In the first quarter of 2018 PwC has overtaken Deloitte by taking the top spot in the FTSE 250 audit rankings after adding six clients, totalling 69, while Deloitte lost the same number of clients and fell to third with 64.
The auditor rankings of the top FTSE 250 companies revealed that 241 companies are audited by the Big Four. In second place remains KPMG with 66 clients, and EY are in fourth place but lost two clients, according to latest Adviser Rankings’ guide in association with Crowe Clark Whitehill.
Further, PwC also continued to lead in the FTSE 100 table with 35 clients, while KPMG remained in second place with 24 clients, Deloitte with 23 and EY with 17. Yet in the AIM market BDO is maintaining its top spot over KPMG, with Grant Thornton in third.