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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.: 28.2 years)

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

Change in number of audit engagements: -57 (since 31.12.2019), -50 (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 89 4 8 252 77 114 65 287 10 24 11 72 23 24 11 71 13 57 55 47 151 4 306 39 261 579 2'654
Limited liability company 12   1 10 6 12 2 35   3 2 13 7   2 7 16 5 4 2 20   35 3 57 59 313
Foundation 21 1   78 14 33 4 40 1 2 1 13 3 2 1 5 2 8 10 7 20 1 36 6 24 97 430
Cooperative 1     8 1     1       1       3             1 1 1 9 27
Association       11   1   4       2           1     1   8     10 38
Special legal forms 2     4   5   5 1               1 1     1   4     5 29
125 5 9 363 98 165 71 372 12 29 14 101 33 26 14 86 32 72 69 56 193 5 390 49 343 759 3'491

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 3356 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 78 136 8 94   1 6 4 3   1 4 5 15 10 2 8 1 97 9 13 75 606
Bern 8     285 4 6 20 2 2 2 3 17 1 13 1 8 2 30 5 3 2 2 14 3 11 33 477
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   194 31 5 4 353
Lugano       2       1       1 1 6             165   2   8 6 192
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   2   118 9 160
Zürich 58 2 1 25 11 15 5 24 9 15 3 38 3 3 4 22 14 18 45 29 4 2 18 1 167 589 1'125
125 5 9 363 98 165 71 372 12 29 14 101 33 26 14 86 32 72 69 56 193 5 390 49 343 759 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
Z Zurich Foundation CHE-101.746.568 Zürich 16.10.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
ALSO Schweiz AG CHE-106.008.242 Emmen 14.10.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
RECORDATI AG CHE-419.749.929 Baar 07.10.2020 Auditor switch Zug
Etablissements hospitaliers du Nord vaudois ("eHnv") CHE-101.888.903 Yverdon-les-Bains 06.10.2020 Auditor switch Lausanne
MiT Energie Holding AG CHE-439.660.468 Zug 06.10.2020 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
EH Global Holdings GmbH CHE-203.161.014 Zug 15.10.2020 Opting-out Zürich
EH Swiss Holdings GmbH CHE-288.279.055 Zug 15.10.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Exact Sciences International Sàrl CHE-114.732.311 Genève 15.10.2020 Auditor switch Lancy
Hologic Europe Middle East and Africa SA CHE-102.973.747 Lausanne 15.10.2020 Opting-out Lausanne
JRDL Switzerland Sagl CHE-196.347.770 Agno 15.10.2020 Opting-out Lugano