PwC Clients (PwC 2017 Client List) 2017-09-13T11:47:07+00:00

PwC Clients

PwC’s largest clients by audit revenue are as follows:

  1. Bank of America
  2. American International Group
  3. Chase
  4. Goldman Sachs
  5. Prudential Financial
  6. IBM
  7. United Technologies
  8. Ford Motor Co
  9. Johnson & Johnson
  10. Caterpillar
  11. Dell
  12. Merck
  13. Exxon
  14. CIT Group
  15. Interpublic Group
  16. Chevron
  17. Exelon

The Oscars

One of PwC’s most prestigious clients is the Academy Awards. They have been counting ballots at the Academy Awards for 83 years.

Unfortunately, PwC made a huge mistake at the 89th Oscars in 2017, and they might lose the engagement. They are currently conducting an investigation to understand what happened.


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🌆 AIG

AIG is a large multinational insurance company. AIG has a market capitalization of $61 billion. It has arguably one of the highest audit fees in the industry due to its complexity.

As you can see in the audit fee table below that AIG was barely able to reduce their audit fee below $100 million for the 2015 audit. This is one of the most lucrative audits for PwC.

Fee Type20152014
Audit Fees$67.5 million$66.3 million
Audit Related Fees$18.9 million$19.6 million
Tax Fees$6.1 million$8.4 million
Other$2.0 million$5.9 million
Total$94.5 million$100.2 million

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🏭 ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is one of the largest oil companies in the world. It has a market cap of $367 billion. The fees incurred by PwC on Exxon were $34.4 million for the latest reportable year.

Fee Type20152014
Audit Fees$27.9million$27.3 million
Audit Related Fees$5.7 million$5.1 million
Tax Fees$0.8 million$0.8 million
Other$- million$-  million
Total$34.4 million$33.2 million

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💼 Prudential Financial

Prudential financial is one of the largest insurance companies in the world. PwC has been ratified as the independent auditors according to the latest proxy statement.

With fees of $56 million, you can see that Prudential financial is one of PwC’s largest clients.

Fee Type20152014
Audit Fees$50 million$47 million
Audit Related Fees$4 million$4 million
Tax Fees$2 million$2 million
Other$- million$-  million
Total$56 million$53 million

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💻 IBM

IBM provides information technology products and services throughout the globe. They have a market capitalization of $141 billion.

As you can see in the table below, PwC makes a pretty penny off of IBM. IBM is a little different than other clients in that their audit related fees are very high. IBM attributes this to the cost of assessing controls related to outsourcing services.

Fee Type20152014
Audit Fees$34.6 million$35 million
Audit Related Fees$35.1 million$36.4 million
Tax Fees$5.5 million$4.5 million
Other$0.4 million$0.3  million
Total$75.6 million$76.2 million

💵 Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the largest banks in the world. They have a market capitalization of $144 billion.

Bank of America paid PwC $75,700,000 in audit fees in 2016.

💵 JP Morgan Chase

Chase is one of the largest banks in the world. They have a market capitalization of $898 billion.

JP Morgan Chase paid PwC $64,000,000 in audit fees in 2016. PwC also provided audit related services worth $25 million to Chase during 2016.

💵 Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is an elite investment bank. Their market cap is almost $90 billion.

Goldman Sachs paid PwC $53,200,000 in audit fees in 2016. PwC also provided audit related services worth $8.9 million to Goldman Sachs during 2016.

🎢 Disney

Disney is one of the largest entertainment companies in the world. They have a market capitalization of $172 billion.

💳 American Express

American Express provides charge, credit card payment products and travel related services to its worldwide base of customers. American Express has a market capitalization of $61 billion.

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General Electric

General Electric is a large conglomerate that provides consumer goods and business goods. They make everything from light bulbs to airplane engines.

Historically PwC provided consulting services to General Electric, but as of 2017 PwC acquired GE’s tax department. This means that pwc will be utilizing GE’s employees to provide services to GE and other clients. 

Sinopec Group

Sinopec group is a producer of petrochemcial products in China. According to their website they had about $294 billion dollars of revenue.

Toyota Motor

 Toyota Motor is one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. They earned $226 billion dollars of revenue for the year ending March 31, 2016.

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Statistics about PwC Clients

Of the Global Fortune 500 companies, PwC has

  • 28% as Audit Clients
  • 56% as Non Audit Clients
  • 16% are not clients of PriceWaterhouse

Of the Fortune 500 companies, PwC has

  • 26% as Audit Clients
  • 58% as Non Audit Clients
  • 16% are not clients of PriceWaterhouse

FT global 500

PwC has the following percentage of the FT Global 500 as clients

  • 31% as Audit Clients
  • 58% as Non Audit Clients
  • 11% are not clients of Pwc

FT Euro 500

PwC has the following percentage of the FT Global 500 as clients

  • 33% as Audit Clients
  • 54% as Non Audit Clients
  • 13% are not clients of Pwc

PwC has a large share of  FTSE 100 audit client as well. Visit our FTSE 100 Auditors List to learn how many FTSE 100 companies that PwC audits.

Other Clients of PwC

Assurance Services

Avios is a part of one of the largest international airlines group.

The Crown Estate is an independent commercial business in the UK. PwC developed an insight report for them.

Advisory Services

Grupo GIA is a large infrastructure company in Mexico. PwC has had several projects with them.

PwC helped Allianz France with a major transition of investment management systems.

CITIC Group Corporation is one of the biggest conglomerates in China. Its businesses include financial services, energy, engineering, real estate, etc.

Deutsche Bahn AG is one of the world’s leading passenger and logistics companies.

Per PwC’s website they provided services to 418 out of the 500 Fortune 500 companies. They also provided services to 443 out of the 500 FT Global 500.

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