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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 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 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-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 296  (21.04 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 10 years (max.: 31.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'228 (Ranked #1 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: -18 (since 31.12.2023), +16 (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 517 5 9 502 136 105 121 192 20 50 39 321 31 52 86 116 19 290 116 57 123 53 236 99 243 793 4'331
Limited liability company 22     26 8 12 12 13 4 5 4 11 5 1 3 17   21 6 3 6 1 7 16 23 73 299
Foundation 118   11 133 34 67 11 29 6 14 13 79 2 15 20 37 4 87 14 13 28 13 53 18 29 263 1'111
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 4 9     5   22 1 1 1     11 4 6 4 3 6 2 2 79 229
Association 21     36 9 12 1 6   2   21       4   14 1   2   12 2 7 51 201
Special legal forms 1 1 1 5 1 1 5 5 2 1   4 1 1   5   6   2 5   6     4 57
707 7 22 736 193 201 159 245 32 77 56 458 40 70 110 179 23 429 141 81 168 70 320 137 304 1'263 6'228

This audit firm is recorded as statutory auditor for 2457 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'228 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   4   18       2   28 4 4   1 1   16 65 624
Affoltern am Albis 5       1                                       3 19 28
Altdorf (UR) 1                 1   2             12     55     4   75
Baden 108     11   3       1   7     1     4 3       1   2 24 165
Basel 7     8 55 127     1 1   1     2     7     2 3 1   1 12 228
Bern 19     317 2 4 16 4 2 7 1 12 5 1   1 1 9 5 6 1 2 10 14 9 31 479
Biel/Bienne 2     76 1 5 1 2     1   3         5         1     9 106
Burgdorf 2     63     1         1           4             1 2 74
Chur                 1 33           1       3           1 39
Delémont       1             7   3                           11
Epalinges       1   1 9 19     10   12         1 1       208 7 3   272
Frauenfeld                               1       12         1 3 17
Glarus     1 1         18             9     1             10 40
Grenchen       30 1 1 1               1     73     1   1   1 7 117
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                 153   1   1 3 168
Langenthal       82                           3                 85
Laufen         13                         14                 27
Liestal 6     2 84 24         2 4   1       8 1       3   1 5 141
Luzern 10     13 1         7   258   14 22 4   1 8   3 3   5 36 44 429
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 97 1   104
Solothurn 6     57 2 1 1       1 3 1   5 1   211     1   1   2 15 308
St. Gallen 4 3 16 2 1       3 4           112 9   3 40     1   4 17 219
Stans 2     2               7 1 46 8 1           4     1 1 73
Steinhausen 3     9 1 1       1 1 9 1   1 3   1 2           107 21 161
Sursee 12     4     1   2     107   3 3 1   1   1     1   6 8 150
Vernier       1     7 198         9 1       1     2   55 2 6 8 290
Villars-sur-Glâne       2     119 4         4                   19 3 2 5 158
Wetzikon (ZH) 5 1   1         1     2     1 3 3   3 3     2   2 145 172
Zürich 46 2   33 16 22 2 8 1 10 6 18 1 3 14 25 9 4 45 10 5 1 9 4 85 780 1'159
707 7 22 736 193 201 159 245 32 77 56 458 40 70 110 179 23 429 141 81 168 70 320 137 304 1'263 6'228

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: 6'229

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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
Betasfa SA CHE-104.307.484 Arbedo-Castione 11.07.2024 Auditor switch Lamone
Capvest Management SA CHE-257.667.496 Nyon 11.07.2024 Auditor switch Vernier
VitaBuchs AG CHE-165.890.601 Buchs (SG) 11.07.2024 First auditor St. Gallen
Thurgauische Spitalstiftung CHE-112.722.388 Frauenfeld 10.07.2024 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Borgeaud Viande SA CHE-267.830.148 Martigny 09.07.2024 First auditor 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
Louis Dreyfus Holding Schweiz AG CHE-472.913.344 Luzern 11.07.2024 Opting-out Zürich
BKS Engineering AG CHE-105.663.183 Seftigen 09.07.2024 Opting-out Solothurn
Hagmann Tec AG CHE-107.976.167 Selzach 09.07.2024 Auditor switch Grenchen
All for One Switzerland AG CHE-108.455.327 St. Gallen 08.07.2024 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Cook (Switzerland) GmbH CHE-103.600.332 Luzern 08.07.2024 Auditor switch Steinhausen