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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
Website https://www.bdo.ch
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
LMK Revisions AG (CHE-102.604.764), per 12.07.2021
Fidirevisa SA (CHE-105.752.734), per 17.12.2015
BDO Sofirom SA (CHE-106.015.064), per 09.07.2013
Wyss + Partner Treuhand AG (CHE-106.214.899), per 29.06.2021
Dr. Suter Treuhand AG (CHE-106.926.617), per 06.05.2010
Jörg Moser AG (CHE-108.766.997), per 03.06.2022
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 (37) 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-367.201.384) in Arosa (GR)
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-208.015.259) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-383.819.803) in Delémont (JU)
BDO Visura (CHE-313.641.055) 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 SA (CHE-213.009.885) in Monthey (VS)
BDO Visura (CHE-325.058.313) in Nyon (VD)
BDO Visura (ADM-212.658.265) in Oensingen (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-303.222.254) in Olten (SO)
BDO Visura (ADM-278.574.216) 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 AG (CHE-154.513.531) in Uster (ZH)
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 281  (21.80 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.1 years (max.: 30.1 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'126 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +24 (since 31.12.2021), +84 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 23 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 1 in the SMI Expanded and 13 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 531 4 11 487 149 100 112 184 20 39 38 330 21 71 87 107 18 304 110 45 131 59 210 75 255 791 4'289
Limited liability company 24     22 9 12 7 12 3 4 2 15 3 1 3 16 1 22 5 3 7 1 6 12 21 65 276
Foundation 118   11 132 37 66 11 27 10 12 13 78 3 14 21 37 3 85 14 12 29 14 57 16 28 261 1'109
Cooperative 29 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   23 1 1 1     9 4 5 3 2 7 2 3 79 230
Association 20     37 9 11 1 4 1 2   16       4   14     1   8 1 6 43 178
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2 1     3   5   1 4   5     4 44
724 5 23 717 210 193 141 234 36 65 53 464 29 87 112 167 22 439 133 66 175 76 293 106 313 1'243 6'126

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2267 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'126 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 451     15 14 11     1 1 1 20   1   1   27 7 4   2 2   15 72 645
Affoltern am Albis 7                                               2 15 24
Altdorf (UR) 1                     1   1         9     59     4   75
Baden 107     10   3           6     1     3 2       1   3 20 156
Basel 6     7 58 118     1 1   3     2     8 2   3 5 1   8 10 233
Bern 18     305 2 3 19 4 1 7 1 12 4 1   1 1 7 5 5 1 1 8 8 9 33 456
Biel/Bienne 4     76 1 3   3     2   2         4               8 103
Burgdorf 2     59     1         1           4               2 69
Chur                 1 32           1       3             37
Delémont       1             4   3                           8
Epalinges       1   1 7 17     11 1 5         1 1       203 7 5   260
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 3 14
Glarus     1 1         24             10     3             10 49
Grenchen       24   1                 1     76     1   1   1 9 114
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 12   2 1   2   1 3 1   1     1 8     45     1     1 18 97
Lamone       1     1 4   1   1   2             158   1   1 4 174
Langenthal       92                           3                 95
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 7     2 92 30         2     2       8 1       1   2 6 153
Luzern 12     11 1         7   268   19 23 5   1 6   3 3 1 5 41 33 439
Monthey                                             1 1     2
Olten 11     8 1   1       1 1           54             3   80
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     25                               25
Sarnen 1                     5   1 53                       60
Sion               1                             3 76     80
Solothurn 6     59 3   2         3 1   1 1   218     1   1   2 15 313
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2         1 3           105 8   2 33     1   4 16 198
Stans 2     2               6 1 51 9 1           4     1 1 78
Steinhausen 6     9 1 1       2 1 11 1   1 1   1 2   1       101 13 152
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     99   4 5     1   1     1   6 4 142
Vernier       1 1   6 189         8         1     2   40 2 7 8 265
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     102 3         3                   16 3 2 6 137
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     2     1 3 1   2 2     2 1 1 135 157
Zürich 49 2 1 24 18 20 1 11 1 10 5 23 1 5 14 28 12 6 46 9 5 1 9 3 93 800 1'197
724 5 23 717 210 193 141 234 36 65 53 464 29 87 112 167 22 439 133 66 175 76 293 106 313 1'243 6'126

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, Monthey, 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: 6'127

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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
A. & J. Stöckli AG CHE-107.101.200 Glarus 23.09.2022 Auditor switch Glarus
Catram AG CHE-105.762.218 Chur 23.09.2022 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Evangelisch-reformierte Kirche Schweiz (EKS) CHE-105.985.333 Bern 23.09.2022 First auditor Burgdorf
New Work Academy AG CHE-430.275.383 Baar 23.09.2022 First auditor Zürich
Teleinformatik Services AG CHE-105.270.777 Zürich 22.09.2022 Auditor switch 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
BESA QSys AG CHE-488.818.881 Bern 23.09.2022 Auditor switch Luzern
Kernser Edelpilze GmbH CHE-109.080.661 Kerns 23.09.2022 Opting-out Sarnen
Zwila Immobilien AG CHE-102.121.307 Zwingen 21.09.2022 Opting-out Luzern
Valibiotics AG CHE-369.752.212 Emmen 20.09.2022 Auditor switch Steinhausen
3rd-eyes analytics AG CHE-374.086.591 Zürich 19.09.2022 Auditor switch Zürich