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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  (12.09 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.1 years (max.: 27.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 3'482 (Ranked #3 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -64 (since 31.12.2019), -33 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 53 (thereof 4 in the SMI, 10 in the SMI Expanded and 36 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 9 255 69 114 62 283 12 24 11 76 23 28 11 70 14 54 57 48 152 7 299 42 255 584 2'650
Limited liability company 11   1 10 6 10 2 37 2 3 2 13 7   1 7 16 4 4 3 21   34 3 61 57 315
Foundation 21 1   78 17 31 5 39 1 2 1 13 3 2 1 6 2 6 10 7 19 1 37 5 24 98 430
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   3       2           1         7     10 35
Special legal forms 3     3   4   4 1               1 1     1   4     3 25
123 5 10 365 93 160 69 367 16 29 14 105 33 30 13 86 33 66 71 58 193 8 382 51 341 761 3'482

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3340 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 3'482 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 35     3 4       1 1   7         5 4 4 1         7 20 92
Basel 14 1 1 23 74 134 8 94   1 6 5 3 2 1 4 5 11 9 2 8 1 97 10 14 74 602
Bern 8     287 4 5 21 3 2 2 3 20 1 15 1 8 2 30 7 4 2 4 13 4 11 32 489
Lancy       5   4 6 200       2 12         3   1 3   60 3 5 9 313
Lausanne       18     29 40     1 1 11     2   1 2   8   187 31 2 5 338
Lugano       2       1         1 6             167 1 2   8 7 195
Luzern 2     2   2           23   1 5     1 1           5 1 43
St. Gallen 6 2 8 1 1 1 1 5   9 1   1     51 2   1 19 1   3 2 4 13 132
Zug 1     1       2   1   10   3 2 1 5   2 2 1   2   117 9 159
Zürich 57 2 1 23 10 14 4 22 13 15 3 37 4 3 4 20 14 16 45 29 3 2 18 1 168 591 1'119
123 5 10 365 93 160 69 367 16 29 14 105 33 30 13 86 33 66 71 58 193 8 382 51 341 761 3'482

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 3'490

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
JPW (Tool) AG CHE-107.165.269 Uster 02.07.2020 Zürich
GetYourLawyer AG CHE-355.507.474 Zürich 02.07.2020 Zürich
Campus SLB Sonnenhof AG CHE-442.481.452 Bern 02.07.2020 Bern
Post CH Netz AG CHE-454.907.311 Bern 02.07.2020 Bern
Post CH Kommunikation AG CHE-321.462.000 Bern 02.07.2020 Bern
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
Noble Chartering SA CHE-101.724.868 Genève 01.07.2020 Opting-out Lancy
DAVED SA, en liquidation CHE-114.594.049 Genève 30.06.2020 Opting-out Lancy
esolva ag CHE-112.357.857 Weinfelden 30.06.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
netrics AG CHE-105.017.847 Biel/Bienne 29.06.2020 Auditor switch Bern
Amer Sports SA CHE-103.945.481 Cham 29.06.2020 Auditor switch Basel