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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 363  (17.49 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.5 years (max.: 31.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'348 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -1 (since 31.12.2019), -170 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 89 (thereof 10 in the SMI, 9 in the SMI Expanded and 65 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 171 6 38 378 154 203 89 418 15 76 30 182 116 24 8 278 47 55 102 89 142 4 326 76 299 1'051 4'377
Limited liability company 12   1 20 18 12 4 48 1 8   43 12 1 2 18 19 11 7 6 12   29 1 66 106 457
Foundation 31 1 10 86 28 139 6 120 2 22   49 33 11 3 62 15 8 6 6 17 4 74 11 32 282 1'058
Cooperative 28 1 2 31 9 5 10 7 2 9 5 23 5 1 1 36 2 15 5 15 18 2 18 17 6 21 294
Association 1     14 2 11   11   2   6       7   3 1   1   12     30 101
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 5   2 2 10 2 3 1 2   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 8 3 3 7 59
243 9 52 534 211 372 111 615 22 120 36 305 166 39 14 403 84 92 122 118 191 11 467 108 406 1'497 6'348

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4601 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'348 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 19 115
Basel 59     27 176 313 8 6 3 3 8 15 14 1 1 5 16 22 4   3 2 2 2 23 64 777
Bern 10   1 379 6 7 16 2     1 23 4 1   4   21   2     5 10 5 27 524
Chur 1     1         1 69           4                     76
Genève       7   2 15 514     6 3 17   2 1   1 1 2 2   120 11 14 26 744
Lugano 1   1     5   2   2   5       2 1   3   165       3   190
Luzern 16     16 5 2 1 1       211 1 26 7 4 3 4 14   2 5 1 1 26 15 361
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       30 2   11 13     15   122     1 1 3     1   16 1 2 6 224
Pully 3     7   4 37 42     2 2 4       2 4 2 1 1   296 21 5 5 438
Sion       1     2 1                             3 55     62
St. Gallen 6 8 44 5   4   1 6 35   4 1     334 5   4 86 1   2   13 67 626
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 1     1 1 2 1                 3 15   4 16     1   5 96 146
Zug 9           1 1 2     5 1       4 4 11           117 16 171
Zürich 79 1 6 54 17 24 18 31 10 11 4 36 2 11 4 44 37 23 79 11 15 4 20 5 188 1'156 1'890
243 9 52 534 211 372 111 615 22 120 36 305 166 39 14 403 84 92 122 118 191 11 467 108 406 1'497 6'348

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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
GEVAG CHE-195.369.102 Trimmis 15.01.2021 First auditor Chur
KENWOOD SWISS AG CHE-113.741.626 Baar 15.01.2021 Auditor switch Zug
Anixter (Switzerland) Sàrl CHE-106.026.398 Montreux 14.01.2021 Auditor switch Pully
Inovia Services SA CHE-303.868.752 Neuchâtel 14.01.2021 First auditor Neuchâtel
Blue Horizon Capital AG CHE-398.233.747 Zürich 13.01.2021 First auditor Zürich
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
Schoch Vögtli AG CHE-112.552.821 Seuzach 15.01.2021 Auditor switch Winterthur
MANADIST AG in Liquidation CHE-476.623.514 Baar 14.01.2021 Opting-out Zürich
FONDATION VILLES NOUVELLES CHE-115.966.892 Genève 12.01.2021 Opting-out Genève
Initiative Schweiz AG CHE-271.065.675 Suhr 12.01.2021 Opting-out Basel
Serge Ferrari Tersuisse AG CHE-105.431.247 Emmen 11.01.2021 Auditor switch Luzern