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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
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 SA (CHE-208.015.259) in Delémont (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-383.819.803) 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 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 281  (21.90 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.1 years (max.: 30.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'154 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +52 (since 31.12.2021), +68 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 22 (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 536 4 11 492 147 100 117 190 20 41 38 313 23 69 87 107 18 305 110 45 131 60 211 81 257 804 4'317
Limited liability company 24     23 9 12 7 13 3 4 2 13 3 1 3 16 1 22 5 3 6 1 6 13 20 67 277
Foundation 117   11 131 35 66 11 27 10 13 13 78 3 14 21 37 3 85 14 12 29 14 56 17 28 263 1'108
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 4 9 1   6   23 1 1 1     9 4 6 3 2 7 2 3 79 231
Association 19     36 9 11 1 4 1 2   16       3   14     1   9 1 6 45 178
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 5 2 2   2 1     3   5   1 4   5     4 43
726 5 23 721 206 194 146 240 36 68 53 445 31 85 112 166 22 440 133 67 174 77 294 114 314 1'262 6'154

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2289 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'154 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 451     15 13 11     1 1 1 17   1   1   27 8 4   2 2   16 70 641
Affoltern am Albis 7                                               2 15 24
Altdorf (UR) 1                     1   1         9     59     4   75
Baden 107     10   3           6     1     3 2       1   3 20 156
Basel 7     7 57 119     1 1   3     2     8 2   3 5 1   8 11 235
Bern 18     310 2 3 19 4 1 7 1 12 4 1   1 1 7 5 6 2 1 8 8 9 33 463
Biel/Bienne 4     77 1 4   3     2   3         4         1     8 107
Burgdorf 2     60     1         1           4               2 70
Chur                 1 35           1       3             40
Delémont       1             4   3                           8
Epalinges       1   1 9 17     11 1 5         1 1       201 7 5   260
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 3 14
Glarus     1 1         23             10     3             10 48
Grenchen       24   1                 1     76     1   1   1 9 114
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 13   2 1   2   1 4 2   1     1 9     44     1     1 22 104
Lamone       1     1 4   1   1   2             156   1 1 1 4 173
Langenthal       89                           3                 92
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 7     2 90 29         2     2       8 1       1   2 5 149
Luzern 12     11 1         6   254   18 23 5   1 6   3 4 1 5 42 41 433
Monthey                                             1 1     2
Olten 11     9 1   1       1 1           57             3   84
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     25                               25
Sarnen 1                     5   1 53                       60
Sion               2                             3 83     88
Solothurn 6     58 3   2         3 1   1 1   215     1   1   2 15 309
St. Gallen 3 3 16 2         1 3           103 8   2 33     1   4 16 195
Stans 2     2               6 1 50 9 1           4     1 1 77
Steinhausen 5     9 1 1       2 1 11 1   1 1   1 2   1       102 14 153
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     100   4 5     1   1     1   6 4 143
Vernier       1 1   7 192         8         1     2   41 2 7 8 270
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     104 4         4                   16 3 2 6 141
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     2     1 3 1   2 2     2 1 2 140 163
Zürich 51 2 1 24 18 20 1 12 1 10 5 20 1 5 14 28 12 7 46 9 5 1 10 3 90 803 1'199
726 5 23 721 206 194 146 240 36 68 53 445 31 85 112 166 22 440 133 67 174 77 294 114 314 1'262 6'154

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
Abogado 1e-Stiftung CHE-329.741.857 Zürich 08.12.2022 First auditor Zürich
All4Care AG CHE-423.194.940 Puidoux 08.12.2022 First auditor Epalinges
Kinderhospiz Flamingo AG CHE-473.758.299 Zürich 08.12.2022 First auditor Aarau
Sarbidea Holding AG CHE-284.669.782 Zug 08.12.2022 First auditor Wetzikon (ZH)
Zebra VII AG CHE-294.705.221 Risch 08.12.2022 First auditor Luzern
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
Andrea Pelucchi Tiefbau AG CHE-108.095.660 Basel 07.12.2022 Opting-out Liestal
"Blue Diamond" Ulrike und Ludwig Nüchter Stiftung CHE-201.201.909 Zürich 06.12.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
Raif Group AG CHE-103.508.643 Freienbach 06.12.2022 Opting-out Lachen
Seagen International GmbH CHE-420.544.794 Zug 06.12.2022 Auditor switch Steinhausen
Arosa Kulm - Hotel AG CHE-105.979.781 Arosa 02.12.2022 Auditor switch Luzern