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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
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 238  (25.37 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.8 years (max.: 29.1 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'038 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +71 (since 31.12.2020), +115 (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 515 2 14 478 161 99 115 183 25 33 38 337 19 73 88 108 18 302 97 44 126 62 204 71 244 776 4'232
Limited liability company 27   1 25 8 11 6 11 3 4 3 18 3 1 5 9   22 4 3 7 1 7 12 12 63 266
Foundation 117 1 9 137 36 65 11 24 9 9 14 79 3 14 21 36 3 86 13 12 30 14 55 16 25 259 1'098
Cooperative 28 1 1 33 5 3 9 1   6   25 1 1 1     10 3 8 3 2 7 1 3 79 231
Association 21     32 8 10 1 4 1 1   12       5   11     2   8   6 45 167
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 7 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   4   1 4 44
710 4 25 709 219 189 143 230 40 55 55 473 26 89 115 161 21 436 117 68 172 79 285 100 291 1'226 6'038

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2147 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'038 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 446     17 15 11     1   1 15   1   2   28 5 3 1 2 2   13 65 628
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       4 15 26
Altdorf (UR) 1                         1         8     63     4   77
Baden 104     9 1 3           4     1 1   3 3       1   3 16 149
Basel 7     6 58 112       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   4 12 225
Bern 16     286 1 3 20 2 1 6 1 13 4 1   1 1 7 5 7 1 1 8 7 5 35 432
Biel/Bienne 4     75 1 3   3     2   1         4               8 101
Burgdorf 2     64     1         1           3               3 74
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       207 8 2   267
Frauenfeld                               1       10         1 2 14
Glarus     1 1         30             12     2             12 58
Grenchen       22   1                 1     79     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2                   2 10
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           4     29           4 15 72
Lamone       1     1 4   2   1   2             156   1   2 4 174
Langenthal       92                           3                 95
Laufen         16                         15                 31
Liestal 7       99 29         2     3       8 1       1   2 9 161
Luzern 13     13 3 1       7   284   19 22 5   1 5   2 3 1 4 38 34 455
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           50             4   74
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     27                               27
Sarnen                       4   1 56     1             1 1 64
Sion               1                             2 71     74
Solothurn 5     66 4   2         4 1   1 1   215     1   1   2 16 319
St. Gallen 2 1 18 2     1   1 2           102 8   2 33     1   3 19 195
Stans 2     4               7 1 52 10 1   1       4     1 1 84
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1   1     1 11 1   1 2     2 1 1       94 14 147
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     102   4 5     2   1     1   5 3 143
Vernier       1     6 177         8         1         37 3 5 4 242
Villars-sur-Glâne       1     99 1         3   1       2       12 3 2 5 129
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 120 140
Zürich 50 2 1 27 16 22 2 18 1 6 5 20 1 5 14 24 11 6 48 8 5 1 7 4 88 805 1'197
710 4 25 709 219 189 143 230 40 55 55 473 26 89 115 161 21 436 117 68 172 79 285 100 291 1'226 6'038

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
BioScience Medical SA CHE-166.782.983 Rossemaison 24.09.2021 First auditor Steinhausen
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY PERSONNEL CONSULTING SA CHE-114.905.221 Genève 23.09.2021 First auditor Vernier
Maison de retraite du Petit-Saconnex CHE-108.905.572 Genève 20.09.2021 First auditor Vernier
SP Trustees GmbH CHE-114.263.109 Zürich 17.09.2021 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
swisspartners Marcuard Heritage AG CHE-108.674.450 Zürich 17.09.2021 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
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
Udo Bär & Partner AG CHE-101.631.712 Baar 22.09.2021 Auditor switch Basel
Templum Immobilien AG CHE-113.625.575 Zollikon 20.09.2021 Opting-out Liestal
Heinrich Käch AG CHE-105.744.195 Dornach 17.09.2021 Auditor switch Olten
Bieler Metallbau AG CHE-102.280.845 Aarwangen 15.09.2021 Auditor switch Langenthal
Hotel International Oerlikon AG in Liquidation CHE-240.073.147 Zürich 14.09.2021 Discontinued Luzern