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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
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 (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 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 Visura (ADM-278.574.216) in Olten (SO)
BDO AG (CHE-303.222.254) in Olten (SO)
BDO SA (CHE-309.054.162) in Porrentruy (JU)
BDO SA (CHE-464.088.838) 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  (23.77 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.1 years (max.: 30 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'108 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +6 (since 31.12.2021), +89 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 22 (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 530 4 12 491 151 100 111 182 24 36 39 331 20 71 86 109 18 305 111 46 128 58 208 74 247 789 4'281
Limited liability company 24     22 9 11 7 12 3 4 2 15 3 1 4 15 1 22 5 3 6 1 6 12 21 65 274
Foundation 120   11 130 36 64 11 25 10 11 13 78 3 14 21 36 3 86 14 12 29 14 56 16 26 262 1'101
Cooperative 29 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   23 1 1 1     9 4 5 3 2 7 2 3 80 231
Association 21     35 9 12 1 4 1 2   14       5   13     2   8 1 6 44 178
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2 1     3   4   1 4   5     4 43
726 5 24 717 211 191 140 230 40 61 54 463 28 87 112 168 22 439 134 67 172 75 290 105 303 1'244 6'108

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2256 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'108 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     17 15 11     1 1 1 20   1   2   27 8 4   2 2   15 72 650
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 19 155
Basel 6     6 58 117       1   3     2     8 2   3 5 1   6 10 228
Bern 18     302 2 3 19 4 1 7 1 12 4 1   1 1 7 5 5 1 1 8 8 9 33 453
Biel/Bienne 4     76 1 3   3     2   2         4               8 103
Burgdorf 2     60     1         1           4               2 70
Chur                 1 31           1       3             36
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges       1   1 7 16     11 1 5         1 1       202 7 5   258
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 3 14
Glarus     1 1         29             11     3             10 55
Grenchen       24   1                 1     76     1   1   1 9 114
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 12   2 1   2   1 3 1   1       8     43           2 18 94
Lamone       1     1 4   1   1   2             156   1   1 4 172
Langenthal       92                           2                 94
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 8     2 92 30         2     2       8 1       1   2 7 155
Luzern 12     12 2         7   266   19 23 5   1 6   2 3 1 4 41 33 437
Monthey                                             1 1     2
Olten 11     8 1   1       1 1           55             3   81
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen 1                     5   1 54                       61
Sion               1                             2 76     79
Solothurn 6     59 3   2         3 1   1 1   218     1   1   2 15 313
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2         1 2           105 8   2 34     1   4 17 199
Stans 2     2               6 1 51 9 1           4     1 1 78
Steinhausen 6   1 9 1 1       2 1 12 1   1 1     2   1       96 13 148
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     100   4 5     2   1     1   6 4 144
Vernier       1 1   6 186         8         1     2   39 2 6 8 260
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     101 3         3                   16 3 2 6 136
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     2     1 3 1   2 2     2 1 1 133 155
Zürich 50 2 1 24 17 19 1 11 1 8 5 22 1 5 14 27 12 6 48 9 5 1 9 3 90 802 1'193
726 5 24 717 211 191 140 230 40 61 54 463 28 87 112 168 22 439 134 67 172 75 290 105 303 1'244 6'108

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: 6'109

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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
BK Atlantis Stiftung CHE-169.528.961 Lüterswil-Gächliwil 12.08.2022 First auditor Grenchen
Kurt Bürki-Stiftung CHE-306.635.546 Zürich 12.08.2022 First auditor Wetzikon (ZH)
Asante Holding AG CHE-112.044.795 Bern 11.08.2022 Auditor switch Bern
Solafrica CHE-233.484.752 Bern 10.08.2022 First auditor Bern
EFTEC AG CHE-108.170.215 Romanshorn 09.08.2022 Auditor switch Zürich
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
Fames AG CHE-108.041.061 Niederbipp 10.08.2022 Auditor switch Solothurn
FRIKO Invest AG CHE-102.443.395 Luzern 09.08.2022 Opting-out Luzern
Holzindustrie Pfeifer AG CHE-103.430.863 Zug 09.08.2022 Opting-out Stans
STEPPE TRADING SA CHE-242.535.590 Lausanne 09.08.2022 Discontinued Villars-sur-Glâne
Stiftung Besuchsdienst Innerschweiz BDI CHE-110.356.798 Luzern 08.08.2022 Auditor switch Luzern