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Fact Sheet PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

Core Company Information
Company Name PricewaterhouseCoopers AG
UID CHE-106.839.438
Alternative / previous Names PricewaterhouseCoopers SA, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
Domicile Zürich
Canton ZH
Legal Form Limited corporation
Firm Inscription Date 22.06.1998
Website https://www.pwc.ch
Takeovers: Controllexpert AG (ADM-137.181.853), per 24.09.2001
Revisuisse Price Waterhouse AG (ADM-271.016.843), per 25.01.2001
Price Waterhouse AG (ADM-315.960.011), per 25.01.2001
STG-Coopers & Lybrand Consulting AG (ADM-405.109.008), per 19.03.2001
Ofor Révision Bancaire SA (CHE-100.093.893), per 30.04.2012
Willy Bühler & Co Treuhand und Revisions AG (CHE-101.271.602), per 19.07.2005
Trewi Treuhand- und Revisions-AG (CHE-103.390.270), per 19.07.2005
Ofor (CHE-103.852.431), per 22.12.2005
Frei + Kläui Treuhand AG (CHE-107.159.412), per 19.07.2005
FAOA Information
FAOA ID 500003
RAB Permission state-regulated audit firm
FAOA License active (since 28.11.2007)
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (13) PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-251.833.951) in Aarau (AG)   [+]
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-393.441.652) in Basel (BS)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-308.775.052) in Bern (BE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-421.817.078) in Chur (GR)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-390.062.005) in Genève (GE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-478.378.975) in Lugano (TI)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-434.873.063) in Luzern (LU)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-346.954.590) in Münchenstein (BL)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-291.782.389) in Neuchâtel (NE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-497.306.752) in Pully (VD)
PricewaterhouseCoopers SA (CHE-140.989.034) in Sion (VS)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-364.598.872) in St. Gallen (SG)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-289.904.602) in Thun (BE)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-151.657.932) in Winterthur (ZH)
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (CHE-254.525.813) in Zug (ZG)
Membership in Associations EXPERTsuisse
Number of auditors with permission 312  (17.21 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11.7 years (max.: 35.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'368 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -5 (since 31.12.2023), -145 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 84 (thereof 5 in the SMI, 10 in the SMI Expanded and 53 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 153 3 32 304 127 168 71 366 21 64 34 174 94 17 8 271 36 44 98 78 130 5 265 61 257 940 3'821
Limited liability company 10   1 16 15 14 4 49 1 8   42 11 1 2 14 17 9 9 7 11   34 2 69 90 436
Foundation 32 2 7 76 27 106 4 105 3 13   43 28 10 3 54 14 6 6 7 16 4 61 7 31 229 894
Cooperative 3     9 1 4   1 1 1   3 2     7 1 1         1     14 49
Association 3   1 11 2 9   12   3   7       5   1 1   2   7     32 96
Branch office of a foreign company                               1                     1
Special legal forms 3 1   6 1 5 2 11 2 3   3   2 1 1 1   1 2 1 1 9 1 2 12 71
204 6 41 422 173 306 81 544 28 92 34 272 135 30 14 353 69 61 115 94 160 10 377 71 359 1'317 5'368

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 5044 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'368 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 54     2 5 6   1               3   9 1   1   1   2 14 99
Basel 48     29 142 259 4 6 3 4 6 10 14 1 1 5 13 9 6 1 3   2 1 19 56 642
Bern 7     277 6 5 7 1 3 2 1 20 3     4   16 4 1     7 3 5 31 403
Chur                 1 46           4             1       52
Genève 1     6 1 2 12 459     1 5 14     2   1 3 2 2   91 8 12 15 637
Lugano 2   1     3   3   1   5       2 1   4   135       3   160
Luzern 11     19   1 1 1 1     162 1 21 8 3 2 5 9   1 3 2 2 23 16 292
Neuchâtel       14 1   11 8     21   90     1   1     1 1 15 1 2 4 171
Pully 1     3   5 34 36     1 3 8       1   3   1   235 9 3 7 350
Sion       1     1 1   1                         2 43     49
St. Gallen 2 6 34 4   4   1 6 28   4 3     287 5 1 2 60 1   2   8 50 508
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     5   1 1         1     1 2 12   5 17     1   5 86 138
Zug 10     1 1 1   1 2     7       3 3   10     1     96 10 146
Zürich 67   6 60 17 19 10 26 12 10 4 55 2 8 4 37 32 19 68 13 15 5 18 4 181 1'028 1'720
204 6 41 422 173 306 81 544 28 92 34 272 135 30 14 353 69 61 115 94 160 10 377 71 359 1'317 5'368

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'373

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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
ACE Services AG CHE-227.875.794 Zürich 24.05.2024 First auditor Zürich
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Rumine-Lucinge C. S.A. CHE-100.275.388 Lausanne 21.05.2024 Auditor switch Genève
BKW AEK Contracting AG CHE-375.316.517 Solothurn 17.05.2024 Auditor switch 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
Flachglas (Schweiz) AG CHE-102.521.598 Wikon 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Luzern
Flachglas Wikon AG CHE-105.441.820 Wikon 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Luzern
Credit Suisse Investment Partners (Schweiz) AG CHE-113.939.878 Freienbach 23.05.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
CS LP Holding AG CHE-102.125.794 Zug 23.05.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Awindo Holding AG CHE-300.492.797 Zug 22.05.2024 Auditor switch Luzern