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Fact Sheet BDO AG

Core Company Information
Company Name BDO AG
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 (since 13.12.2007)
Link to FAOA website View auditor profile at FAOA
Branch offices (38) 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 SA (CHE-224.514.963) in Bulle (FR)
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 Visura (CHE-313.641.055) 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 SA (CHE-213.009.885) in Monthey (VS)
BDO AG (CHE-218.606.663) in Muri (AG) (AG)
BDO Visura (CHE-325.058.313) in Nyon (VD)
BDO Visura (ADM-212.658.265) in Oensingen (SO)
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 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 296  (21.08 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.9 years (max.: 31.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'240 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -5 (since 31.12.2023), +16 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 24 (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 522 5 10 505 135 105 122 189 20 47 40 323 27 52 86 114 18 298 113 57 124 56 235 99 242 808 4'352
Limited liability company 22     25 8 12 13 13 4 5 4 12 4   3 17   20 6 3 6 1 7 18 21 68 292
Foundation 116   11 132 33 66 10 30 6 14 13 79 2 15 20 37 4 87 14 12 29 13 55 18 29 263 1'108
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 4 9     5   22 1 1 1     12 4 6 4 3 6 2 2 80 231
Association 21     36 9 12 1 6 1 2   20       4   14     2   12 2 6 50 198
Special legal forms 1 1 1 6 1 1 5 6 2 1   4 1 1   5   6   2 5   6     4 59
710 7 23 738 191 200 160 244 33 74 57 460 35 69 110 177 22 437 137 80 170 73 321 139 300 1'273 6'240

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 2421 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'240 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 447     11 12 11   1 1 4 1 19       2   29 4 4   2 2   16 65 631
Affoltern am Albis 6       1                                       3 18 28
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   2             11     56     4   75
Baden 107     10   3       1   7     1     4 3       1   2 25 164
Basel 7     8 53 125     1 1   1     2     7     2 4 1     11 223
Bern 19     317 2 4 13 4 2 7 1 13 4 1   1 1 9 5 6 1 2 10 14 9 32 477
Biel/Bienne 2     77 1 5 1 2     2   3         5         1     9 108
Burgdorf 2     63     2         1           4               2 74
Chur                 1 32           1       3           1 38
Delémont       1             6   3                           10
Epalinges       1   1 9 19     10   8         1 1       207 8 3   268
Frauenfeld                               1       12         1 3 17
Glarus     1 1         18             9     1             10 40
Grenchen       29 1 1 1               1     73     1   1   1 7 116
Herisau   1 3                         1                   2 7
Lachen 12   2   2 1   1 3 4   2     1 14 1   50 2   1     4 27 127
Lamone       1     1 4   4   1                 155   1   1 3 171
Langenthal       84                           3                 87
Laufen         14                         14                 28
Liestal 6     2 83 24         2 4   1       8 1       3   1 5 140
Luzern 10     13 1         5   257   14 22 4   1 8   3 3   5 37 45 428
Monthey                                             2 5     7
Muri (AG) 2                                                   2
Olten 11     8 1   1       1 1           57             5   85
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen                       5   1 51                       57
Sion               3                             3 99 1   106
Solothurn 6     58 2 1 1       1 3 1   5 1   215     1   1   2 15 313
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2         3 4           111 8   3 39     1   4 17 215
Stans 2     2               7 1 46 8 1           4     1 1 73
Steinhausen 3     9 1 1       1 1 9 1   1 3   1 2           105 21 159
Sursee 12     3     1   2     108   3 3 1   1   1     1   6 8 150
Vernier       1     8 197         9 1       1     2   53 2 6 8 288
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     120 4         4                   20 3 2 4 159
Wetzikon (ZH) 5 1   1         1     2     1 3 3   3 3     2   2 148 175
Zürich 46 2 1 34 17 23 2 8 1 10 6 18 1 2 14 24 9 4 45 10 5 1 11 3 84 786 1'167
710 7 23 738 191 200 160 244 33 74 57 460 35 69 110 177 22 437 137 80 170 73 321 139 300 1'273 6'240

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, Muri (AG), 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: 6'241

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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
Flachglas (Schweiz) AG CHE-102.521.598 Wikon 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Luzern
Flachglas Wikon AG CHE-105.441.820 Wikon 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Luzern
Lernwerk Betriebe AG CHE-450.720.185 Windisch 24.05.2024 First auditor Aarau
Schnell Haushaltapparate AG CHE-130.855.573 Aesch (BL) 24.05.2024 First auditor Basel
AFB Real AG CHE-425.190.278 Freienbach 23.05.2024 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
Next Immobilier SA CHE-109.892.707 Lausanne 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Epalinges
XALLET AG CHE-352.584.969 Zug 24.05.2024 Auditor switch Zürich
Allegro Development GmbH CHE-113.916.558 Zürich 22.05.2024 Discontinued Zürich
Remontées Mécaniques Crans Montana Aminona (CMA) SA CHE-105.757.217 Crans-Montana 22.05.2024 Auditor switch Sion
Aktiengesellschaft Bären Langenthal CHE-101.299.670 Langenthal 21.05.2024 Auditor switch Langenthal