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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
Website https://www.bdo.ch
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
LMK Revisions AG (CHE-102.604.764), per 12.07.2021
Fidirevisa SA (CHE-105.752.734), per 17.12.2015
BDO Sofirom SA (CHE-106.015.064), per 09.07.2013
Wyss + Partner Treuhand AG (CHE-106.214.899), per 29.06.2021
Dr. Suter Treuhand AG (CHE-106.926.617), per 06.05.2010
Jörg Moser AG (CHE-108.766.997), per 03.06.2022
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 SA (CHE-213.009.885) in Monthey (VS)
BDO Visura (CHE-325.058.313) in Nyon (VD)
BDO Visura (ADM-212.658.265) in Oensingen (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-303.222.254) in Olten (SO)
BDO Visura (ADM-278.574.216) 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 257  (23.79 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.1 years (max.: 29.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'114 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +12 (since 31.12.2021), +117 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 20 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 13 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 526 2 12 491 154 98 116 182 24 35 39 334 19 71 86 107 18 306 110 43 128 58 218 75 247 797 4'296
Limited liability company 24     23 9 11 7 12 3 4 2 15 3 1 4 14 1 22 5 3 5 1 6 12 18 66 271
Foundation 120   11 130 36 62 11 26 10 11 13 79 3 14 21 36 3 85 14 12 29 14 56 16 25 260 1'097
Cooperative 29 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   23 1 1 1     9 4 5 3 2 7 2 3 80 231
Association 21     34 9 12 1 4 1 2   14       5   13   1 2   8 1 6 44 178
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 1 2   2       3   4   1 4   5     4 41
722 3 24 717 214 187 145 231 39 60 54 467 26 87 112 165 22 439 133 65 171 75 300 106 299 1'251 6'114

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2221 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'114 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 448     18 15 11     1 1 1 20   1   2   27 8 4   2 2   16 73 650
Affoltern am Albis 7                                               1 15 23
Altdorf (UR) 1                     1   1         9     59     4   75
Baden 106     10   3           5     1     3 2       1   3 18 152
Basel 6     6 58 113       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   5 11 225
Bern 18     295 2 3 20 4 1 7 1 12 4 1   1 1 7 5 5 1 1 8 8 9 34 448
Biel/Bienne 4     76 1 3   3     2   2         4               8 103
Burgdorf 2     62     1         1           4               2 72
Chur                   31           1       3             35
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 8 16     11 1 4         1 1       210 7 4   266
Frauenfeld                               1       10         1 3 15
Glarus     1 1         29             11     3             11 56
Grenchen       24   1                 1     76     1   1   1 9 114
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 12   2 1   2   1 3 1           8     40           3 16 89
Lamone       1     1 4   1   1   2             155   1   1 4 171
Langenthal       91                           2                 93
Laufen         16                         15                 31
Liestal 7     2 94 30         2     2       8 1       1   2 8 157
Luzern 12     12 3         7   271   19 23 5   1 6   2 3 1 4 42 33 444
Monthey                                             1 1     2
Olten 10     8 1   1       1 1           55             3   80
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen 1                     5   1 54                       61
Sion               1                             2 77     80
Solothurn 6     65 3   2         3 1   1 1   219     1   1   2 15 320
St. Gallen 4 1 16 2         1 2           104 8   2 32     1   4 18 195
Stans 2     2               6 1 51 9 1           4     1 1 78
Steinhausen 6   1 8 1 1       1 1 12 1   1 1     2   1       96 13 146
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     100   4 5     2   1     1   6 4 144
Vernier       1 1   6 187         7         1     2   41 2 6 8 262
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     103 3         3                   17 3 2 6 139
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     2     1 2 1   2 2     2 1 1 128 149
Zürich 51 2 1 24 17 19 2 11 1 8 5 22 1 5 14 26 12 6 50 8 5 1 8 3 86 811 1'199
722 3 24 717 214 187 145 231 39 60 54 467 26 87 112 165 22 439 133 65 171 75 300 106 299 1'251 6'114

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, Monthey, Olten, Porrentruy, Porrentruy, Sarnen, Sion, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Stans, Steinhausen, Sursee, Vernier, Villars-sur-Glâne, Wetzikon (ZH), Zürich.

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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 6'115

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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
Apoteca Piz Ot AG CHE-288.991.774 Samedan 27.06.2022 First auditor Zürich
CP de la Bergère-Hôtel SA CHE-109.681.234 Genève 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Vernier
Gemsstock AG CHE-323.869.134 Luzern 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Verein Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening CHE-360.944.857 Zermatt 24.06.2022 First auditor Bern
EARTH MARKET SA CHE-490.468.069 Genève 23.06.2022 First auditor Vernier
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
Carrosserie-Location Ottet Sàrl CHE-101.510.474 Belfaux 27.06.2022 Opting-out Villars-sur-Glâne
Cashless Nation AG CHE-112.443.362 Zug 27.06.2022 Opting-out Lachen
LNI Swissgas SA CHE-112.462.804 Versoix 27.06.2022 Opting-out Zürich
Wohnbaugenossenschaft Lingenberg CHE-115.046.520 Büsserach 27.06.2022 Auditor switch Laufen
ARCO Real Estate Properties SA CHE-428.066.953 Vevey 24.06.2022 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne