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Fact Sheet Ernst & Young AG

Core Company Information
Company Name Ernst & Young AG
Company UID CHE-105.932.265
Alternative / previous Names Ernst & Young SA, Ernst & Young Ltd
ATAG Ernst & Young AG, ATAG Ernst & Young SA, ATAG Ernst & Young Ltd
Domicile Basel
Canton BS
Legal Form Limited corporation
Firm Inscription Date 28.09.1998
Website https://www.ey.com/ch
Takeovers: Neofidaria AG (ADM-169.740.521), per 09.08.2001
Hangartner Treuhand AG (CHE-100.067.795), per 19.11.2002
Verifica SA (CHE-100.818.159), per 11.05.2005
ATAG Allgemeine Treuhand AG (CHE-100.818.892), per 20.12.2019
GBR Ernst & Young AG (CHE-100.918.105), per 05.03.2002
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-101.392.967), per 11.11.2003
Treuhand- und Revisionsgesellschaft T + R Grischa AG (CHE-101.715.639), per 19.06.2001
Fiduciaire Jacques Ceriani SA (CHE-101.822.086), per 08.04.2005
Fiduciaire de gestion et d'informatique S.A. (CHE-102.664.306), per 31.05.2005
Bösch & Edthofer AG (CHE-103.349.066)
FAOA Information
FAOA ID 500646
RAB Permission state-regulated audit firm
FAOA License active
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (9) Ernst & Young AG (CHE-461.581.835) in Aarau (AG)   [+]
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-311.498.829) in Baden (AG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-441.858.784) in Bern (BE)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-354.720.232) in Biel/Bienne (BE)
ATAG Ernst & Young AG (CHE-132.732.622) in Buchs (SG) (SG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-421.676.725) in Chur (GR)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-357.440.711) in Granges-Paccot (FR)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-367.926.091) in Kreuzlingen (TG)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-186.791.979) in Lancy (GE)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-294.400.879) in Lausanne (VD)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-475.755.395) in Lugano (TI)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-259.230.495) in Luzern (LU)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-185.564.694) in Neuchâtel (NE)
Ernst & Young SA (CHE-264.470.869) in Sion (VS)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-327.393.030) in St. Gallen (SG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-152.377.547) in Zug (ZG)
Ernst & Young AG (CHE-491.907.686) in Zürich (ZH)
Membership in Associations EXPERTsuisse
Number of auditors with permission 269  (13.21 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.7 years (max.: 33.1 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'554 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -4 (since 31.12.2021), +94 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 56 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 12 in the SMI Expanded and 31 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 76 4 6 234 83 116 62 288 9 21 8 65 23 18 12 75 15 53 48 43 138 3 294 41 260 518 2'513
Limited liability company 14     10 6 13 3 36   2 2 14 7   2 7 17 6 4 2 15   36 2 62 54 314
Foundation 16 1   74 15 34 5 40 1 2 1 8 3 1   8   7 10 8 20 1 35 5 25 88 408
Cooperative 24 1 2 25 8   10 5 1 8 5 17 2 1 1 32 1 14 4 14 16 2 15 17 7 18 250
Association       11   1   4       2                 1   9     10 38
Special legal forms 1     4 1 6   5 1 1       1       1     1   4     5 31
131 6 8 358 113 170 80 378 12 34 16 106 35 21 15 122 33 81 66 67 191 6 393 65 354 693 3'554

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3370 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'554 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 25     2 5 1       1   1     1   3 6 2           2 10 59
Basel 40 2 4 36 91 140 19 97 1 8 9 24 5 2 1 41 5 28 14 17 24 3 114 28 23 75 851
Bern 9     270 5 6 19 1 1 2 3 11 2 13 1 9 2 29 4 4 2 1 12 4 10 37 457
Lancy       4   4 7 209       2 12       1 3     2   54 3 8 13 322
Lausanne       16   1 28 39     1   12     1         8   194 26 6 5 337
Lugano               2       1 1               150   1   4 5 164
Luzern 2     2   1           15     6                   3   29
St. Gallen 7 2 4 1 2 1 1 3   8 1   1     49 2   1 18 1   3 2 3 14 124
Zug 1     1 1     2   1   10   2 2   5   2 2 1       115 9 154
Zürich 47 2   26 9 16 6 25 10 14 2 42 2 4 4 22 15 15 43 26 3 2 15 2 180 525 1'057
131 6 8 358 113 170 80 378 12 34 16 106 35 21 15 122 33 81 66 67 191 6 393 65 354 693 3'554

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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
Refinitiv International Holdings SARL CHE-100.977.711 Collonge-Bellerive 13.01.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Refinitiv SA CHE-105.816.802 Collonge-Bellerive 13.01.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Orbis Medicines SA CHE-211.311.563 Epalinges 12.01.2022 First auditor Basel
Pensionskasse maag-pump-systems CHE-109.745.242 Oberglatt 12.01.2022 Auditor switch Bern
Orqual SA CHE-107.621.422 Carouge (GE) 10.01.2022 Auditor switch Lausanne
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
Assima Switzerland SA CHE-109.896.734 Lausanne 13.01.2022 Opting-out Lausanne
Dufry Corporate AG CHE-113.948.067 Kloten 12.01.2022 Auditor switch Basel
HxGN Schweiz AG CHE-103.469.575 Zürich 06.01.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Weber-Vonesch Transport AG CHE-408.723.127 Zug 06.01.2022 Auditor switch Aarau
Welti-Furrer Pneukran und Spezialtransporte AG CHE-106.918.948 Baar 03.01.2022 Auditor switch Aarau