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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
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
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 322  (18.28 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.8 years (max.: 32.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'885 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -469 (since 31.12.2020), -470 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 94 (thereof 8 in the SMI, 9 in the SMI Expanded and 63 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 161 6 37 355 141 194 83 394 15 69 29 195 110 24 8 272 44 46 98 81 135 4 317 74 278 1'009 4'179
Limited liability company 12   1 19 18 14 4 48 1 8   43 11 1 2 15 18 10 6 6 13   30   64 107 451
Foundation 31 2 9 83 27 137 7 112 3 21   53 33 12 3 60 14 8 6 6 17 4 67 10 31 270 1'026
Cooperative 4     14 3 5   2 1 1   7 3     8 1 1     1   3 2   14 70
Association 2     12 2 9   10   2   6       7   3 1   1   13     28 96
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 2 2 10 61
211 9 47 488 191 361 96 577 22 104 30 307 157 39 13 364 78 68 112 95 168 9 438 88 375 1'438 5'885

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4720 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'885 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 57     4 4 7 1 1       1       1   9     1   1 2 4 17 110
Basel 45     27 160 303 5 5 3 3 7 15 14 1 1 5 14 10 3 1 3 2 2 2 20 62 713
Bern 9     339 6 6 10 3     1 25 2 1   4   19   2     4 2 5 29 467
Chur                 1 62           5             1       69
Genève 1     8 1 2 11 489     2 3 15   2 2   1 1 2 2   101 8 16 25 692
Lugano 1   1     3   1   1   4       2 1   3   146       6   169
Luzern 12     12 3 2 1 1       202 1 26 6 4 3 4 12   1 3 1 2 19 16 331
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       29 1   9 11     14   117     1   1     1   17 1 2 5 209
Pully 3     6   4 39 37     2 4 5       3 3 2 1 1   288 15 4 5 422
Sion       1     2 1                             3 53     60
St. Gallen 4 8 41 6   4   2 6 27   4 1     295 5   4 64 1   1   13 55 541
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     1 1 2 1                 3 14   3 15     1   5 91 138
Zug 8         2 1 1 2     6         4 1 10           105 17 157
Zürich 70 1 5 54 15 24 16 25 10 11 4 43 2 11 4 42 34 20 74 10 12 4 18 3 176 1'116 1'804
211 9 47 488 191 361 96 577 22 104 30 307 157 39 13 364 78 68 112 95 168 9 438 88 375 1'438 5'885

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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
Freienhof Thun AG CHE-103.075.489 Thun 06.12.2021 Auditor switch Bern
Volkshaus AG Bern CHE-101.460.669 Bern 06.12.2021 Auditor switch Bern
Candino Holding AG CHE-102.246.392 Herbetswil 03.12.2021 Auditor switch Neuchâtel
Festina - Candino Watch AG CHE-105.971.207 Herbetswil 03.12.2021 Auditor switch Neuchâtel
Jushi Europe SA CHE-225.221.529 Genève 03.12.2021 Discontinued Genève