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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 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-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 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 293  (21.02 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.2 years (max.: 30.5 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'160 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +2 (since 31.12.2022), +48 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 21 (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 537 4 11 491 143 100 120 189 20 43 39 314 23 68 86 108 18 302 110 45 130 60 211 82 258 810 4'322
Limited liability company 25     21 9 11 7 12 3 4 1 15 3 1 3 16 1 21 5 3 6 1 6 14 19 67 274
Foundation 117   11 129 34 66 11 29 9 13 13 78 3 14 21 37 3 84 14 12 29 14 58 18 29 263 1'109
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 6 4 9     6   23 1 1 1     9 4 6 3 2 7 2 3 79 231
Association 20     34 10 11 1 5 1 2   16       3   14     1   9 1 6 45 179
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 5 3 2   2 1     4   5   1 4   5     4 45
729 5 23 714 203 193 149 240 36 70 53 448 31 84 111 168 22 435 133 67 173 77 296 117 315 1'268 6'160

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2303 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'160 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 12     1 1 1 17   1   2   27 7 4   2 2   15 69 640
Affoltern am Albis 7                                               2 15 24
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   1             10     59     4   76
Baden 109     10   3           6     1     3 2       1   3 20 158
Basel 7     7 57 119     1 1   3     2     8 2   3 5 1   9 10 235
Bern 19     309 2 3 19 4 1 7 1 12 4 1   1 1 7 5 6 2 1 8 9 9 35 466
Biel/Bienne 4     77 1 5   3     2   3         4         1     8 108
Burgdorf 2     60     1         1           4               2 70
Chur                 2 35           1       3             41
Delémont       1             3   3                           7
Epalinges       1   1 9 18     11 1 5         1 1       202 7 4   261
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 3 14
Glarus     1 1         22             10     3             10 47
Grenchen       24   1                 1     74     1   1   1 8 111
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 13   2   1 1   1 4 2   1     1 9     45     1     1 23 105
Lamone       1     2 4   2   1   2             155   1 1 1 4 174
Langenthal       87                           3                 90
Laufen         16                         16                 32
Liestal 7     2 86 27         2 1   2       8 1       1   2 5 144
Luzern 12     11 1         6   256   18 23 4   1 6   3 4 1 6 42 40 434
Monthey                                             1 2     3
Olten 11     9 1   1       1 1           57             4   85
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     25                               25
Sarnen 1                     5   1 52                       59
Sion               2                             3 83     88
Solothurn 6     58 3   2       1 3 1   1 1   214     1   1   2 15 309
St. Gallen 3 3 16 2         1 3           105 8   2 33     1   3 16 196
Stans 2     2               6 1 50 9 1           4     1 1 77
Steinhausen 5     9 1 1       2 1 11 1   1 2   1 2   1       103 19 160
Sursee 13     3 2   1   2     100   4 5     1   1     1   6 6 145
Vernier       1     7 192         8         1     2   42 2 7 7 269
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     105 3         4                   17 3 2 6 142
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     2     1 3 1   2 2     2 1 2 140 163
Zürich 51 2 1 21 19 20 2 12 1 10 5 20 1 5 14 27 12 5 45 9 5 1 9 3 91 804 1'195
729 5 23 714 203 193 149 240 36 70 53 448 31 84 111 168 22 435 133 67 173 77 296 117 315 1'268 6'160

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
A. Ivankovic Bern Standstrasse GmbH, mit Sitz in Luzern CHE-156.531.830 Luzern 31.01.2023 First auditor Liestal
FONDATION PAYOT POUR LA PROMOTION DE LA LECTURE ET L'ACCÈS À LA CULTURE EN SUISSE ROMANDE CHE-115.342.906 Lausanne 31.01.2023 Auditor switch Epalinges
LINA International AG CHE-362.971.664 Baar 31.01.2023 First auditor Steinhausen
ABB Kinderkrippen CHE-112.386.830 Baden 30.01.2023 First auditor Baden
Klinik Gut AG CHE-110.623.829 St. Moritz 30.01.2023 Auditor switch Chur
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
Trellix Switzerland GmbH CHE-397.478.358 Zürich 31.01.2023 Opting-out Zürich
GAMMED AG CHE-250.996.846 Zug 30.01.2023 Auditor switch Epalinges
Intermat Service SA CHE-104.006.350 Meyrin 30.01.2023 Auditor switch Vernier
Sacofrina SA, Agence commerciale et de représentation CHE-101.346.571 Meyrin 30.01.2023 Auditor switch Vernier
Airlife Swiss AG CHE-111.705.134 Baar 27.01.2023 Discontinued St. Gallen