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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
Takeovers: BDO Visura International AG (CHE-101.311.259), per 29.11.2016
Continental Revision und Treuhand AG in Liquidation (CHE-102.133.983)
Fidirevisa SA (CHE-105.752.734), per 17.12.2015
BDO Sofirom SA (CHE-106.015.064), per 09.07.2013
Dr. Suter Treuhand AG (CHE-106.926.617), per 06.05.2010
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
RAB 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 Visura (CHE-325.058.313) in Nyon (VD)
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 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 255  (23.18 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.5 years (max.: 27.8 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'911 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +78 (since 31.12.2019), +152 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 15 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 9 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 489 2 20 449 164 110 113 179 31 38 40 352 20 74 90 116 15 309 99 47 121 67 205 67 223 738 4'178
Limited liability company 22   1 21 9 10 6 14 2 4 4 16 3   6 9 1 14 4 1 8   5 13 15 52 240
Foundation 117 1 9 133 34 59 12 27 9 10 15 77 2 14 22 35 2 85 15 11 30 14 57 15 20 247 1'072
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   10 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 78 232
Association 17     28 5 12 1 2 1 1   9       6   9   1 2   7   3 45 149
Special legal forms 1     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     5 40
674 4 31 668 218 195 141 229 45 61 59 481 26 90 119 169 18 432 120 70 168 83 285 96 264 1'165 5'911

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 1980 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'911 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 416     14 20 10     1     16   1   2   25 5 3 1 1 2   15 65 597
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     68     5   86
Baden 104     5 3 3           4     1 2   4 4           5 13 148
Basel 7     6 60 113       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   3 11 227
Bern 17     271 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 2   2 1 7 5 9 1 1 7 6 5 34 418
Biel/Bienne       73 1 4   3     2   1         3             1 9 97
Burgdorf 3     65     1                     3               3 75
Chur                   31           2       1             34
Delémont       3             4   2                           9
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 22     11   4         1 1   1   209 9 2   272
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 3         31             12     1             16 64
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   75     1   1   1 5 111
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 13     1   2     3 1           6     33     1     3 20 83
Lamone             3 4   1                     148   1   2 5 164
Langenthal       80                           4             1   85
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 6       90 32         2     3       7 1           2 9 152
Luzern 17     13 3 1       8   295   21 23 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 38 34 476
Olten 7     7 1   1       1 1           48             2   68
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     33                               33
Sarnen 1                     4   1 60     1             2 1 70
Sion             2 2                             9 66   1 80
Solothurn 3     66 4   2         1 1         225   1 1   1   1 15 321
St. Gallen 1 1 22 2     1   1 7           106 7 1 2 35     1   2 18 207
Stans 1                     10   52 11     1       5     1 1 82
Steinhausen 6   1 5 1 1           8     1 1     1           87 8 120
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     104 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 146
Vernier       1     6 175       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 4 236
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 91           5           2       9 4 1 3 117
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2     1   2 111 130
Zürich 48 2 3 23 15 23 2 20 5 6 5 19 1 4 12 24 9 4 44 11 5 1 8 4 75 759 1'132
674 4 31 668 218 195 141 229 45 61 59 481 26 90 119 169 18 432 120 70 168 83 285 96 264 1'165 5'911

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, 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 Auditor Branch
Ernst Sutter AG CHE-105.961.338 Gossau (SG) 27.05.2020 Bern
Akara Property Development AG CHE-422.371.079 Zug 26.05.2020 Zürich
Zigram AG in Liquidation CHE-113.929.377 Buochs 26.05.2020 Stans
VITRUVIA AG CHE-363.832.344 Wohlen (AG) 26.05.2020 Zürich
W.A.R. Bootbau & Boothandel AG CHE-413.037.405 Adligenswil 26.05.2020 Luzern
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
IBV International Vaults AG CHE-383.448.836 Zürich 27.05.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Erdgas Regio AG CHE-113.206.764 Rapperswil-Jona 26.05.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen
Goldenboat Holding AG CHE-114.052.311 Zürich 19.05.2020 Opting-out Chur
Charmotel S.A. CHE-100.134.724 Val-de-Charmey 18.05.2020 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
Equus SA CHE-100.146.874 Fribourg 18.05.2020 Opting-out Vernier