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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
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  (17.17 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 11.7 years (max.: 35.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'356 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -17 (since 31.12.2023), -153 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 84 (thereof 5 in the SMI, 11 in the SMI Expanded and 52 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 33 303 127 167 71 367 21 61 34 173 92 17 8 272 36 46 96 78 130 5 263 61 253 940 3'810
Limited liability company 10   1 16 15 14 4 48 1 8   43 11 1 2 14 16 9 9 7 11   34 2 70 88 434
Foundation 31 2 7 76 26 107 4 105 3 13   43 28 10 3 53 14 6 6 7 16 4 61 7 31 229 892
Cooperative 3     9 1 4   1 1 1   3 2     7 1 2         1     14 50
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   5 1 5 2 12 2 3   3   2 1 1 1   1 2 1 1 9 1 2 14 73
203 6 42 420 172 306 81 545 28 89 34 272 133 30 14 353 68 64 113 94 160 10 375 71 356 1'317 5'356

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 5061 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'356 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 7 3 4 6 10 14 1 1 5 13 9 6 1 3   2 1 19 56 643
Bern 7     279 6 5 7 1 3 2 1 20 2     4   19 4 1     7 3 5 32 408
Chur                 1 43           3             1       48
Genève 1     6 1 1 12 459     1 6 14     2   1 3 2 2   91 8 13 15 638
Lugano 2   1     3   3   1   5       2 1   4   135       3   160
Luzern 11     19   1 1 1 1     161 1 21 8 3 2 5 9   1 3 2 2 23 15 290
Neuchâtel       14 1   11 8     21   89     1   1     1 1 16 1 2 4 171
Pully 1     3   5 34 36     1 3 8       1   3   1   232 9 3 7 347
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     4   1 1         1     1 2 12   5 17     1   5 85 136
Zug 10     1 1 1   1 2     7       3 3   10     1     93 11 144
Zürich 66   7 57 16 20 10 26 12 10 4 55 2 8 4 38 31 19 66 13 15 5 18 4 180 1'028 1'714
203 6 42 420 172 306 81 545 28 89 34 272 133 30 14 353 68 64 113 94 160 10 375 71 356 1'317 5'356

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'361

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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
BBA INNOVA AG CHE-112.329.329 Strengelbach 13.06.2024 Auditor switch Basel
ONLY Stores Switzerland AG CHE-114.509.871 St. Gallen 13.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Healthspan I GP SA CHE-453.638.545 Lausanne 12.06.2024 First auditor Pully
Buchzentrum AG (BZ) CHE-109.277.637 Hägendorf 11.06.2024 Auditor switch Bern
Crossbridge SA CHE-177.726.670 Genève 10.06.2024 First auditor Basel
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
Credit Suisse Asset Management & Investor Services (Schweiz) Holding AG CHE-177.517.304 Zürich 13.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Support Engadin St. Moritz AG CHE-113.613.968 St. Moritz 13.06.2024 Auditor switch Chur
ATI Concept SA CHE-103.177.747 Puidoux 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Pully
Aventicum Capital Management Holding AG CHE-187.812.644 Zürich 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Ginox SA CHE-110.055.078 Montreux 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Pully