Q1 2017 saw an increase in the number of SEC registrants who changed auditors compared to Q1 of last year. Overall, there were 48 new engagements this quarter, compared to 42 engagements in Q1 of 2016. Deloitte was at the top for the second year in a row with 13 new gains and 4 losses, for a net of 9 new clients.
This article includes a comprehensive view of the gains and losses of the major global and national firms. It also provides data on Q1 of 2017, including the client wins and losses of large accelerated filers, top net gainers, and the top three net gains and losses of smaller reporting companies.