Get detailed statistics about any audit firm in Switzerland. Just type the auditor name in the field below and off you go!

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
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 (12) 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  (17.09 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11.7 years (max.: 35.4 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'332 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -41 (since 31.12.2023), -123 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 86 (thereof 5 in the SMI, 11 in the SMI Expanded and 54 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 3 33 295 126 167 68 361 20 60 34 172 91 17 8 271 37 47 91 78 131 5 264 58 252 946 3'791
Limited liability company 10     16 15 14 4 49 1 8   43 11 1 2 13 16 9 9 7 11   34 2 70 86 431
Foundation 31 2 7 76 26 107 4 103 3 11   43 28 10 3 53 14 6 6 7 16 4 61 7 32 229 889
Cooperative 3     9 1 4   1 1 1   3 2     7 1 2         1     14 50
Association 3   1 11 2 10   12   3   7       5   1 1   2   7     32 97
Branch office of a foreign company                               1                     1
Special legal forms 3 1   5 1 5 2 12 2 3   3   2 1 1 1   1 2 1 1 9 1 2 14 73
206 6 41 412 171 307 78 538 27 86 34 271 132 30 14 351 69 65 108 94 161 10 376 68 356 1'321 5'332

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 5103 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

Display client list

Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'332 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   10 1   1   1   2 14 100
Basel 48     29 141 260 4 7 3 3 6 10 14 1 1 5 13 9 6 1 3   2 1 20 56 643
Bern 7     278 8 5 7 1 2 4 1 22 2     4   19 3 1     9 2 5 34 414
Chur                 1 40           3             1       45
Genève 1     6 1 1 12 455     1 6 14     2   1 3 2 2   92 6 14 15 634
Lugano 2   1     3   3   1   5       2 1   4   134       3   159
Luzern 11     16   1 1 1 1     157 1 21 8 3 2 5 8   1 3 2 2 22 15 281
Neuchâtel       13 1   11 8     21   87     1   1     1 1 16 1 2 4 168
Pully 1     3   5 34 34     1 3 8       1   3   1   231 9 3 7 344
Sion       1     1 1   1                         2 43     49
St. Gallen 2 6 33 4   4   1 6 26   4 3     284 5 1 2 60 1   2   8 48 500
Thun       1                                             1
Winterthur 1     4   1 1         1     1 2 13   5 17     1   5 86 138
Zug 10     1 1 1   1 2     7       3 3   9     1     95 11 145
Zürich 69   7 54 14 20 7 25 12 11 4 56 3 8 4 39 31 19 64 13 17 5 17 4 177 1'031 1'711
206 6 41 412 171 307 78 538 27 86 34 271 132 30 14 351 69 65 108 94 161 10 376 68 356 1'321 5'332

Show client list for Aarau, Basel, Bern, Chur, Genève, Lugano, Luzern, Neuchâtel, Pully, Sion, St. Gallen, Thun, Winterthur, Zug, Zürich.

Related audit firms

Network:

Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'337

Further connections:

Latest audit engagements
These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.
 
Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Type of switch Auditor Branch
Bully 1 (Switzerland) GmbH CHE-181.046.874 Baar 10.07.2024 Auditor switch Zug
Fredag AG CHE-103.531.205 Root 10.07.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Rapelli SA CHE-107.008.919 Stabio 10.07.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
CARITAS beider Basel CHE-105.911.151 Basel 09.07.2024 First auditor Basel
DG Rail SA CHE-396.549.760 Bussigny 09.07.2024 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
Betasfa SA CHE-104.307.484 Arbedo-Castione 11.07.2024 Auditor switch Lugano
Coloplast AG CHE-108.386.005 Risch 11.07.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Calypso Biotech SA CHE-255.501.809 Plan-les-Ouates 10.07.2024 Auditor switch Pully
United Waters International AG CHE-112.312.286 Zug 10.07.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
DHG - Real Estate Capital AG CHE-144.004.558 Wollerau 09.07.2024 Discontinued Zürich