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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 (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 255  (23.17 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.4 years (max.: 27.7 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'908 (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 491 2 20 444 165 109 115 179 32 39 40 351 21 73 90 117 15 309 100 47 122 66 204 66 225 740 4'182
Limited liability company 22   1 20 9 10 6 14 2 4 4 15 3   6 9 1 15 4 1 8   6 13 14 52 239
Foundation 116 1 9 134 33 58 12 27 9 9 15 78 2 14 22 34 2 86 14 11 30 13 57 16 18 245 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 18     27 5 12 1 2 1 1   9       6   9   1 2   7   3 45 149
Special legal forms 1     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   5     5 41
676 4 31 662 218 193 143 229 46 61 59 480 27 89 119 169 18 434 120 70 169 81 286 96 263 1'165 5'908

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 1961 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'908 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 418     15 21 10     1     15   1   2   25 5 3 1 1 2   15 64 599
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     67     5   85
Baden 104     6 3 3           4     1 2   4 4           5 13 149
Basel 7     6 59 111       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 2   3 11 225
Bern 18     271 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 2   2 1 7 4 9 1 1 7 6 5 34 418
Biel/Bienne       73 1 4   3     2   1         3             1 7 95
Burgdorf 3     65     1                     3               3 75
Chur                   32           2       1           1 36
Delémont       3             4   2                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 10 22     11   5         1 1   1   209 9 2   274
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
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 33     1     3 20 84
Lamone             3 4   1                     149   1   2 5 165
Langenthal       73                           4             1   78
Laufen         17                         11                 28
Liestal 6       89 32         2     3       7 1           2 9 151
Luzern 17     13 3 1       7   296   21 23 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 37 35 476
Olten 7     7 1   1       1 1           49             1   68
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     33                               33
Sarnen 1                     4   1 60     1             2 1 70
Sion             2 2                             9 66   1 80
Solothurn 3     66 4   2         1 1         226   1 1   1   1 15 322
St. Gallen 1 1 22 2     1   1 7           106 7 1 2 35     1   2 18 207
Stans 1                     10   51 11     1       4     1 1 80
Steinhausen 6   1 5 1 1           7     1 1     2           85 8 118
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     104 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 146
Vernier       1     7 175       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 4 237
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 91           5           2       9 4 1 3 117
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1 1       1     1     1 2 1   3 2     1   2 110 130
Zürich 47 2 3 22 15 23 2 20 5 6 5 19 1 4 12 24 9 4 44 11 5 1 8 4 78 761 1'135
676 4 31 662 218 193 143 229 46 61 59 480 27 89 119 169 18 434 120 70 169 81 286 96 263 1'165 5'908

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: 5'909

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Yapeal AG CHE-485.125.244 Zürich 06.04.2020 Zürich
Zircon Medical Management AG CHE-319.745.960 Altendorf 03.04.2020 Wetzikon (ZH)
LiVET AG CHE-271.146.061 Bern 02.04.2020 Zürich
GREENREB AG CHE-189.668.720 Küsnacht (ZH) 01.04.2020 Aarau
Modulos AG CHE-233.391.866 Zürich 30.03.2020 Wetzikon (ZH)
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 Geschwister I & H CHE-428.754.409 Basel 03.04.2020 Auditor switch Basel
FOCO Lager- & Fördertechnik AG CHE-102.428.444 Aesch (BL) 20.03.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
Meng und Partner AG Baden CHE-106.768.152 Baden 20.03.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Avanea Pensionskasse CHE-401.764.504 Wädenswil 18.03.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
IQVIA RDS AG CHE-106.402.567 Basel 13.03.2020 Auditor switch Basel