EY Switzerland sees stronger growth

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EY Switzerland increased its total revenue in the financial year 2015/16 by a solid 8.7% to CHF 661.2 million. Our advisory services, mainly for the financial industry, were the main driver of this growth.


EY - Marcel Stalder

“All service lines of EY Switzerland grew in the financial year 2015/2016. We are particularly proud of the growth in our advisory services, where we increased revenue by 21.7%.”

— Marcel Stalder, CEO EY Switzerland

Gross revenue by service line (CHF m)*

  FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 Growth FY16
Audit and Assurance Services 269.4 266.1 261.1 265.9 +1.8%
Tax and Legal Services 166.2 162.4 173.8 184.4 +6.1%
Advisory Services 133.1 145.4 173.3 210.8 +21.7%
Total 568.7 573.8 608.2 661.2 +8.7%

Our financial year (FY) starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June
*All amounts stated have been rounded individually, which may give rise to minor discrepancies when these amounts are aggregated


EY - Marcel Stalder

“The advisory and auditing business for the financial industry has shown strong momentum in recent years. Since I took up my position, we have launched various measures to replicate our success in the financial industry in other sectors of the economy.”

— Marcel Stalder, CEO EY Switzerland

Gross revenue by client sector (CHF m)*

  FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 Growth FY16
Financial Services Clients 227 246 268 304 +13.4%
Corporate Clients 341 327 340 357 +5.0%
Total 568 573 608 661 +8.7%

Our financial year (FY) starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June
*All amounts stated have been rounded individually, which may give rise to minor discrepancies when these amounts are aggregated


EY - Bruno Chiomento

“The core competency of EY Switzerland is the knowledge of our employees. In the financial year 2015/16, our employees invested an average of almost 70 hours in their training. We are pleased to have created 202 new jobs in the last financial year, thereby meeting our responsibility toward society.”

— Bruno Chiomento, Chairman of the Board EY Switzerland

Employees Switzerland

  FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 Growth FY16
Employees 2,085 2,240 2,425 2,627 +8.3%
Full-time equivalents* 1,957 2,095 2,286 2,456 +7.4%
Learning hours per employee* 50.5 54.8 57.4 69.5 +21.1%

Our financial year (FY) starts on 1 July and ends on 30 June
*All amounts stated have been rounded individually, which may give rise to minor discrepancies when these amounts
are aggregated


EY - Bruno Chiomento

“With our 11 locations in Switzerland and Lichtenstein, we offer our clients tailor-made regional services that we can supplement at any time with additional skills from other locations.”

— Bruno Chiomento, Chairman of the Board EY Switzerland

Offices EY Switzerland*

Location Number of employees
Aarau 28
Basel (headquarters) 176
Berne 240
Geneva 409
Lausanne 101
Lucerne 20
Lugano 49
St. Gallen 53
Vaduz 9
Zug 53
Zurich 1,489
Total 2,627

*As of the end of financial year 2015/16 (30.06.2016)