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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 (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 Visura (CHE-313.641.055) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-208.015.259) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-383.819.803) 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 295  (21.08 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.8 years (max.: 31.6 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'220 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -24 (since 31.12.2023), +14 (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 520 5 10 503 134 105 126 185 20 45 41 320 26 52 90 113 18 300 111 54 122 57 232 97 243 810 4'339
Limited liability company 22     26 8 12 12 12 4 5 4 10 4   3 17   21 6 3 6 1 8 17 21 67 289
Foundation 117   11 135 33 64 11 29 6 14 13 80 2 15 20 38 3 85 14 12 29 14 54 18 29 263 1'109
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 4 9     5   22 1 1 1     12 4 6 4 3 6 2 3 80 232
Association 21     35 9 12 1 5 1 2   20       4   14     2   11 2 6 48 193
Special legal forms 1 1 1 6 1 1 5 6 2 1   4 1 1   5   6   2 4   6     4 58
709 7 23 739 190 198 164 237 33 72 58 456 34 69 114 177 21 438 135 77 167 75 317 136 302 1'272 6'220

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 2405 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'220 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 444     11 12 11   1 1 4 1 19   1   2   29 4 4   2 2   15 67 630
Affoltern am Albis 6       1                                       3 17 27
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   2             11     58     4   77
Baden 106     10   3       1   6     1     4 3       1   2 25 162
Basel 7     7 52 124     1 1   1     2     7     2 4 1     10 219
Bern 19     316 2 3 15 4 2 7 1 13 3 1   1 1 9 5 6 1 2 9 14 10 32 476
Biel/Bienne 5     77 1 5 1 2     2   3         5         1     9 111
Burgdorf 2     62     2         1           4               2 73
Chur                 1 33           1       3           1 39
Delémont       1             6   3                           10
Epalinges       1   1 9 18     11   8         1 1       205 8 3   266
Frauenfeld                               1       12         1 3 17
Glarus     1 1         18             9     1             10 40
Grenchen       30 1 1                 1     73     1   1   1 7 116
Herisau   1 3                         1                   2 7
Lachen 12   2   2 1   1 3 2   1     1 15     50 1   1     4 27 123
Lamone       1     1 4   3   1                 151   1   1 4 167
Langenthal       87                           3                 90
Laufen         14                         14                 28
Liestal 6     2 83 24         2 2   1       8 1       3   1 5 138
Luzern 10     13 1         5   258   14 22 4   1 7   3 3   6 39 43 429
Monthey                                             2 5     7
Muri (AG) 1                                                   1
Olten 11     8 1   1       1 1           58             5   86
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen                       5   1 51                       57
Sion               3                             3 95 1   102
Solothurn 6     59 2 1 1       1 3 1   5 1   215     1   1   2 15 314
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2         3 4           111 8   3 37     1   4 17 213
Stans 2     2               7 1 46 9 1           4     1 1 74
Steinhausen 3     9 1 1       1 1 8 1   1 3   1 2   1       102 22 157
Sursee 13     3     1   2     108   3 6 1   1   1     1   6 7 153
Vernier       1     8 191         9         1     2   53 2 6 8 281
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     123 4         4                   19 3 2 4 161
Wetzikon (ZH) 5 1   1         1     2     1 3 3   3 3     2   2 148 175
Zürich 46 2 1 33 17 23 2 8 1 10 6 18 1 2 14 23 9 4 44 10 5 1 11 3 87 786 1'167
709 7 23 739 190 198 164 237 33 72 58 456 34 69 114 177 21 438 135 77 167 75 317 136 302 1'272 6'220

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: 6'221

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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
H. & M. Hofmann-Stiftung CHE-115.146.096 Liestal 01.03.2024 Auditor switch Liestal
SBV Médical Sàrl CHE-160.106.660 Monthey 01.03.2024 Auditor switch Monthey
Vacherin Fribourgeois S.A. CHE-108.052.952 Bulle 29.02.2024 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
Val Ursera Hospitality AG CHE-372.368.133 Andermatt 29.02.2024 First auditor Altdorf (UR)
Maisons pour étudiants - Lausanne (FMEL) CHE-110.390.996 Lausanne 28.02.2024 Auditor switch Epalinges
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
Moor-Nebel Gärten GmbH CHE-108.225.253 Hochwald 01.03.2024 Opting-out Laufen
Wohlfahrtsstiftung Ackermann + Wernli CHE-109.738.319 Aarau 28.02.2024 Auditor switch Aarau
kernTerminal AG CHE-169.122.725 Zug 27.02.2024 Auditor switch Bern
Minelli AG CHE-105.980.152 Pfäffikon 26.02.2024 Opting-out Wetzikon (ZH)
Stiftung Diakonie Uri CHE-112.156.460 Altdorf (UR) 23.02.2024 Auditor switch Altdorf (UR)