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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 249  (23.80 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.6 years (max.: 28.2 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'925 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +91 (since 31.12.2019), +102 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 16 (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 497 2 22 445 160 111 109 178 28 32 41 351 22 73 90 115 16 303 94 46 121 65 205 69 227 751 4'173
Limited liability company 22   1 23 10 10 6 11 4 4 4 16 4   7 9 1 16 4 2 8   6 13 13 52 246
Foundation 116 1 9 133 34 62 12 26 9 9 14 78 2 14 22 36 2 86 16 12 28 15 56 15 21 249 1'077
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 77 231
Association 20     29 5 12 1 4 1 1   10       6   10     2   7   5 45 158
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     4 40
685 4 33 668 215 199 137 226 44 54 59 482 29 89 120 169 19 429 116 70 166 82 285 98 269 1'178 5'925

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2045 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'925 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 436     17 17 10     1   1 15   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 66 617
Affoltern am Albis 6                                               4 13 23
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     66     4   83
Baden 102     5 1 2           4     1 2   4 3           3 13 140
Basel 7     6 61 115       1   4     2     6 2   4 5 1   3 12 229
Bern 15     266 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   2 1 8 5 9 1 1 7 8 5 34 414
Biel/Bienne       71 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 94
Burgdorf 3     63     1                     3               3 73
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       2             4   2                           8
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   5         1 1       207 8 2   268
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 2         31             12     1             16 63
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   75     1   1   1 6 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           6     30     1     3 20 79
Lamone       1     3 4   1                     147   1   2 5 164
Langenthal       86                           3                 89
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 7       91 34         2     3       7 1           2 9 156
Luzern 13     12 3 1       7   290   21 23 6   1 5   5 2 1 4 38 34 466
Olten 8     7 1   1       1 1           49             3   71
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     32                               32
Sarnen 1                     3   1 61     1             3 1 71
Sion             1 2                             9 67     79
Solothurn 3     65 4   2         1 1   1     224   1 1   1   1 16 321
St. Gallen 1 1 25 2     1   1 2           106 7 1 2 32     1   2 18 202
Stans 1                     8   52 10     1       5     1 1 79
Steinhausen 6   1 6 1 1           8 1   1 1     2           90 9 127
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     114 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 156
Vernier       1     5 174       1 8   1     1     1   34 3 3 5 237
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 89           6           2       11 4 2 3 119
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2         2 116 134
Zürich 46 2 2 25 15 24 2 19 4 6 5 18 1 4 12 25 10 3 43 11 5 1 8 4 76 762 1'133
685 4 33 668 215 199 137 226 44 54 59 482 29 89 120 169 19 429 116 70 166 82 285 98 269 1'178 5'925

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 Type of switch Auditor Branch
Guyer Wärme und Wasser AG CHE-105.968.642 Zürich 16.10.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
Smile Suisse SA CHE-105.684.392 Morges 15.10.2020 Auditor switch Vernier
FONDAZIONE OLIVIO FERRARI CHE-109.459.598 Riva San Vitale 13.10.2020 Auditor switch Lamone
Bürgi Beck GmbH CHE-281.269.110 Gelterkinden 12.10.2020 Auditor switch Liestal
Georges Sauteur S.A. CHE-103.089.037 Bulle 08.10.2020 Auditor switch Villars-sur-Glâne
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
HAUSAMMANN + MOOS TEXTILE AG CHE-110.030.693 Balerna 12.10.2020 Opting-out Lamone
Hydro Montage Contractors AG CHE-487.279.384 Glarus 12.10.2020 Opting-out Glarus
HypoPlus AG CHE-273.792.160 Zürich 12.10.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Boyden global executive search AG CHE-112.779.796 Zürich 09.10.2020 Auditor switch Zürich
Fluora Licht AG CHE-114.591.364 Flawil 08.10.2020 Auditor switch St. Gallen