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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
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)
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 276  (12.51 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 32.1 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'454 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +1 (since 31.12.2019), -85 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 50 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 10 in the SMI Expanded and 33 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 87 4 8 253 78 116 70 283 9 22 8 73 23 17 11 73 13 57 55 47 149 3 305 39 260 566 2'629
Limited liability company 12     10 7 12 2 35   2 2 14 7   2 8 16 5 4 1 18   35 3 56 55 306
Foundation 20 1   76 14 33 5 41 1 2 1 13 3 2 1 4 1 8 10 7 19 1 35 6 25 93 422
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   4       2           1     1   9     10 39
Special legal forms 2     4   6   5 1               1 1     1   4     6 31
122 5 8 362 100 168 77 369 11 26 11 103 33 19 14 88 31 72 69 55 188 4 389 49 342 739 3'454

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 3'454 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 33     3 5         1   6     1   3 5 4 1         6 15 83
Basel 15 1 1 19 77 142 8 94   1 4 5 3   1 5 5 16 10 2 8 1 97 9 14 77 615
Bern 8     285 4 5 20 2 2 2 3 16 1 12 1 8 2 29 5 3 2 1 14 3 11 33 472
Lancy       5   4 9 203       2 12         3   1 3   59 3 7 10 321
Lausanne       18   1 33 39     1 1 12     2   1 2   9   196 31 6 4 356
Lugano       1       1       1 1               160   1   7 6 178
Luzern 2     2   1           22   1 5                   4 1 38
St. Gallen 6 2 7 1 2 1 1 4   8 1   1     48 2   1 19 1   3 2 4 12 126
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   2   115 9 157
Zürich 57 2   27 12 14 6 24 9 13 2 40 3 3 4 24 14 18 45 27 4 2 17 1 168 572 1'108
122 5 8 362 100 168 77 369 11 26 11 103 33 19 14 88 31 72 69 55 188 4 389 49 342 739 3'454

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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
Alco SA CHE-198.535.466 Chavannes-près-Renens 11.01.2021 First auditor Lausanne
Stiftung Constanter CHE-177.334.956 Zug 11.01.2021 First auditor Zürich
Swarovski Optik Leitungsgesellschaft AG CHE-390.075.930 Männedorf 11.01.2021 First auditor Zürich
Hitachi ABB Power Grids AG CHE-339.599.331 Zürich 08.01.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
sensortec AG CHE-110.126.181 Ins 07.01.2021 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
Anixter (Switzerland) Sàrl CHE-106.026.398 Montreux 14.01.2021 Auditor switch Lausanne
XY ERS Ticino Sagl in liquidazione CHE-398.275.220 Chiasso 14.01.2021 Opting-out Lugano
Ammann Patentanwälte AG CHE-107.813.097 Bern 12.01.2021 Opting-out Bern
zb Zentralbahn AG CHE-105.943.754 Stansstad 11.01.2021 Auditor switch Bern
Shell Trading Switzerland AG CHE-112.309.924 Baar 08.01.2021 Opting-out Zug