KPMG swept ANR’s Big Four annual rankings based on Thomson Reuters Worldwide Announced Advisor data.
Ernst & Young has the largest audit client list among Fortune 500 companies, according to the latest analysis by ANR and AuditAnalytics.com
The 12 largest auditors of SEC registrants (Ernst & Young/New York; PwC/New York; KPMG/New York; Deloitte/New York; Grant Thornton/Chicago; BDO USA/Chicago; McGladrey & Pullen/Minneapolis; MaloneBailey/Houston; Crowe Horwath/Oak Brook, Ill.; M&K/Houston; Marcum/Melville, N.Y. and De Joya Griffith & Co./Henderson, Nev.) audit more than half, 53.9%, of the SEC registrant clients, according to the 2012 SEC registrant auditor analysis by AuditAnalytics.com and ANR.
The Big Four firms broke the two-year “losing streak” related to the group's revenue growth rate.
The four largest accounting firms have an actual composite revenue growth rate for the group for FY11:
KPMG rode the wave of two quarterly wins to the overall top spot in ANR’s full year analysis of SEC auditor change data.