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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 246  (24.31 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.7 years (max.: 28.5 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'981 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +14 (since 31.12.2020), +87 (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 505 2 21 461 161 110 111 181 27 33 39 347 19 74 90 111 17 307 93 47 126 64 209 71 231 752 4'209
Limited liability company 27   1 23 8 10 5 10 3 4 3 15 4 1 6 9   20 4 2 8 1 6 13 12 56 251
Foundation 117 1 9 137 33 61 10 25 9 9 14 80 2 14 22 35 2 86 15 12 29 14 56 15 24 250 1'081
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 10 3 2 7 1 3 78 233
Association 21     30 6 12 1 4 1 1   11       6   11     2   7   6 46 165
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   4   1 4 42
700 4 32 689 214 197 136 227 42 55 56 480 26 91 119 165 19 438 114 72 172 81 289 100 277 1'186 5'981

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2066 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'981 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 443     18 15 10     1   1 15   1   2   26 5 4 1 2 2   14 66 626
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       5 14 26
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     64     4   81
Baden 105     10 1 2           5     1 1   4 3           3 13 148
Basel 6     6 60 115       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   2 12 228
Bern 15     269 1 2 21 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   2 1 7 5 9 1 1 7 8 5 34 415
Biel/Bienne       69 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 92
Burgdorf 4     63     1                     3               3 74
Chur                   31           1       3             35
Delémont       2             4   3                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   3         1 1       206 8 2   265
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 2 13
Glarus     1 1         30             12     2             13 59
Grenchen       24   1                 1 1   76     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           5     28           3 17 72
Lamone       1     2 4   1       1             151   1   2 5 168
Langenthal       91                           3                 94
Laufen         17                         14                 31
Liestal 7       92 33         2     3       8 1       1   2 8 157
Luzern 13     14 3 1       7   294   20 23 5   1 5   5 3 1 4 39 34 472
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           49             4   73
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     29                               29
Sarnen 1                     3   1 59     1             3 1 69
Sion             1 2                             10 69     82
Solothurn 3     67 4   2         2 1   1     226   1 1   1   1 16 326
St. Gallen 1 1 24 2     1   1 2           104 7 1 2 32     1   2 19 200
Stans 2     4               8 1 53 10 1   1       5     1 1 87
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1           8 1   1 2     2   1       90 12 135
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     107 1 4 6     2   1     1   5 3 150
Vernier       1     5 174         7   1     1     1   36 3 4 5 238
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 90 1         4           2       11 4 2 3 119
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 117 137
Zürich 48 2 2 26 15 23 2 19 3 6 5 18 1 5 13 24 10 3 43 11 5 1 8 4 79 771 1'147
700 4 32 689 214 197 136 227 42 55 56 480 26 91 119 165 19 438 114 72 172 81 289 100 277 1'186 5'981

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
Gloor Instruments AG CHE-107.899.609 Kloten 22.02.2021 Auditor switch Wetzikon (ZH)
prophysics AG CHE-108.500.152 Kloten 19.02.2021 Auditor switch Wetzikon (ZH)
Wirtschaftskammer Schweiz-China CHE-100.823.284 Zürich 18.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Kilcher Transporte AG CHE-107.194.549 Utzenstorf 17.02.2021 Auditor switch Solothurn
Uster AG, Verwaltungen 1 CHE-102.657.683 Wädenswil 17.02.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
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
Spleiss Liegenschaften AG CHE-110.052.714 Herrliberg 24.02.2021 Opting-out Lachen
Spleiss Property AG CHE-101.144.139 Herrliberg 24.02.2021 Opting-out Lachen
Von Rohr & Associates SA CHE-108.185.926 Genève 23.02.2021 Auditor switch Vernier
PharmaZell Schweiz GmbH in Liquidation CHE-384.689.532 Liestal 22.02.2021 Opting-out Liestal
Schweizerische Verkehrs-Stiftung (SVS) CHE-110.181.317 Bern 17.02.2021 Opting-out Bern