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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
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 238  (25.47 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.9 years (max.: 29.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'062 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +95 (since 31.12.2020), +136 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 20 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 11 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 516 2 14 485 162 98 115 182 25 33 38 337 20 73 88 108 18 301 99 44 126 62 208 77 241 777 4'249
Limited liability company 27   1 25 8 11 6 11 3 4 3 18 3 1 5 9   22 4 3 7 1 7 12 15 64 270
Foundation 119   9 137 37 65 11 24 9 9 14 78 3 14 21 36 3 86 13 12 30 14 55 16 25 260 1'100
Cooperative 28 1 1 33 5 3 9 1   6   25 1 1 1     10 3 8 3 2 7 1 3 79 231
Association 21     31 8 11 1 4 1 1   12       5   11     2   8   6 46 168
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   5   1 4 44
713 3 25 715 221 189 143 228 40 55 55 472 27 89 115 161 21 435 119 68 172 79 290 106 291 1'230 6'062

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2150 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'062 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 448     17 15 11     1   1 15   1   2   28 5 3 1 2 2   13 65 630
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       4 15 26
Altdorf (UR) 1                         1         8     63     4   77
Baden 105     9 1 3           4     1 1   3 3       1   3 16 150
Basel 7     6 59 113       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   4 12 227
Bern 16     289 2 3 20 2 1 6 1 13 4 1   1 1 7 5 8 1 1 8 7 8 35 440
Biel/Bienne 4     75 1 3   3     2   1         4               9 102
Burgdorf 2     64     1         1           3               3 74
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 20     11   4         1 1       209 8 2   268
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 2 13
Glarus     1 1         30             12     3             11 58
Grenchen       24   1                 1     79     1   1   1 7 115
Herisau     4                         2                   3 9
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           4     29           4 15 72
Lamone       1     1 4   2   1   2             156   1   2 4 174
Langenthal       92                           3                 95
Laufen         16                         15                 31
Liestal 7     1 99 29         2     3       8 1       1   2 9 162
Luzern 13     13 3         7   283   19 22 5   1 5   2 3 1 5 37 34 453
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           50             4   74
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     27                               27
Sarnen                       4   1 56     1             1 1 64
Sion               1                             2 76     79
Solothurn 5     66 4   2         4 1   1 1   214     1   1   2 16 318
St. Gallen 2 1 18 2     1   1 2           102 8   2 33     1   3 19 195
Stans 2     4               7 1 52 10 1   1       4     1 1 84
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1   1     1 11 2   1 2     2 1 1       93 15 148
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     103   4 5     2   1     1   5 3 144
Vernier       1     6 176         8         1         38 3 5 4 242
Villars-sur-Glâne       1     99 1         3   1       2       14 3 2 5 131
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 120 140
Zürich 50 2 1 27 16 22 2 18 1 6 5 20 1 5 14 24 11 6 49 8 5 1 7 4 87 806 1'198
713 3 25 715 221 189 143 228 40 55 55 472 27 89 115 161 21 435 119 68 172 79 290 106 291 1'230 6'062

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
Lantzerath (Schweiz) Holding AG CHE-103.607.564 Rothenburg 26.10.2021 Auditor switch Luzern
AD LITEM Rechtsanwälte AG CHE-205.969.582 Bern 22.10.2021 First auditor Bern
Anapaya Systems AG CHE-470.633.081 Zürich 22.10.2021 First auditor St. Gallen
CO2 Energie AG CHE-187.559.362 Baden 22.10.2021 First auditor Baden
Innergia SA CHE-320.825.672 Payerne 22.10.2021 First auditor Villars-sur-Glâne
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
Interra Invest AG CHE-100.877.848 Zug 26.10.2021 Opting-out Luzern
Fondation des Parkings CHE-103.205.355 Genève 22.10.2021 Auditor switch Vernier
Stiftung Landammann Dr. Albert Broger CHE-101.742.607 Appenzell 21.10.2021 Auditor switch Herisau
Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Klinische Krebsforschung CHE-110.298.155 Bern 18.10.2021 Auditor switch Bern
AEK Pellet AG CHE-110.127.766 Balsthal 15.10.2021 Auditor switch Solothurn