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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 (36) 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 SA (CHE-383.819.803) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-208.015.259) 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 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 249  (24.51 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.9 years (max.: 29.4 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'102 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -2 (since 31.12.2021), +132 (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 12 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 520 2 13 481 162 96 114 185 24 34 38 333 20 73 85 109 18 306 108 44 125 61 215 77 245 782 4'270
Limited liability company 24   1 24 8 11 7 12 3 4 3 18 3 1 4 14   22 4 3 7 1 7 12 16 68 277
Foundation 122   9 137 37 64 11 26 9 11 13 81 3 14 21 35 3 84 13 12 30 14 56 17 23 259 1'104
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 3 9 1   6   24 1 1 1     10 4 8 3 2 7 1 3 79 232
Association 22     34 9 11 1 4 1 1   12       5   12   1 2   9   6 46 176
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 1 2   2       3   5   1 4   5   1 4 43
718 3 24 714 222 186 143 234 38 58 54 470 27 89 111 166 21 439 129 69 171 78 299 107 294 1'238 6'102

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2164 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'102 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 452     17 15 11     1 1 1 19   1   2   27 8 4 1 2 2   17 72 653
Affoltern am Albis 5                                               4 15 24
Altdorf (UR) 1                         1         9     62     4   77
Baden 105     9 1 3           4     1 1   3 3       1   3 16 150
Basel 6     6 58 111       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   4 12 223
Bern 16     293 2 3 20 4 1 6 1 13 4 1   1 1 7 5 8 1 1 8 7 8 34 445
Biel/Bienne 4     76 1 3   3     2   1         4               9 103
Burgdorf 2     62     1         1           3               2 71
Chur                   31           1       3             35
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 8 20     11   4         1 1       214 8 3   273
Frauenfeld                               1       10         1 3 15
Glarus     1 1         28             11     3             11 55
Grenchen       25   1                 1     77     1   1   1 8 115
Herisau     4                         1                   2 7
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           7     34           4 16 81
Lamone       1     1 4   2   1   2             156   1   2 4 174
Langenthal       90                           3                 93
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 7     2 102 29         2     3       8 1       1   2 9 166
Luzern 13     13 3         7   275   19 22 5   1 6   3 3 1 5 39 33 448
Monthey                                             1       1
Olten 10     7 1   1       1 1           54             4   79
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen 1                     6   1 54     1                 63
Sion               1                             2 78     81
Solothurn 6     65 3   2         3 1   1 1   216     1   1   2 16 318
St. Gallen 2 1 17 2         1 2           106 8   2 33     1   3 18 196
Stans 2     2               7 1 52 9 1   1       4     1 1 81
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2           1 12 2   1 1     2   1       92 13 142
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     102   4 5     2   1     1   5 3 143
Vernier       1     6 179         8         1         38 2 5 6 246
Villars-sur-Glâne       1     101 3         3                   17 3 2 6 136
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   1 122 140
Zürich 50 2 1 26 16 22 2 18 1 7 5 21 1 5 14 25 11 6 51 8 4 1 7 4 87 807 1'202
718 3 24 714 222 186 143 234 38 58 54 470 27 89 111 166 21 439 129 69 171 78 299 107 294 1'238 6'102

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: 6'103

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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
Alma CH SA CHE-395.415.186 Genève 14.01.2022 Auditor switch Vernier
Khora CH SA CHE-484.632.998 Genève 14.01.2022 Auditor switch Vernier
FACH AUTO TECH GmbH CHE-109.573.567 Sattel 13.01.2022 First auditor Altdorf (UR)
TRAFICSWITZ SA CHE-365.595.439 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne 11.01.2022 First auditor Epalinges
Baukader Schweiz CHE-107.837.100 Olten 07.01.2022 Auditor switch Olten
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
Fontus AG CHE-358.105.741 Genève 14.01.2022 Opting-out Steinhausen
Pensionskasse maag-pump-systems CHE-109.745.242 Oberglatt 12.01.2022 Auditor switch Bern
Binelli Automobile AG CHE-101.629.359 Adliswil 07.01.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Cocon Immobilien AG CHE-105.420.858 Trimbach 07.01.2022 Opting-out Aarau
Fridolin Karrer Stiftung CHE-258.292.973 Laufen 07.01.2022 Auditor switch Basel