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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
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
RAB 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)
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 288  (12.12 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 28.1 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'491 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -56 (since 31.12.2019), -46 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 51 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 10 in the SMI Expanded and 34 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 89 4 8 253 77 113 64 286 10 24 11 71 24 24 11 71 13 57 56 46 152 5 304 39 258 584 2'654
Limited liability company 12   1 10 6 11 2 37   3 2 13 7   2 7 16 5 4 2 22   35 3 60 58 318
Foundation 21 1   78 14 32 4 40 1 2 1 13 3 2 1 5 2 8 10 7 20 1 36 5 24 97 428
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   4       2           1     1   7     10 37
Special legal forms 2     4   5   5 1               1 1     1   4     3 27
125 5 9 364 98 162 70 373 12 29 14 100 34 26 14 86 32 72 70 55 196 6 387 48 343 761 3'491

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3354 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'491 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 37     3 4       1 1   7     1   4 5 4 1         7 20 95
Basel 13 1 1 21 78 134 8 94   1 6 4 3   1 4 5 14 10 2 8 1 97 9 13 75 603
Bern 8     286 4 6 20 2 2 2 3 17 1 13 1 8 2 31 6 3 2 2 14 3 11 33 480
Lancy       5   4 6 204       2 12         3   1 3   60 3 5 9 317
Lausanne       18   1 31 41     1 1 12     2   1 2   9   192 30 5 5 351
Lugano       2       1       1 1 6             168 1 2   8 6 196
Luzern 2     2   2           21   1 5                   5 1 39
St. Gallen 6 2 7 1 1 1 1 4   9 1   1     49 2   1 18 1   3 2 4 13 127
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   1   117 9 158
Zürich 58 2 1 25 11 14 4 25 9 15 3 37 4 3 4 22 14 18 45 28 4 2 18 1 168 590 1'125
125 5 9 364 98 162 70 373 12 29 14 100 34 26 14 86 32 72 70 55 196 6 387 48 343 761 3'491

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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
ACM Biosciences AG CHE-137.061.516 Basel 16.09.2020 First auditor Basel
AirPlus International AG CHE-110.064.798 Kloten 16.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Nord-Lock AG CHE-106.330.206 Eschenbach (SG) 16.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
ASSA ABLOY (Schweiz) AG CHE-105.972.537 Richterswil 10.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Porsche Design Timepieces AG CHE-193.639.265 Solothurn 10.09.2020 Auditor switch 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
Ritom SA CHE-353.334.501 Quinto 15.09.2020 Auditor switch Lugano
Lémanis SA CHE-148.659.600 Genève 11.09.2020 Auditor switch Lancy
BRG Polymer Holding GmbH CHE-304.666.636 Glarus 10.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
REGIONALPS SA CHE-110.214.661 Martigny 09.09.2020 Auditor switch Bern
ELSIBE GmbH CHE-113.833.725 Weinfelden 08.09.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen