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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
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
RAB 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 343  (18.59 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10.4 years (max.: 28.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'376 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -136 (since 31.12.2019), -141 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 90 (thereof 10 in the SMI, 9 in the SMI Expanded and 66 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 176 7 38 383 159 205 92 418 15 76 27 178 117 23 9 281 44 57 109 82 149 4 325 78 303 1'046 4'401
Limited liability company 11   1 20 18 12 4 48 1 8   48 11 1 2 20 19 12 6 6 10   30 1 64 107 460
Foundation 31 1 10 86 28 141 6 124 2 22   50 36 11 3 64 15 8 6 6 17 4 72 11 32 275 1'061
Cooperative 29 1 2 31 9 5 10 7 2 9 5 23 5 1 1 36 2 15 5 15 18 2 17 17 6 23 296
Association 1     14 2 10   11   2   7       7   3 1   1   12     30 101
Branch office of a foreign company               1               1                     2
Special legal forms   1 1 7   1 3 11 1 2 1 2   2   1 1   1 1 1 1 8 1 2 6 55
248 10 52 541 216 374 115 620 21 119 33 308 169 38 15 410 81 95 128 110 196 11 464 108 407 1'487 6'376

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 4559 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'376 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 4 8 1 1       1       1   11     1   1 2 5 18 117
Basel 64     28 181 315 8 6 4 3 7 14 14 1 1 5 15 23 5   3 2 2 2 24 61 788
Bern 10   1 382 6 7 18 3     1 22 4 1   4   22   2 1   4 10 6 23 527
Chur 1     1           69           4                     75
Genève       7   2 15 521     6 5 18   2 1   1 1 2 2   120 11 13 25 752
Lugano 1   1     4   2   2   6       2 1   3   170       2   194
Luzern 16     17 5 2 1 1       212 1 26 7 4 3 4 15   2 5 1 1 27 15 365
Münchenstein           2                                         2
Neuchâtel       30 2   11 13     14   124     1 1 3     1   16 1 2 6 225
Pully 3     7   4 39 41     2 1 4       2 4 2 1 1   294 22 5 5 437
Sion       1     2 1                             3 54     61
St. Gallen 6 9 44 5   4   1 6 34   4 1     341 5   5 79     3   14 65 626
Thun       2                                             2
Winterthur 4     1 1 2 1         1       5 14   4 16     1   2 100 152
Zug 8           1 1 2     5 1       4 4 11           116 13 166
Zürich 76 1 6 56 17 24 18 29 9 11 3 37 2 10 5 42 36 23 82 10 15 4 19 5 191 1'156 1'887
248 10 52 541 216 374 115 620 21 119 33 308 169 38 15 410 81 95 128 110 196 11 464 108 407 1'487 6'376

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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
HVK Logistics Sàrl CHE-113.404.181 Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne 17.09.2020 First auditor Pully
Lundbeck (Schweiz) AG CHE-107.833.355 Opfikon 17.09.2020 Auditor switch Zug
Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital AG CHE-115.668.880 Zürich 15.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Fondation Simone et Daniel Gremaud CHE-376.378.082 Belmont-sur-Lausanne 15.09.2020 First auditor Pully
invoitix ag CHE-446.710.858 Baden 15.09.2020 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
AirPlus International AG CHE-110.064.798 Kloten 16.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Ecolab CH 6 GmbH CHE-155.282.713 Wallisellen 15.09.2020 Opting-out Basel
Platanus Immobilien AG CHE-113.173.343 Zürich 15.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Rogmel SA CHE-424.425.444 Paradiso 11.09.2020 Opting-out Lugano
ASSA ABLOY (Schweiz) AG CHE-105.972.537 Richterswil 10.09.2020 Auditor switch Zürich