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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 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 257  (23.78 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9 years (max.: 29.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'111 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +9 (since 31.12.2021), +112 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 21 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 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 526 2 12 488 157 97 114 181 24 32 39 332 20 73 86 109 18 304 111 43 129 58 219 75 244 794 4'287
Limited liability company 24     23 8 11 7 12 3 4 2 15 3 1 4 14 1 21 5 3 6 1 6 12 17 66 269
Foundation 120   11 130 36 63 11 27 10 11 13 79 3 14 21 35 3 86 14 12 29 14 57 17 24 262 1'102
Cooperative 29 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   24 1 1 1     10 4 7 3 2 7 2 3 80 235
Association 21     34 9 12 1 4 1 2   14       5   13   1 2   8   6 44 177
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 1 2   2       3   4   1 4   5     4 41
722 3 24 714 216 187 143 231 39 57 54 466 27 89 112 166 22 438 134 67 173 75 302 106 294 1'250 6'111

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2196 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'111 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     19 15 11     1 1 1 20   1   2   27 8 4 1 2 2   16 73 652
Affoltern am Albis 7                                               1 15 23
Altdorf (UR) 1                     1   1         9     59     4   75
Baden 106     10 1 3           4     1 1   3 2       1   3 17 152
Basel 6     6 56 112       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   4 11 221
Bern 18     292 2 3 20 4 1 7 1 13 4 1   1 1 7 5 7 1 1 8 7 9 34 447
Biel/Bienne 4     75 1 3   3     2   2         4               9 103
Burgdorf 2     62     1         1           4               2 72
Chur                   31           1       3             35
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 8 16     11 1 4         1 1       212 7 3   267
Frauenfeld                               1       10         1 3 15
Glarus     1 1         29             11     3             11 56
Grenchen       25   1                 1     77     1   1   1 9 116
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 12   2 1   2   1 3 1           8     39           4 17 90
Lamone       1     1 4   1   1   2             156   1   1 4 172
Langenthal       90                           2                 92
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 7     2 96 31         2     3       8 1       1   2 9 162
Luzern 12     13 3         7   269   19 23 5   1 6   2 3 1 4 40 33 441
Monthey                                             1 1     2
Olten 10     7 1   1       1 1           55             4   80
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen 1                     5   1 54                       61
Sion               1                             2 77     80
Solothurn 6     65 3   2         3 1   1 1   216     1   1   2 15 317
St. Gallen 4 1 16 2         1 2           104 8   2 32     1   3 18 194
Stans 2     2               6 1 52 9 1           4     1 1 79
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1         1 12 2   1 1     2   1       94 13 145
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     103   4 5     2   1     1   5 4 146
Vernier       1 1   6 186         7         1     2   41 2 6 7 260
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     101 3         3                   18 3 2 6 138
Wetzikon (ZH) 6     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1 1 1 125 145
Zürich 50 2 1 24 17 19 2 12 1 6 5 21 1 5 14 26 12 6 52 8 5 1 8 4 87 812 1'201
722 3 24 714 216 187 143 231 39 57 54 466 27 89 112 166 22 438 134 67 173 75 302 106 294 1'250 6'111

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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Latest audit engagements
These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.
 
Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Type of switch Auditor Branch
Egg Invest SA CHE-367.375.452 Lausanne 24.05.2022 First auditor Epalinges
Stiftung für Weiterbildung Erlenbach CHE-243.327.427 Erlenbach (ZH) 23.05.2022 First auditor Zürich
Tell-Tex AG CHE-114.937.965 Safenwil 23.05.2022 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Klemmfix (Schweiz) AG CHE-104.174.272 Volketswil 20.05.2022 Auditor switch Wetzikon (ZH)
Moments & Food AG CHE-234.351.846 Givisiez 19.05.2022 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
Apicius AG CHE-111.748.669 Langenthal 20.05.2022 Opting-out Langenthal
SD Fiber AG CHE-188.668.522 Dietikon 20.05.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Elektrizitätsversorgung Egerkingen CHE-380.008.406 Egerkingen 19.05.2022 Auditor switch Olten
Evention Software AG CHE-170.522.706 Zürich 19.05.2022 Opting-out Lachen
Pensionskasse Suva CHE-109.791.489 Luzern 17.05.2022 Auditor switch Luzern