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Fact Sheet PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

Core Company Information
Company Name PricewaterhouseCoopers AG
UID CHE-106.839.438
Alternative / previous Names PricewaterhouseCoopers SA, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
Domicile Zürich
Canton ZH
Legal Form Limited corporation
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
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 (since 28.11.2007)
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 312  (17.12 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11.7 years (max.: 35.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'342 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -31 (since 31.12.2023), -161 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 86 (thereof 5 in the SMI, 11 in the SMI Expanded and 54 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 153 3 33 301 127 167 71 364 21 61 34 170 91 17 8 270 37 47 95 78 130 5 262 60 251 943 3'799
Limited liability company 10   1 16 15 14 4 48 1 8   43 11 1 2 14 16 9 9 7 11   34 2 69 87 432
Foundation 31 2 7 76 26 107 4 104 3 12   43 28 10 3 53 14 6 6 7 16 4 61 7 32 229 891
Cooperative 3     9 1 4   1 1 1   3 2     7 1 2         1     14 50
Association 3   1 11 2 9   12   3   7       5   1 1   2   7     32 96
Branch office of a foreign company                               1                     1
Special legal forms 3 1   5 1 5 2 12 2 3   3   2 1 1 1   1 2 1 1 9 1 2 14 73
203 6 42 418 172 306 81 541 28 88 34 269 132 30 14 351 69 65 112 94 160 10 374 70 354 1'319 5'342

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 5076 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'342 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 54     2 5 6   1               3   10 1   1   1   2 14 100
Basel 48     29 142 259 4 7 3 4 6 10 14 1 1 5 13 9 6 1 3   2 1 20 56 644
Bern 7     278 6 5 7 1 3 2 1 20 2     4   19 4 1     7 3 5 32 407
Chur                 1 42           3             1       47
Genève 1     6 1 1 12 455     1 6 14     2   1 3 2 2   91 7 13 15 633
Lugano 2   1     3   3   1   5       2 1   4   135       3   160
Luzern 11     18   1 1 1 1     158 1 21 8 3 2 5 8   1 3 2 2 22 15 284
Neuchâtel       14 1   11 8     21   88     1   1     1 1 16 1 2 4 170
Pully 1     3   5 34 36     1 3 8       1   3   1   232 9 3 7 347
Sion       1     1 1   1                         2 43     49
St. Gallen 2 6 34 4   4   1 6 28   4 3     285 5 1 2 60 1   2   8 49 505
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     4   1 1         1     1 2 13   5 17     1   5 85 137
Zug 10     1 1 1   1 2     7       3 3   10     1     93 11 144
Zürich 66   7 57 16 20 10 26 12 10 4 55 2 8 4 38 31 19 66 13 15 5 17 4 178 1'031 1'714
203 6 42 418 172 306 81 541 28 88 34 269 132 30 14 351 69 65 112 94 160 10 374 70 354 1'319 5'342

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'347

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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
Von Roll Schweiz AG CHE-105.746.739 Breitenbach 19.06.2024 Auditor switch Aarau
Wien Immobilien AG CHE-332.964.702 Zürich 19.06.2024 First auditor Zürich
Orior AG CHE-113.034.902 Zürich 18.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Private Equity Holding AG CHE-104.406.927 Zürich 18.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Demodev Stiftung CHE-466.214.166 Zug 17.06.2024 First auditor Basel
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
Bank-now AG CHE-113.328.982 Horgen 19.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Dein Fenster AG CHE-428.199.264 Emmen 19.06.2024 Opting-out Luzern
Immost AG CHE-100.956.413 Altbüron 19.06.2024 Opting-out Luzern
SH-Holding AG CHE-101.013.129 Altbüron 19.06.2024 Opting-out Luzern
ELA Container Switzerland GmbH CHE-245.336.897 Zug 18.06.2024 Opting-out Luzern