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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
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 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)
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 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  (22.96 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8 years (max.: 27.5 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'855 (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 487 2 20 446 168 110 112 177 32 39 41 344 20 73 89 117 16 308 95 47 123 65 200 66 224 720 4'141
Special legal forms 1     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4 1 5     5 42
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   10 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 78 233
Limited liability company 21   1 20 8 9 6 14 2 4 3 15 3   6 10 1 15 4   10   6 13 14 51 236
Foundation 115 1 9 131 33 59 12 25 9 9 17 76 2 14 22 34 2 87 13 11 30 13 55 16 18 246 1'059
Association 17     27 5 10 1 3 1 1   9       6   8   1 2   7   3 43 144
669 4 31 662 220 192 140 226 46 61 61 471 26 89 118 170 19 433 114 69 172 81 280 96 262 1'143 5'855

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 1908 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'855 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 412     15 22 10     1     15   1   2   25 5 3 1 1 2   15 64 594
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     67     5   85
Baden 104     6 3 3           5     1 2   4 4           5 12 149
Basel 7     6 59 112       1   1     2     8 2   3 5 2   3 7 218
Bern 17     274 1 2 18 2 1 6 1 12 3 2   2 1 4 3 9 1 1 7 6 5 32 410
Biel/Bienne       70 2 4   3     2   1         3             1 7 93
Burgdorf 3     66     1                     3               3 76
Chur                   33           2       1           1 37
Delémont       3             4   2                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 10 22     11   5         1 1   1   205 9 2   270
Frauenfeld                               1       6         1 2 10
Glarus     1 3         32             12     1             16 65
Grenchen       26   1                 1 1   75     1   1   1 5 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 13     1   2     3 1           6   1 31     1     3 21 83
Lamone             3 5   1                     152   1   2 5 169
Langenthal       72                           4             1   77
Laufen         17                         11                 28
Liestal 6       89 30         2     3       7 1           2 9 149
Luzern 17     13 3 1       7   294   21 24 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 37 31 471
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                             8 66   1 79
Solothurn 3     66 4   2         1 1         228   1 1   1   1 15 324
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           83 8 116
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     102 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 144
Vernier             8 170       1 7   1           1   31 3 3 3 228
Villars-sur-Glâne       1   2 91           5           2       10 4 1 1 117
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1 1       1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   2 110 129
Zürich 46 2 3 21 15 23 2 21 5 5 5 16 1 4 10 25 10 4 42 11 6 1 8 4 79 752 1'121
669 4 31 662 220 192 140 226 46 61 61 471 26 89 118 170 19 433 114 69 172 81 280 96 262 1'143 5'855

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: 5'856

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Gottex fund management Sàrl CHE-102.074.990 Nyon 22.01.2020 Vernier
Mitto AG CHE-476.625.358 Zug 22.01.2020 Steinhausen
sigeom sa CHE-114.340.916 Sonceboz-Sombeval 21.01.2020 Biel/Bienne
Nidwalden AirPark AG CHE-115.704.671 Stans 21.01.2020 Stans
Ascon Swiss SA CHE-489.537.539 Genève 21.01.2020 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
Aeschlimann AG, Baugeschäft und Kieswerk CHE-107.233.379 Sumiswald 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Burgdorf
sigeom sa CHE-114.340.916 Sonceboz-Sombeval 21.01.2020 Auditor switch Epalinges
Allco AG CHE-107.588.196 Freienbach 17.01.2020 Auditor switch Lachen
Kaufmann Architekten AG CHE-316.278.755 Rapperswil-Jona 16.01.2020 Auditor switch Glarus
EuroGas AG in Liquidation CHE-115.005.136 Zürich 16.01.2020 Opting-out Zürich