5   3 2 2 2 24 61 788
Bern 10   1 382 6 7 18 3     1 22 4 1   4   21   2 1   4 10 6 26 529
Chur 1     1           68           4                     74
Genève       7   2 15 522     6 5 17   2 1   1 1 2 2   120 12 13 25 753
Lugano 1   1     4   2   2   6       2 1   3   170       2   194
Luzern 16     17 5 2 1 1       212 1 26 7 4 3 4 15   2 5 1 1 26 15 364
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       30 2   11 13     14   124     1 1 3     1   16 1 2 6 225
Pully 3     7   4 40 40     2 1 4       2 4 2 1 1   294 22 5 5 437
Sion       1     2 1                             3 54     61
St. Gallen 6 9 44 5   4   1 6 34   4 1     341 5   5 83     3   14 66 631
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 4     1 1 2 1         1       5 14   4 16     1   2 99 151
Zug 8           1 1 2     5 1       4 4 11           116 13 166
Zürich 76 1 6 56 17 24 18 29 9 11 3 37 2 10 5 43 36 23 82 10 15 4 19 5 189 1'156 1'886
247 10 52 541 215 376 116 620 21 118 33 308 168 38 15 411 81 94 128 114 196 11 464 109 404 1'490 6'380

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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
Methabau Bau AG CHE-111.745.458 Hefenhofen 29.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Methabau Gruppe AG CHE-333.460.723 Hefenhofen 29.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Methabau Immobilien AG CHE-115.417.390 Hefenhofen 29.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Methabau Plan AG CHE-110.556.570 Hefenhofen 29.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Methabau Totalunternehmung AG CHE-257.695.297 Hefenhofen 29.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
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
Hotel Guardaval Sporz AG CHE-102.669.284 Vaz/Obervaz 29.09.2020 Auditor switch Chur
Platanus Holding AG CHE-113.173.337 Zürich 29.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Turbag AG CHE-109.260.944 Bürglen (TG) 29.09.2020 Opting-out St. Gallen
Banque Bonhôte & Cie SA CHE-101.729.653 Neuchâtel 25.09.2020 Auditor switch Genève
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions AG CHE-106.919.037 Zuchwil 25.09.2020 Auditor switch Bern