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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  (23.78 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.6 years (max.: 28.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'920 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +86 (since 31.12.2019), +95 (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 498 2 22 441 160 110 108 178 28 32 41 351 23 74 90 115 16 304 94 46 121 65 204 69 227 751 4'170
Limited liability company 22   1 23 10 10 6 11 4 4 4 16 4   7 9 1 16 4 2 8   6 13 13 52 246
Foundation 115 1 9 133 33 62 12 26 9 9 14 78 2 14 22 36 2 86 16 12 28 15 56 15 21 249 1'075
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 77 231
Association 20     29 5 12 1 4 1 1   10       6   10     2   7   5 45 158
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     4 40
685 4 33 664 214 198 136 226 44 54 59 482 30 90 120 169 19 430 116 70 166 82 284 98 269 1'178 5'920

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2045 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'920 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 436     17 16 10     1   1 15   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 66 616
Affoltern am Albis 6                                               4 13 23
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     66     4   83
Baden 103     5 1 2           4     1 2   4 3           3 13 141
Basel 7     6 61 115       1   4     2     7 2   4 5 1   3 12 230
Bern 15     263 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   2 1 8 5 9 1 1 7 8 5 34 411
Biel/Bienne       71 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 94
Burgdorf 3     63     1                     3               3 73
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       2             4   2                           8
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   5         1 1       206 8 2   267
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 2         31             12     1             16 63
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   75     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           6     30     1     3 20 79
Lamone       1     2 4   1       1             147   1   2 5 164
Langenthal       85                           3                 88
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 7       91 34         2     3       7 1           2 9 156
Luzern 13     12 3 1       7   290   21 23 6   1 5   5 2 1 4 38 34 466
Olten 8     7 1   1       1 1           49             3   71
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     32                               32
Sarnen 1                     3   1 61     1             3 1 71
Sion             1 2                             9 67     79
Solothurn 3     65 4   2         1 1   1     224   1 1   1   1 16 321
St. Gallen 1 1 25 2     1   1 2           106 7 1 2 32     1   2 18 202
Stans 1                     8   52 10     1       5     1 1 79
Steinhausen 6   1 6 1 1           8 1   1 1     2           90 9 127
Sursee 11     3 2   1   2     114 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 155
Vernier       1     5 174       1 8   1     1     1   34 3 3 5 237
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 89           7           2       11 4 2 3 120
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2         2 116 134
Zürich 46 2 2 25 15 23 2 19 4 6 5 18 1 4 12 25 10 3 43 11 5 1 8 4 76 762 1'132
685 4 33 664 214 198 136 226 44 54 59 482 30 90 120 169 19 430 116 70 166 82 284 98 269 1'178 5'920

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
MFP PREFABRICATION SA CHE-110.160.746 La Tène 21.10.2020 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
Süssbach Therapien AG CHE-198.204.213 Brugg 20.10.2020 Auditor switch Baden
Lacrimosa Finanz AG CHE-101.321.631 Breitenbach 19.10.2020 Auditor switch Basel
Guyer Wärme und Wasser AG CHE-105.968.642 Zürich 16.10.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
Smile Suisse SA CHE-105.684.392 Morges 15.10.2020 Auditor switch 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
Stiftung Robatech CHE-110.410.191 Muri (AG) 21.10.2020 Opting-out Sursee
Minoru Holding AG CHE-112.419.375 Langenthal 20.10.2020 Opting-out Langenthal
Stiftung Burg Witwald CHE-207.581.869 Eptingen 20.10.2020 Opting-out Aarau
Synthena AG CHE-227.705.637 Bern 20.10.2020 Opting-out Bern
Wasserverbund Grauholz AG CHE-103.630.735 Münchenbuchsee 20.10.2020 Auditor switch Bern