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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 (38) 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 AG (CHE-218.606.663) in Muri (AG) (AG)
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 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 298  (20.91 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.7 years (max.: 31.3 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'231 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +73 (since 31.12.2022), +67 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 24 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 1 in the SMI Expanded and 15 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 521 5 10 496 136 105 128 191 20 45 39 331 24 62 88 113 20 300 105 53 127 58 231 92 249 809 4'358
Limited liability company 24     25 10 13 13 13 4 5 4 12 4   3 16 1 22 4 3 6 1 7 16 20 68 294
Foundation 115   11 135 33 64 10 29 6 13 13 80 2 15 20 38 3 85 14 12 29 15 55 19 28 268 1'112
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 6 4 9     5   21 1 1 1     11 4 6 4 3 5 2 3 79 229
Association 21     34 9 12 1 5 1 2   18       4   14     2   11 2 6 47 189
Special legal forms 1     5 1 1 4 6 2 1   3 1     4   5   1 4   6     4 49
710 6 22 729 195 199 165 244 33 71 56 465 32 78 112 175 24 437 127 75 172 77 315 131 306 1'275 6'231

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 2390 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'231 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 446     11 12 11   1 1 4 1 19   1   2   29 4 4   2 2   15 68 633
Affoltern am Albis 6       1                                       3 17 27
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   2             11     59     4   78
Baden 104     10   3       1   7     1     4 3       1   2 25 161
Basel 7     7 55 123     1 1   1     2     7     2 4 1   1 10 222
Bern 19     314 3 3 19 4 1 7 1 13 3 1   1 1 9 5 6 1 2 9 14 11 33 480
Biel/Bienne 4     73 1 5 1 3     2   3         4         1     8 105
Burgdorf 2     60     2         1           4               2 71
Chur                 1 33           1       3           1 39
Delémont       1             4   3                           8
Epalinges       1   1 9 18     11   7         1 1       205 8 3   265
Frauenfeld                               1       11         1 3 16
Glarus     1 1         19             10     1             10 42
Grenchen       27 1 1                 1     74     1   1   1 8 115
Herisau     3                         1                   2 6
Lachen 12   2   1 1   1 3 2   1     1 14     46 1   1     4 26 116
Lamone       1     2 4   3   1   2             153   1   1 4 172
Langenthal       89                           3                 92
Laufen         15                         16                 31
Liestal 9     2 82 26         2 2   2       8 1       3   1 5 143
Luzern 10     13 1         5   265   15 22 4   1 7   3 4 1 6 38 42 437
Monthey                                             1 3     4
Muri (AG) 1                                                   1
Olten 11     9 1   1       1 1           58             5   87
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen                       5   1 50                       56
Sion               2                             3 92 1   98
Solothurn 6     58 2 1 2       1 3 1   4 1   211     1   1   2 15 309
St. Gallen 4 3 15 2         3 3           109 8   3 37     1   4 18 210
Stans 2     2               7 1 50 9 1           4     1 1 78
Steinhausen 3     9 1 1       1 1 9 1   1 3   1 2   1       104 17 155
Sursee 13     3 1   1   2     109   3 6 1   1   1     1   6 7 155
Vernier       1     7 196         8         1     3   52 2 5 8 283
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     119 4         4                   18 3 2 5 157
Wetzikon (ZH) 5 1   1         1     2     1 3 3   2 2     2   2 145 170
Zürich 45 2 1 32 18 23 2 10 1 10 6 17 1 3 14 23 12 5 41 10 7 1 11 3 89 795 1'182
710 6 22 729 195 199 165 244 33 71 56 465 32 78 112 175 24 437 127 75 172 77 315 131 306 1'275 6'231

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, Muri (AG), 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: 6'232

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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
Hofstetter AG Stahlbau CHE-103.516.878 Waldkirch 08.12.2023 Auditor switch Lachen
Landgasthaus Bauernhof AG CHE-331.085.873 Lauerz 08.12.2023 First auditor Altdorf (UR)
Legno Gartenschreiner GmbH CHE-259.055.281 Rapperswil-Jona 08.12.2023 First auditor Lachen
WITTENSTEIN AG CHE-100.848.404 Grüsch 08.12.2023 Auditor switch Chur
Adelbar Holding AG CHE-308.284.038 Zug 06.12.2023 First auditor 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
Alpha Opportunity AG CHE-148.861.521 Zug 08.12.2023 Opting-out Zürich
Property One Opportunity AG CHE-478.457.379 Zug 08.12.2023 Opting-out Zürich
Société coopérative d'habitation "Cité des Philosophes" Morges CHE-102.320.806 Morges 08.12.2023 Auditor switch Epalinges
Clark Switzerland AG CHE-473.453.948 Zofingen 07.12.2023 Discontinued Zürich
Krelus AG CHE-112.171.809 Sarnen 07.12.2023 Opting-out Zürich