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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  (23.67 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.5 years (max.: 27.9 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 5'895 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +62 (since 31.12.2019), +145 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 17 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 10 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 494 2 20 450 162 109 108 177 28 36 40 349 20 74 90 113 15 306 98 49 119 65 204 67 226 741 4'162
Limited liability company 21     22 8 9 6 11 2 4 4 16 4   7 9 1 16 4 1 8   6 13 13 52 237
Foundation 117 1 9 133 34 61 12 27 9 10 14 77 2 14 22 35 2 85 15 11 29 14 58 15 19 247 1'072
Cooperative 28 1 1 34 5 3 8 1   6   25 1 2 1 1   9 2 9 3 2 7 1 3 77 230
Association 19     28 5 12 1 3 1 1   9       6   9   1 2   7   4 45 153
Special legal forms 2     3 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       2   5   1 4   4     5 41
681 4 30 670 215 195 136 225 42 59 58 478 27 90 120 166 18 430 119 72 165 81 286 96 265 1'167 5'895

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2020 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 5'895 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 427     15 19 10     1     16   1   2   24 5 4 1 1 2   14 65 607
Affoltern am Albis 6                                                 13 19
Altdorf (UR) 1                         2         10     66     5   84
Baden 102     5 1 2           4     1 1   4 3           4 13 140
Basel 7     6 60 113       1   4     2     8 2   4 5 1   3 11 227
Bern 16     266 1 2 22 2 1 6 1 12 3 1   2 1 7 5 9 1 1 7 6 6 35 413
Biel/Bienne       72 1 4   3     2   1         3               9 95
Burgdorf 3     63     1                     3               3 73
Chur                   30           1       2             33
Delémont       2             4   2                           8
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       210 8 2   270
Frauenfeld                               1       7         1 2 11
Glarus     1 2         29             12     1             16 61
Grenchen       25   1                 1 1   76     1   1   1 5 112
Herisau   1 4                 1       2     1             2 11
Lachen 12     1   2     3 1           6     33     1     3 20 82
Lamone       1     3 4   1                     146   1   2 5 163
Langenthal       89                           4             1   94
Laufen         17                         12                 29
Liestal 6       90 33         2     3       7 1           2 9 153
Luzern 17     12 3 1       7   293   21 24 6   1 5   5 1 1 4 35 34 470
Olten 8     7 1   1       1 1           48             2   69
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     32                               32
Sarnen 1                     4   1 61     1             2 1 71
Sion             1 2                             9 67     79
Solothurn 3     65 4   2         1 1         224   1 1   1   1 16 320
St. Gallen 1 1 22 2     1   1 7           104 7 1 2 35     1   2 18 205
Stans 1                     9   53 10     1       5     1 1 81
Steinhausen 6   1 6 1 1           8 1   1 1     1           88 8 123
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     105 1 4 6     2   1     1   4 3 147
Vernier       1     5 174       1 8   1           1   33 3 3 5 235
Villars-sur-Glâne           2 88           5           2       10 4 2 3 116
Wetzikon (ZH) 4     1         1     1     1 2 1   3 2         2 114 132
Zürich 47 2 2 25 15 23 2 18 4 6 5 18 1 4 12 25 9 3 44 11 5 1 8 4 79 756 1'129
681 4 30 670 215 195 136 225 42 59 58 478 27 90 120 166 18 430 119 72 165 81 286 96 265 1'167 5'895

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
CabTec AG CHE-101.066.249 Risch 06.07.2020 Steinhausen
Ceramaret SA CHE-101.246.314 Milvignes 06.07.2020 Steinhausen
Faircapital SA CHE-451.696.572 Freienbach 06.07.2020 Lachen
Stiftung für eine nachhaltige Ernährung durch die schweizerische Landwirtschaft CHE-109.749.317 Brugg 03.07.2020 Aarau
swisspro Automation AG CHE-352.651.407 Urdorf 03.07.2020 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
Airolux AG in Liquidation CHE-115.743.085 Glarus 06.07.2020 Opting-out Zürich
Berner Reha Zentrum AG CHE-109.439.207 Heiligenschwendi 03.07.2020 Auditor switch Bern
CEH Clean Energies Holding AG CHE-221.102.268 Bürglen (UR) 03.07.2020 Auditor switch Altdorf (UR)
Hobler Metallbau AG CHE-230.176.107 Muri (AG) 03.07.2020 Auditor switch Aarau
Qualibroker Romandie SA CHE-105.853.051 Sion 03.07.2020 Auditor switch Sion