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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
Price Waterhouse AG, Price Waterhouse SA
Revisuisse Price Waterhouse AG, Revisuisse Price Waterhouse SA
Revisuisse Schweizerische Revisionsgesellschaft AG, Revisuisse Société Suisse de Revision, Revisuisse Società Svizzera di Revisione, Revisuisse Swiss Auditing Company
Schweizerische Revisionsgesellschaft
Domicile Zürich
Canton ZH
Legal Form Limited company
Firm Inscription Date 22.06.1998
Takeovers: 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
Ofor (CHE-103.852.431), per 22.12.2005
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  (18.81 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.9 years (max.: 27.5 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'509 (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 37 391 157 212 98 433 15 73 26 191 121 19 9 298 45 63 109 83 155 4 330 81 320 1'055 4'515
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                   1 3
Special legal forms   1 1 5   1 2 12 1 2 1 2   2   1 1   1 1 2 1 8 1 2 6 54
Cooperative 29 1 2 32 10 5 10 7 2 9 5 23 5 1 1 38 2 15 5 15 18 2 17 17 6 23 300
Limited liability company 12   1 20 20 10 4 48 2 8   41 11 2 3 22 21 12 4 6 10   30 1 65 106 459
Foundation 27 1 10 87 28 145 6 124 2 23   50 36 9 3 65 15 10 8 6 17 4 74 12 33 282 1'077
Association 1     13 2 10   13   2   7       7   3 1   1   12     29 101
252 10 51 548 217 383 120 638 22 117 32 314 173 33 16 432 84 103 128 111 203 11 471 112 426 1'502 6'509

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4525 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'509 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     5 4 8 1 1       1   1   1   12     1   1 2 7 22 129
Basel 66     28 178 329 9 6 6 3 7 14 14 1 1 5 15 23 4   3 2 2 1 24 63 804
Bern 10   1 387 8 7 19 3       25 4 1   4   25   2 1   4 11 7 25 544
Chur 1     1           68           4                     74
Genève       7   3 15 539     6 5 18   2     1   2 2   120 11 13 21 765
Lugano 1   1         2   2   7       2 1   3   175       2   196
Luzern 15     17 4 2 1 1       214 1 26 7 3 3 4 17   2 5 1 1 28 15 367
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       31 3   11 12     14   128     1 1 3     1   16 1 2 6 230
Pully 4     8   4 41 42     2 1 4     1 2 4 2 1 1   292 25 5 5 444
Sion             3 3                             11 55     72
St. Gallen 6 9 43 5   4   1 6 32   4 1     355 5   5 77     2 1 15 64 635
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 4   2 1 1 2 1         1       5 13 1 2 13     1   3 111 161
Zug 9           1 1 1     5 1       5 4 13           118 14 172
Zürich 74 1 4 56 19 22 18 27 9 12 3 37 2 4 6 51 39 26 82 16 17 4 21 4 202 1'156 1'912
252 10 51 548 217 383 120 638 22 117 32 314 173 33 16 432 84 103 128 111 203 11 471 112 426 1'502 6'509

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Gadget abc Entertainment Group AG CHE-224.635.408 Zürich 22.01.2020 Zürich
Saphir Product SA CHE-181.956.612 Lausanne 21.01.2020 Genève
Sandvik Materials Technology Santrade AG CHE-178.868.723 Luzern 20.01.2020 Luzern
Stopinc Aktiengesellschaft CHE-106.922.306 Hünenberg 17.01.2020 Basel
Allco AG CHE-107.588.196 Freienbach 17.01.2020 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
IQ EQ (Schweiz) AG CHE-106.060.461 Zürich 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Kirchhofer Holdings AG CHE-115.782.903 Sachseln 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Bern
Nolacas Holding AG CHE-421.036.649 Sachseln 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Bern
Kirchhofer Handels AG CHE-116.382.802 Sachseln 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Bern
IQ EQ Trust (Schweiz) AG CHE-109.457.493 Zürich 20.01.2020 Auditor switch Zürich