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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
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 SA (CHE-224.514.963) in Bulle (FR)
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 296  (21.08 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 9.9 years (max.: 31.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'240 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -6 (since 31.12.2023), +19 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 23 (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 519 5 10 505 134 104 121 191 20 48 40 325 31 52 86 113 18 294 116 57 123 55 237 99 242 798 4'343
Limited liability company 22     26 8 12 13 13 4 5 4 12 5   3 17   21 6 3 6 1 7 18 23 72 301
Foundation 117   11 132 34 66 11 29 6 14 13 79 2 15 20 37 4 87 14 12 29 13 54 18 29 263 1'109
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 4 9     5   22 1 1 1     11 4 6 4 3 6 2 2 80 230
Association 21     36 9 12 1 6 1 2   20       4   14 1   2   12 2 6 50 199
Special legal forms 1 1 1 5 1 1 5 6 2 1   4 1 1   5   6   2 5   6     4 58
708 7 23 738 191 199 160 245 33 75 57 462 40 69 110 176 22 433 141 80 169 72 322 139 302 1'267 6'240

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 2435 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'240 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       2   28 4 4   1 1   16 65 627
Affoltern am Albis 6       1                                       3 18 28
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   2             12     56     4   76
Baden 108     11   3       1   7     1     4 3       1   2 25 166
Basel 7     8 53 125     1 1   1     2     7     2 4 1     12 224
Bern 19     318 2 4 14 4 2 7 1 13 5 1   1 1 9 5 6 1 2 10 14 9 32 480
Biel/Bienne 2     77 1 5 1 2     2   3         5         1     9 108
Burgdorf 2     63     2         1           4             1 2 75
Chur                 1 32           1       3           1 38
Delémont       1             6   3                           10
Epalinges       1   1 9 19     10   12         1 1       209 8 3   274
Frauenfeld                               1       12         1 3 17
Glarus     1 1         18             9     1             10 40
Grenchen       29 1 1 1               1     73     1   1   1 7 116
Herisau   1 3                         1                   2 7
Lachen 11   2   2 1   1 3 4   2     1 14 1   53 2   1     4 26 128
Lamone       1       4   4   1                 154   1   1 3 169
Langenthal       84                           3                 87
Laufen         14                         14                 28
Liestal 6     2 83 24         2 4   1       8 1       3   1 5 140
Luzern 10     12 1         6   258   14 22 4   1 8   3 3   5 36 44 427
Monthey                                             2 5     7
Muri (AG) 2                                                   2
Olten 10     8 1   1       1 1           54             5   81
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     26                               26
Sarnen                       5   1 51                       57
Sion               3                             3 99 1   106
Solothurn 6     57 2 1 1       1 3 1   5 1   215     1   1   2 15 312
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2         3 4           110 8   3 39     1   4 17 214
Stans 2     2               7 1 46 8 1           4     1 1 73
Steinhausen 3     9 1 1       1 1 10 1   1 3   1 2           106 21 161
Sursee 12     4     1   2     107   3 3 1   1   1     1   6 8 150
Vernier       1     8 198         9 1       1     2   53 2 6 8 289
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     120 4         4                   20 3 2 5 160
Wetzikon (ZH) 5 1   1         1     2     1 3 3   3 3     2   2 146 173
Zürich 46 2 1 33 17 22 2 8 1 10 6 19 1 2 14 24 9 4 45 10 5 1 11 3 85 782 1'163
708 7 23 738 191 199 160 245 33 75 57 462 40 69 110 176 22 433 141 80 169 72 322 139 302 1'267 6'240

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: 6'241

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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
Support Engadin St. Moritz AG CHE-113.613.968 St. Moritz 13.06.2024 Auditor switch Luzern
Swiss-Ski Technologiecenter AG CHE-188.693.336 Ittigen 13.06.2024 First auditor Bern
ATI Concept SA CHE-103.177.747 Puidoux 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Epalinges
Georg Tesch-Stiftung CHE-110.304.927 Schmitten (FR) 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Bern
Ginox SA CHE-110.055.078 Montreux 12.06.2024 Auditor switch Epalinges
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
BELPlace AG CHE-102.415.950 Lüsslingen-Nennigkofen 12.06.2024 Opting-out Solothurn
Buchzentrum AG (BZ) CHE-109.277.637 Hägendorf 11.06.2024 Auditor switch Olten
Guyer Wärme und Wasser AG CHE-105.968.642 Zürich 11.06.2024 Auditor switch Aarau
RATEX AG CHE-113.712.530 Zürich 11.06.2024 Auditor switch Lachen
Viktor Wyss Immobilien AG CHE-106.929.231 Flumenthal 11.06.2024 Opting-out Solothurn