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Fact Sheet PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

Core Company Information
Company Name PricewaterhouseCoopers AG
Company 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
Coopers & Lybrand, Revisa, Revisuisse AG (CHE-101.269.060)
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
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 322  (17.65 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11.1 years (max.: 33.4 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'682 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -196 (since 31.12.2021), -322 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 89 (thereof 7 in the SMI, 6 in the SMI Expanded and 59 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 156 4 34 337 139 176 72 381 15 70 27 195 106 20 9 261 41 44 101 79 132 5 301 67 265 986 4'023
Limited liability company 10   1 20 17 12 4 50 1 8   42 11 1 2 15 18 11 6 6 12   35 1 67 105 455
Foundation 30 2 7 79 25 128 5 106 3 20   52 32 12 3 58 14 6 4 6 17 4 67 9 33 251 973
Cooperative 4     14 1 5   2 1 1   7 3     8 1 1     1   2 1   13 65
Association 2     13 2 9   12   2   6       7   2 1   2   12     30 100
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms 2 1   5   3 2 11 2 3   4   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 7 2 2 11 64
204 7 42 468 184 333 83 563 22 104 27 306 152 35 14 351 75 64 113 93 165 10 424 80 367 1'396 5'682

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4847 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'682 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 59     4 5 6 1 1       1       1   10     1   1 2 2 15 109
Basel 39     26 150 280 4 5 3 5 7 12 14 1 1 4 14 10 2 2 2 2 2 2 19 57 663
Bern 7     320 6 5 10 2     1 22 3 1   4   15   2     6 2 5 29 440
Chur                 1 61           5             1       68
Genève 1     8 1 1 10 475     1 3 16   2 2   1 1 2 2   101 7 14 22 670
Lugano 1   1     3   2   1   4       2 1   3   145       5   168
Luzern 11     14 1 2 1 1       201 1 25 7 4 3 5 12   1 3 2 2 19 18 333
Neuchâtel       27 1   8 12     12   111     1   1     1   16 2 2 5 199
Pully 2     5 2 5 37 38     2 4 4       3 1 2 1     271 14 4 5 400
Sion       1     1 1                             3 47     53
St. Gallen 3 7 36 6   4   2 6 28   5 1     288 5   4 61 1   1   12 55 525
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     1   2 1                 2 13   3 14     1   5 93 136
Zug 8         2   1 2     8         4   10     1     100 16 152
Zürich 72   5 55 18 23 10 23 10 9 4 46 2 8 4 38 32 21 76 11 12 4 19 2 180 1'081 1'765
204 7 42 468 184 333 83 563 22 104 27 306 152 35 14 351 75 64 113 93 165 10 424 80 367 1'396 5'682

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'688

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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
Alpha Digital SA CHE-317.814.432 La Chaux-de-Fonds 12.08.2022 First auditor Neuchâtel
Skill Solutions AG CHE-242.615.042 Zürich 12.08.2022 First auditor Zürich
Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) CHE-108.955.044 Basel 11.08.2022 Auditor switch Basel
Talenthouse AG CHE-101.252.852 Baar 11.08.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Hunziker Kalksandstein AG CHE-105.855.392 Brugg 10.08.2022 Auditor switch Aarau
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
APREMADOL - Association pour la prévention et le maintien à domicile dans l'Ouest lausannois CHE-106.071.016 Renens (VD) 12.08.2022 Auditor switch Pully
Ferrovia Monte Generoso SA CHE-105.878.039 Mendrisio 11.08.2022 Auditor switch Lugano
REDFLAG World SA CHE-413.354.567 Lausanne 10.08.2022 Opting-out Genève
Migros Online SA CHE-108.629.840 Ecublens (VD) 09.08.2022 Auditor switch Pully
Pensionskasse der Rigips AG CHE-109.745.012 Mägenwil 09.08.2022 Auditor switch Basel