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By The Numbers

Thursday, December 6, 2001; Page A25

Today's largest accounting firms are global businesses that offer many services besides auditing. All of the Big Five firms provide tax and management consulting advice, and most advertise other services, such as consulting on technology systems, outsourcing of financial management duties, risk management and advising on mergers.

Firm

Arthur Andersen LLP
Chicago

Deloitte & Touche LLP
Wilton, Conn.

Ernst & Young LLP
New York

KPMG LLP
New York

Pricewaterhouse
-Coopers LLP

New York

Top
clients

Enron
Merck
Freddie Mac
Utilicorp United
International Paper

General Motors
Boeing
Duke Energy
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

Wal-Mart
Verizon
SBC Communications
Hewlett-Packard
Compaq

General Electric
Citigroup
Fannie Mae
Home Depot
J.C. Penney

Exxon Mobil
Ford
IBM
AT&T
Philip Morris

2000 U.S. revenue and breakdown**

for the calendar year 2000




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