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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 351  (17.17 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.7 years (max.: 32.4 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'027 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -324 (since 31.12.2020), -377 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 92 (thereof 9 in the SMI, 8 in the SMI Expanded and 63 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 160 6 37 367 149 196 85 400 15 71 29 188 112 23 8 276 45 50 96 81 139 4 324 78 288 1'009 4'236
Limited liability company 12   1 18 18 13 4 48 1 8   42 11 1 2 15 19 11 6 6 14   30   66 112 458
Foundation 31 1 9 84 28 139 7 118 2 21   53 34 12 3 63 14 8 6 6 17 4 69 11 29 275 1'044
Cooperative 10     19 3 5 2 5 1 6 1 7 3     12 2 4 2 4 8 1 8 12   14 129
Association 1     13 2 10   10   2   6       7   3 1   1   13     30 99
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1   5   2 2 10 2 3 1 3   2   1 1   1 2 1 1 8 2 2 9 59
214 8 47 506 200 365 100 592 21 111 31 299 160 38 13 375 81 76 112 99 180 10 452 103 385 1'449 6'027

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4723 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'027 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 55     4 4 7 1 1       1       1   9     1   1 2 4 18 109
Basel 47     27 164 309 6 5 3 3 7 15 14 1 1 5 14 11 2 1 3 2 2 2 22 60 726
Bern 9     355 6 7 10 3     1 25 3 1   4   19   2     5 6 5 29 490
Chur       1         1 65           5             1       73
Genève 1     8 1 2 13 500     2 3 15   2 1   1 1 2 2   109 11 16 27 717
Lugano 1   1     3   2   1   4       2 1   3   156       4   178
Luzern 12     14 6 2 1 1       196 1 25 6 4 3 4 13   2 4 1 2 20 15 332
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       28 2   9 10     15   119     1   3     1   17 1 2 5 213
Pully 3     6   4 39 39     2 2 5       2 3 2 1 1   292 22 6 5 434
Sion       1     2 1                             3 53     60
St. Gallen 6 7 40 5   3   2 6 32   4 1     309 5   4 68 1   1   12 57 563
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 1     1 1 2 1                 3 15   4 15     1   5 94 143
Zug 8         1 1 1 2     6         4 4 11           111 17 166
Zürich 71 1 6 54 16 23 17 27 9 10 4 43 2 11 4 40 37 22 72 10 13 4 19 4 178 1'122 1'819
214 8 47 506 200 365 100 592 21 111 31 299 160 38 13 375 81 76 112 99 180 10 452 103 385 1'449 6'027

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

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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
Hygienis SA CHE-111.471.539 Carouge (GE) 26.07.2021 Auditor switch Bern
Kubo Tech AG CHE-107.979.579 Illnau-Effretikon 26.07.2021 Auditor switch Winterthur
Picsou Management AG CHE-109.603.576 Bern 23.07.2021 Auditor switch Bern
S.W.I.F.T. Switzerland GmbH CHE-101.935.833 Zürich 22.07.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
SGS Analytics Switzerland AG CHE-109.421.986 Birsfelden 21.07.2021 Auditor switch Genève
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
Raiffeisenbank Untersee-Rhein Genossenschaft CHE-105.776.433 Eschenz 28.07.2021 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Banque Raiffeisen Entremont société coopérative CHE-107.005.453 Val de Bagnes 27.07.2021 Auditor switch Genève
BVG-Stiftung der Hüppi-Unternehmungen CHE-109.723.884 Winterthur 27.07.2021 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Raiffeisenbank rechter Zürichsee Genossenschaft CHE-106.957.807 Männedorf 27.07.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Spitalverbund Appenzell Ausserrhoden CHE-108.912.862 Herisau 27.07.2021 Auditor switch St. Gallen