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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 company
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 (registered with FAOA) 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 255  (23.09 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.3 years (max.: 27.6 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'889 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Details 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 company 492 2 20 443 166 110 116 177 32 39 41 350 21 73 89 117 15 309 96 47 121 66 205 66 224 732 4'169
Limited liability company 21   1 20 8 9 6 14 2 4 4 15 3   6 9 1 15 4   8   6 13 14 52 235
Foundation 116 1 9 132 33 59 12 26 9 9 16 78 2 14 22 34 2 87 14 11 30 13 55 16 18 247 1'065
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   10 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 78 232
Association 17     27 5 11 1 2 1 1   9       6   9   1 2   7   3 44 146
Special legal forms 1     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4 1 5     5 42
675 4 31 659 218 193 144 226 46 61 61 479 27 89 118 169 18 435 116 69 168 82 285 96 262 1'158 5'889

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 1953 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'889 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 417     15 22 10     1     15   1   2   25 5 3 1 1 2   15 63 598
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     68     5   86
Baden 104     6 3 3           4     1 2   4 4           5 13 149
Basel 7     6 58 113       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 2   3 11 226
Bern 17     269 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 2   2 1 5 4 9 1 1 7 6 5 32 411
Biel/Bienne       73 1 4   3     2   1         3             1 7 95
Burgdorf 3     66     1                     3               3 76
Chur                   32           2       1           1 36
Delémont       3             4   2                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 10 22     11   5         1 1   1   207 9 2   272
Frauenfeld                               1       6         1 2 10
Glarus     1 3         32             12     1             16 65
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   75     1   1   1 5 111
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 13     1   2     3 1           6   1 32     1     3 20 83
Lamone             3 4   1                     148   1   2 5 164
Langenthal       73                           4             1   78
Laufen         17                         11                 28
Liestal 6       89 30         2     3       7 1           2 9 149
Luzern 17     13 3 1       7   297   21 23 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 37 35 477
Olten 7     7 1   1       1 1           49             1   68
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     35                               35
Sarnen 1                     4   1 60     1             2 1 70
Sion             2 2                             9 66   1 80
Solothurn 3     66 4   2         1 1         229   1 1   1   1 15 325
St. Gallen 2 1 22 2     1   1 7           106 7 1 2 35     1   2 18 208
Stans 1                     10   51 11     1       4     1 1 80
Steinhausen 6   1 5 1 1           7     1 1     2           84 8 117
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     103 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 145
Vernier             8 172       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 3 233
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 91           5           2       10 4 1 1 116
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1 1       1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   2 110 129
Zürich 47 2 3 21 15 23 2 20 5 6 5 18 1 4 11 24 9 4 42 11 5 1 8 4 78 760 1'129
675 4 31 659 218 193 144 226 46 61 61 479 27 89 118 169 18 435 116 69 168 82 285 96 262 1'158 5'889

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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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'890

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
ewl Rechenzentrum AG CHE-165.993.709 Luzern 25.02.2020 Luzern
SoTech Campus Solothurn CHE-441.241.508 Solothurn 25.02.2020 Solothurn
BGW AG CHE-112.663.805 St. Gallen 25.02.2020 St. Gallen
Netconomy Switzerland GmbH CHE-470.391.110 Zürich 24.02.2020 Zürich
Maréchaux électricité S.A. CHE-107.989.715 Crissier 24.02.2020 Epalinges
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
Meichtry & Widmer, Dipl. Ing. ETH/SIA AG CHE-101.839.017 Zürich 25.02.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Meichtry & Widmer Bauingenieure AG Zug CHE-108.814.509 Zug 25.02.2020 Auditor switch Steinhausen
HCAP Servizi Sagl CHE-432.616.213 Quinto 25.02.2020 Auditor switch Lamone
Meerstetter Engineering GmbH CHE-106.656.174 Rubigen 24.02.2020 Auditor switch Solothurn
Gerüstbau Tscharner AG CHE-396.179.930 Domat/Ems 21.02.2020 Auditor switch Chur