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Fact Sheet BDO AG

Core Company Information
Company Name BDO AG
Company UID CHE-105.952.747
Alternative / previous Names BDO SA, BDO Ltd
BDO Visura
Visura Treuhand-Gesellschaft, Visura Société Fiduciaire, Visura Società Fiduciaria, Visura Auditing and Fiduciary Company
Domicile Zürich
Canton ZH
Legal Form Limited corporation
Firm Inscription Date 30.12.1932
Takeovers: BDO Visura International AG (CHE-101.311.259), per 29.11.2016
Continental Revision und Treuhand AG in Liquidation (CHE-102.133.983), per 11.12.2020
Fidirevisa SA (CHE-105.752.734), per 17.12.2015
BDO Sofirom SA (CHE-106.015.064), per 09.07.2013
Dr. Suter Treuhand AG (CHE-106.926.617), per 06.05.2010
FSA FIDUCIARIA SVIZZERA DEGLI ALBERGATORI DIVISIONE TICINO SA (CHE-110.366.118), per 09.07.2013
BDO Visura (Valais) SA (CHE-113.627.261), per 09.07.2013
FAOA Information
FAOA ID 500705
RAB Permission state-regulated audit firm
FAOA License active
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (35) BDO AG (CHE-345.012.024) in Aarau (AG)   [+]
BDO AG (CHE-265.966.133) in Affoltern am Albis (ZH)
BDO AG (CHE-426.842.563) in Altdorf (UR) (UR)
BDO AG (CHE-229.255.214) in Baden (AG)
BDO AG (CHE-370.772.724) in Basel (BS)
BDO AG (CHE-430.259.378) in Bern (BE)
BDO AG (CHE-305.494.906) in Biel/Bienne (BE)
BDO AG (CHE-414.946.954) in Burgdorf (BE)
BDO AG (CHE-444.757.547) in Chur (GR)
BDO Visura (CHE-313.641.055) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-383.819.803) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-208.015.259) in Delémont (JU)
BDO Visura (CHE-421.671.283) in Egerkingen (SO)
BDO SA (CHE-347.141.454) in Epalinges (VD)
BDO AG (CHE-487.865.056) in Frauenfeld (TG)
Visura Société Fiduciaire (CHE-999.000.112) in Fribourg (FR)
BDO AG (CHE-314.312.594) in Glarus (GL)
BDO AG (CHE-327.753.565) in Grenchen (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-325.977.510) in Herisau (AR)
BDO AG (CHE-367.593.836) in Kreuzlingen (TG)
BDO AG (CHE-373.972.722) in Lachen (SZ)
BDO AG (CHE-132.773.704) in Lamone (TI)
BDO AG (CHE-408.158.150) in Langenthal (BE)
BDO AG (CHE-320.101.456) in Laufen (BL)
BDO AG (CHE-147.528.510) in Liestal (BL)
BDO AG (CHE-384.263.558) in Luzern (LU)
BDO Visura (CHE-325.058.313) in Nyon (VD)
BDO Visura (ADM-278.574.216) in Olten (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-303.222.254) in Olten (SO)
BDO SA (CHE-464.088.838) in Porrentruy (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-309.054.162) in Porrentruy (JU)
BDO AG (CHE-329.959.698) in Rüte (AI)
BDO AG (CHE-135.926.789) in Sarnen (OW)
BDO AG (CHE-161.247.777) in Schaffhausen (SH)
BDO SA (CHE-278.511.546) in Sion (VS)
BDO AG (CHE-389.731.986) in Solothurn (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-386.245.531) in St. Gallen (SG)
BDO AG (CHE-457.315.785) in Stans (NW)
BDO AG (CHE-384.985.628) in Steinhausen (ZG)
BDO AG (CHE-295.361.041) in Sursee (LU)
BDO SA (CHE-398.161.059) in Vernier (GE)
BDO SA (CHE-320.207.362) in Villars-sur-Glâne (FR)
BDO AG (CHE-345.180.503) in Wetzikon (ZH) (ZH)
BDO AG (CHE-363.697.773) in Wil (SG) (SG)
BDO Visura (CHE-316.539.499) in Zürich (ZH)
Membership in Associations EXPERTsuisse
SVIR
Number of auditors with permission 256  (23.40 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.8 years (max.: 28.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'990 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +23 (since 31.12.2020), +68 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 18 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 11 in the SPI)

Details regarding the distribution of the audit engagements across legal forms and cantons are depicted in the table below.

  AG AI AR BE BL BS FR GE GL GR JU LU NE NW OW SG SH SO SZ TG TI UR VD VS ZG ZH
Limited corporation 506 2 20 462 162 103 112 182 26 33 38 343 18 74 87 109 17 300 96 47 124 63 210 74 242 752 4'202
Limited liability company 27   1 24 8 10 6 11 3 4 3 16 4 1 5 9   21 4 2 7 1 7 13 14 58 259
Foundation 117 1 9 138 34 63 10 23 9 9 14 77 2 14 21 35 2 87 13 13 30 14 55 16 24 255 1'085
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   25 1 2 1     10 3 9 3 2 7 1 3 78 234
Association 20     31 7 11 1 4 1 1   12       6   12     2   7   6 46 167
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   4   1 4 43
700 4 31 694 217 191 139 227 41 55 55 475 25 91 114 162 19 435 116 72 170 80 290 104 290 1'193 5'990

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2111 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'990 statutory audits are performed by the branch offices as indicated in the table below.

  AG AI AR BE BL BS FR GE GL GR JU LU NE NW OW SG SH SO SZ TG TI UR VD VS ZG ZH
Aarau 442     18 15 10     1   1 15   1   2   27 5 4 1 2 2   15 66 627
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       5 15 27
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         9     64     4   80
Baden 104     9 1 2           5     1 1   4 3           3 13 146
Basel 7     6 59 110       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   6 11 225
Bern 15     276 1 2 21 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   1 1 7 5 8 1 1 7 8 5 35 421
Biel/Bienne       69 1 4   3     2   1         4               8 92
Burgdorf 3     62     1                     3               3 72
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       209 8 2   269
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 2 13
Glarus     1 1         30             12     2             13 59
Grenchen       24   1                 1     77     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2                   2 10
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           5     29           3 15 72
Lamone       1     2 4   2       1             153   1   2 5 171
Langenthal       91                           3                 94
Laufen         17                         15                 32
Liestal 7       95 32         2     3       8 1       1   2 8 159
Luzern 13     14 3 1       7   290   19 22 5   1 5   3 3 1 4 39 35 465
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           51             4   75
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     28                               28
Sarnen                       2   1 56     1             3 1 64
Sion             1 2                             9 73     85
Solothurn 3     68 4   2         2 1   1     218   1 1   1   1 16 319
St. Gallen 1 1 23 2     1   1 2           103 7   2 32     1   2 19 197
Stans 2     4               8 1 54 10 1   1       4     1 1 87
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1   1       8 1   1 2     2 1 1       92 13 140
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     105   4 5     2   1     1   5 3 146
Vernier       1     6 173         7   1     1         35 3 4 4 235
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 92 1         4           2       11 4 2 3 121
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 117 137
Zürich 51 2 2 26 16 23 2 18 2 6 5 20 1 5 13 24 10 3 46 11 5 1 8 4 85 779 1'168
700 4 31 694 217 191 139 227 41 55 55 475 25 91 114 162 19 435 116 72 170 80 290 104 290 1'193 5'990

Show client list for Aarau, Affoltern am Albis, Altdorf (UR), Baden, Basel, Bern, Biel/Bienne, Burgdorf, Chur, Delémont, Epalinges, Frauenfeld, Glarus, Grenchen, Herisau, Lachen, Lamone, Langenthal, Laufen, Liestal, Luzern, Olten, Porrentruy, Porrentruy, Sarnen, Sion, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Stans, Steinhausen, Sursee, Vernier, Villars-sur-Glâne, Wetzikon (ZH), Zürich.

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Latest audit engagements
These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.
 
Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Type of switch Auditor Branch
AWV Abwasserwärmeverbund Sissach AG CHE-103.823.659 Sissach 16.06.2021 Auditor switch Liestal
Henley & Partners Agent Services AG CHE-330.027.169 Zug 15.06.2021 Auditor switch Wetzikon (ZH)
Noveras AG CHE-296.494.696 Freienbach 15.06.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Noveras Holding AG CHE-285.517.258 Freienbach 15.06.2021 First auditor Zürich
NOZAG AG CHE-101.066.404 Pfäffikon 15.06.2021 Auditor switch Wetzikon (ZH)
Discontinued audit engagements
The following audit engagements were lost recently, either to a competitor, due to auditor resignation or due to an opting out.
 
Client Name Client UID Domicile End Date Reason Auditor Branch
Forum Sumiswald AG CHE-110.615.333 Sumiswald 15.06.2021 Auditor switch Langenthal
Elevate Services AG CHE-405.645.175 Basel 08.06.2021 Auditor switch Liestal
Infel AG CHE-107.868.371 Bern 08.06.2021 Opting-out Zürich
AEK Energie AG CHE-105.967.051 Solothurn 07.06.2021 Auditor switch Solothurn
ReFru Holding GmbH CHE-489.377.201 Hendschiken 04.06.2021 Opting-out Aarau