PwC has improved its commend of FTSE 100 audit clients increasing its share
of the top flight to 41 in the second quarter of this year.
According to the Hemscott adviser rankings PwC remains the biggest auditor
among blue chips, though overall KPMG has improved its position among to
maintain the firm’s lead in having the most audit clients among listed
In the FTSE 100 PwC has 41 clients, while KPMG has 24, Deloitte 20 and Ernst
& Young 17. BDO remains the only non Big Four firm with a FTSE 100 client.
Overall KPMG now has 391 listed audit clients in the UK, well ahead of PwC on
Outside the Big Four Grant Thornton has the largest number of listed audit
clients with 271, falling slightly from 271. However, Grant Thornton is the
biggest auditor on the AIM market with 186 clients, ahead of Deloitte on 152.
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