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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 281  (12.68 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.7 years (max.: 33.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'562 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +3 (since 31.12.2021), -15 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 54 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 11 in the SMI Expanded and 30 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 82 5 6 232 80 112 75 285 8 17 8 70 19 18 9 77 16 50 47 56 132 3 302 43 244 525 2'521
Limited liability company 14     9 6 16 3 38   2 1 10 7   2 7 17 6 6 2 12   37 2 60 55 312
Foundation 16 1   72 16 33 5 35 1 2 1 7 3 1   8   6 10 8 20 1 36 5 21 96 404
Cooperative 24 1 2 26 8 2 10 5 1 8 5 17 2 1 1 33 1 13 4 14 17 2 15 17 7 20 256
Association       11   1   4       2                 1   9     10 38
Special legal forms 1     4 1 5 1 4 1 1       1             1   4     7 31
137 7 8 354 111 169 94 371 11 30 15 106 31 21 12 125 34 75 67 80 183 6 403 67 332 713 3'562

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3443 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'562 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 26     2 4 1       1   1     1   4 5             2 4 51
Basel 41 2 4 32 91 139 19 98 1 8 9 24 5 2 1 41 5 23 14 16 23 3 112 28 26 73 840
Bern 8     270 5 6 25   1 2 2 15 3 13 1 9 2 29 4 4 2 1 12 2 6 36 458
Lancy       3   4 10 204       2 9       1 3         56 3 8 15 318
Lausanne       16   1 32 41     1   11     1         9   203 28 6 6 355
Lugano                       1 1               144   1   2 4 153
Luzern 2     2   2           15     4                   2   27
St. Gallen 7 2 4 1 2 1 1 3   7 1   1     51 2   1 18 1   4 2 3 13 125
Zug 1     1 1     1   1   7   2     5   2 2 1       101 8 133
Zürich 52 3   27 8 15 7 24 9 11 2 41 1 4 5 23 15 15 46 40 3 2 15 4 176 554 1'102
137 7 8 354 111 169 94 371 11 30 15 106 31 21 12 125 34 75 67 80 183 6 403 67 332 713 3'562

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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
Hug Bäckerei AG CHE-453.357.388 Luzern 26.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
BHL Béton SA CHE-109.593.535 Sion 22.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
PRAZ SA CHE-109.494.382 Sierre 22.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
VFS Global AG CHE-421.643.223 Zürich 22.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
VFS Global Investments AG CHE-108.270.561 Zürich 22.09.2022 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
Dr. F.A. Schenker-Fonds CHE-110.255.387 Zürich 27.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Alfred Müller AG CHE-105.743.675 Baar 26.09.2022 Auditor switch Zug
Alfred Müller Stiftung CHE-425.509.799 Baar 26.09.2022 Auditor switch Zug
HomeAway Sàrl CHE-116.158.222 Genève 26.09.2022 Opting-out Lancy
A. & J. Stöckli AG CHE-107.101.200 Glarus 23.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich