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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), per 11.12.2020
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
FAOA 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 256  (23.40 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.7 years (max.: 28.7 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'991 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +24 (since 31.12.2020), +79 (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 504 2 20 464 161 108 111 181 27 33 39 347 19 74 89 110 17 307 93 48 126 64 209 72 232 754 4'211
Limited liability company 27   1 23 8 10 5 10 3 4 3 15 4 1 6 9   21 4 2 7 1 6 13 14 58 255
Foundation 118 1 9 138 33 63 10 24 9 9 14 78 2 14 22 35 2 86 14 13 29 14 55 16 24 252 1'084
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1     9 3 9 3 2 7 1 3 78 232
Association 20     31 7 11 1 4 1 1   12       6   11     2   7   6 46 166
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   4   1 4 43
699 4 31 695 215 196 136 226 42 55 56 479 26 91 118 163 19 439 114 73 171 81 288 102 280 1'192 5'991

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2082 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'991 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 442     18 15 10     1   1 15   1   2   27 5 4 1 2 2   14 66 626
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       5 15 27
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         9     64     4   80
Baden 104     10 1 2           5     1 1   4 3           3 13 147
Basel 6     6 60 114       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   2 11 226
Bern 15     272 1 2 21 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   1 1 7 5 8 1 1 7 8 5 34 416
Biel/Bienne       70 1 4   3     2   1         4               9 94
Burgdorf 4     64     1                     3               3 75
Chur                   31           1       3             35
Delémont       2             4   3                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       207 8 2   267
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 2 13
Glarus     1 1         30             12     2             13 59
Grenchen       24   1                 1     77     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           5     28           3 18 74
Lamone       1     2 4   1       1             150   1   2 5 167
Langenthal       92                           3                 95
Laufen         17                         14                 31
Liestal 7       92 33         2     3       8 1       1   2 8 157
Luzern 13     14 3 1       7   294   20 23 5   1 5   5 3 1 4 39 35 473
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           49             4   73
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     29                               29
Sarnen 1                     2   1 58     1             3 1 67
Sion             1 2                             9 71     83
Solothurn 3     67 4   2         2 1   1     224   1 1   1   1 16 324
St. Gallen 1 1 23 2     1   1 2           104 7 1 2 33     1   2 19 200
Stans 2     4               8 1 53 10 1   1       5     1 1 87
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1           8 1   1 2     2 1 1       93 13 140
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     107   4 6     2   1     1   5 3 149
Vernier       1     5 172         7   1     1     1   35 3 4 5 235
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 90 1         4           2       11 4 2 3 119
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 115 135
Zürich 49 2 2 26 16 23 2 19 3 6 5 18 1 5 13 24 10 3 44 11 5 1 8 4 79 776 1'155
699 4 31 695 215 196 136 226 42 55 56 479 26 91 118 163 19 439 114 73 171 81 288 102 280 1'192 5'991

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
Energiegenossenschaft Ausserschwyz (SZ) CHE-459.288.656 Galgenen 07.04.2021 First auditor Lachen
myhealth gmbh CHE-286.112.993 Steinhausen 07.04.2021 First auditor Steinhausen
Congenius AG CHE-405.699.171 Dietikon 06.04.2021 First auditor Wetzikon (ZH)
EPAREN SA CHE-247.593.117 Epalinges 06.04.2021 First auditor Epalinges
Source Group International GmbH CHE-134.105.784 Hünenberg 01.04.2021 First auditor Steinhausen
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
Arthur Waser Stiftung CHE-110.220.153 Luzern 08.04.2021 Auditor switch Luzern
LdC Immobilien AG CHE-105.943.056 Aarau 08.04.2021 Opting-out Aarau
Vorsorge Partner AG CHE-111.729.548 St. Gallen 07.04.2021 Opting-out Grenchen
Goldschmied Hofer Holding AG CHE-101.382.408 Solothurn 06.04.2021 Opting-out Solothurn
Jones Lang LaSalle AG CHE-116.166.150 Zürich 30.03.2021 Auditor switch Zürich