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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
Takeovers: BDO Visura International AG (CHE-101.311.259), per 29.11.2016
Continental Revision und Treuhand AG in Liquidation (CHE-102.133.983)
Fidirevisa SA (CHE-105.752.734), per 17.12.2015
BDO Sofirom SA (CHE-106.015.064), per 09.07.2013
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
RAB 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 249  (23.69 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.5 years (max.: 27.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'898 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +65 (since 31.12.2019), +148 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 17 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 10 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 495 2 20 452 162 109 109 177 29 36 40 350 19 74 90 113 15 306 98 49 119 66 204 68 225 740 4'167
Limited liability company 21     22 8 9 6 11 2 4 4 16 4   7 9 1 16 4 1 8   6 13 13 52 237
Foundation 116 1 9 133 34 60 12 27 9 10 14 77 2 14 22 35 2 85 15 11 29 14 58 15 19 247 1'070
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 77 230
Association 19     28 5 12 1 3 1 1   9       6   9   1 2   7   4 45 153
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     5 41
681 4 30 672 215 194 137 225 43 59 58 479 26 90 120 166 18 430 119 72 165 82 286 97 264 1'166 5'898

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2015 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'898 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 427     15 19 10     1     16   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 65 607
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     67     5   85
Baden 102     5 1 2           4     1 1   4 4           4 13 141
Basel 7     6 60 112       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   3 11 226
Bern 16     268 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 1   2 1 7 5 9 1 1 7 6 6 35 415
Biel/Bienne       72 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 95
Burgdorf 3     64     1                     3               3 74
Chur                   30           1       2             33
Delémont       2             4   2                           8
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       210 8 2   270
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 2         29             12     1             16 61
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   76     1   1   1 5 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           6     32     1     3 20 81
Lamone       1     3 4   1                     146   1   2 5 163
Langenthal       88                           4             1   93
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 6       90 33         2     3       7 1           2 9 153
Luzern 17     12 3 1       7   293   21 24 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 35 34 470
Olten 8     7 1   1       1 1           48             2   69
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     32                               32
Sarnen 1                     4   1 61     1             2 1 71
Sion             1 2                             9 68     80
Solothurn 3     65 4   2         1 1         224   1 1   1   1 16 320
St. Gallen 1 1 22 2     1   1 7           104 7 1 2 35     1   2 18 205
Stans 1                     9   53 10     1       5     1 1 81
Steinhausen 6   1 6 1 1           8     1 1     1           87 8 121
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     105 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 147
Vernier       1     5 174       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 5 235
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 89           5           2       10 4 2 3 117
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2         2 114 132
Zürich 47 2 2 25 15 23 2 18 5 6 5 19 1 4 12 25 9 3 44 11 5 1 8 4 79 755 1'130
681 4 30 672 215 194 137 225 43 59 58 479 26 90 120 166 18 430 119 72 165 82 286 97 264 1'166 5'898

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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Total number of audit engagements across the network: 5'899

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Latest audit engagements

These are this auditor's latest audit engagements.

Client Name Client UID Domicile Start Date Auditor Branch
Henzirohs-Studer AG CHE-176.278.700 Niederbuchsiten 01.07.2020 Solothurn
Huber & Co AG, Bandfabrik CHE-102.704.561 Oberkulm 01.07.2020 Aarau
LGV Impresa costruzioni SA CHE-101.241.268 Lugano 01.07.2020 Lamone
Pensionskasse Mondelez Schweiz CHE-114.669.227 Opfikon 01.07.2020 Bern
INFOGUARD AG CHE-101.811.869 Baar 01.07.2020 Steinhausen
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
Interterra Parking S.A. CHE-102.111.817 Lausanne 02.07.2020 Auditor switch Epalinges
Gerber B+I AG CHE-100.050.145 Lyss 02.07.2020 Opting-out Solothurn
Glycemicon AG in Liquidation CHE-184.481.433 Brugg 01.07.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Ontano AG CHE-215.213.304 Luzern 01.07.2020 Opting-out Stans
PAINT-IMMO AG CHE-103.705.103 Dallenwil 01.07.2020 Opting-out Stans