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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)
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
RAB 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 249  (23.70 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.5 years (max.: 28 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'901 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +68 (since 31.12.2019), +147 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 16 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 9 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 497 2 18 451 161 109 106 177 28 36 40 355 20 74 91 113 16 305 97 47 120 65 204 69 221 739 4'161
Limited liability company 22     22 9 9 6 11 2 4 4 16 4   7 9 1 16 4 1 8   6 13 13 52 239
Foundation 116 1 9 133 34 62 12 26 9 10 14 78 2 14 22 36 2 85 15 11 29 15 57 15 20 248 1'075
Cooperative 29 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 77 232
Association 19     28 5 12 1 3 1 1   10       6   9     2   7   4 46 154
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     4 40
685 4 28 672 215 196 134 224 42 59 58 486 27 90 121 167 19 429 118 69 166 82 285 98 261 1'166 5'901

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2029 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'901 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 433     15 18 10     1     16   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 65 612
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     66     4   83
Baden 102     5 1 2           4     1 2   4 3           3 13 140
Basel 7     6 60 113       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   3 11 227
Bern 15     266 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 1   2 1 8 5 9 1 1 7 7 5 34 412
Biel/Bienne       71 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 94
Burgdorf 3     63     1                     3               3 73
Chur                   30           1       2             33
Delémont       2             4   2                           8
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       209 8 2   269
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 2         29             12     1             16 61
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   76     1   1   1 5 112
Herisau   1 3                 1       2     1             2 10
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           6     32     1     3 20 81
Lamone       1     3 4   1                     147   1   2 5 164
Langenthal       92                           3                 95
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 6       91 34         2     3       7 1           2 9 155
Luzern 17     12 3 1       7   293   21 24 6   1 5   5 2 1 4 36 34 472
Olten 8     7 1   1       1 1           48             2   69
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     32                               32
Sarnen 1                     3   1 62     1             2 1 71
Sion             1 2                             9 68     80
Solothurn 3     65 4   2         1 1         223   1 1   1   1 16 319
St. Gallen 1 1 21 2     1   1 7           104 7 1 2 32     1   2 18 201
Stans 1                     9   53 10     1       5     1 1 81
Steinhausen 6   1 6 1 1           8 1   1 1     1           89 9 125
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     114 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 156
Vernier       1     5 173       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 5 234
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 86           5           2       10 4 2 3 114
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2         2 116 134
Zürich 46 2 2 25 15 23 2 18 4 6 5 18 1 4 12 25 10 3 44 11 5 1 8 4 77 753 1'124
685 4 28 672 215 196 134 224 42 59 58 486 27 90 121 167 19 429 118 69 166 82 285 98 261 1'166 5'901

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
DewertOkin AG CHE-440.863.535 Stein am Rhein 06.08.2020 First auditor Zürich
Patronale Stiftung der Infonovis CHE-112.144.505 Basel 06.08.2020 Auditor switch Liestal
Dept Digital Marketing AG CHE-110.228.255 Zürich 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Helvetic Estates AG CHE-113.811.652 Muri bei Bern 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Bern
Hygolet (Schweiz) AG CHE-107.909.366 Wetzikon (ZH) 04.08.2020 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
BFS Business Fleet Swiss AG CHE-112.911.771 Emmen 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Sarnen
compliant concept AG CHE-114.898.294 Fehraltorf 03.08.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Signia Digital (Schweiz) AG CHE-307.265.222 Zürich 03.08.2020 Opting-out Zürich
comparis.ch AG CHE-106.829.753 Zürich 30.07.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Fondation de la Maison Romande de la Propreté CHE-111.682.384 Ecublens (VD) 30.07.2020 Auditor switch Epalinges