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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: 5'902 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +69 (since 31.12.2019), +149 (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 18 451 161 110 106 178 28 36 40 355 20 74 91 113 16 305 96 47 120 65 204 69 220 739 4'162
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 16 11 29 15 57 15 20 248 1'076
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 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 28 672 215 197 134 225 42 59 58 486 27 90 121 167 19 429 118 69 166 82 285 98 260 1'166 5'902

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 5'902 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 434     15 18 10     1     16   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 65 613
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     66     4   83
Baden 101     5 1 2           4     1 2   4 3           3 13 139
Basel 7     6 60 114       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   3 11 228
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           88 9 124
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 19 4 6 5 18 1 4 12 25 10 3 44 11 5 1 8 4 77 753 1'125
685 4 28 672 215 197 134 225 42 59 58 486 27 90 121 167 19 429 118 69 166 82 285 98 260 1'166 5'902

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
LOGISTA EG AG CHE-108.411.525 Spreitenbach 11.08.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
Logtrade AG CHE-112.612.771 Spreitenbach 11.08.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
AMAC Aerospace Switzerland AG CHE-113.783.062 Basel 07.08.2020 Auditor switch Basel
Karan Stiftung CHE-253.409.073 Feusisberg 07.08.2020 First auditor Zürich
RealTyme SA CHE-354.059.361 Genève 07.08.2020 First auditor 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
Genossenschaft LebensRaumConcept CHE-207.995.662 Mellingen 11.08.2020 Opting-out Aarau
HARTMANN + LÄMMLE AG CHE-107.956.584 Neuheim 10.08.2020 Auditor switch Steinhausen
Acuitas AG CHE-105.308.428 Altendorf 07.08.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Arcade AG Baden CHE-101.811.332 Baden 07.08.2020 Opting-out Baden
BFS Business Fleet Swiss AG CHE-112.911.771 Emmen 04.08.2020 Auditor switch Sarnen