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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
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
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
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 256  (23.47 audit engagements per employee on average)
Auditor Statistics

Average engagement duration: 8.7 years (max.: 29 years)

Total number of statutory audit engagements: 6'008 (Ranked #2 in Switzerland)

Change in number of audit engagements: +41 (since 31.12.2020), +109 (over the last 12 months)

Number of audit clients listed on a Swiss stock exchange: 18 (thereof 0 in the SMI, 0 in the SMI Expanded and 11 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 514 2 20 469 162 100 115 181 25 33 37 334 19 73 88 110 18 302 97 43 127 62 200 71 239 766 4'207
Limited liability company 26   1 24 8 11 6 11 3 4 3 18 3 1 5 9   22 4 3 7 1 7 13 13 60 263
Foundation 117 1 9 139 35 65 10 23 9 9 14 77 2 14 21 36 3 87 13 12 30 14 56 16 25 257 1'094
Cooperative 28 1 1 35 5 3 9 1   6   25 1 2 1     10 3 9 3 2 7 1 3 79 235
Association 20     32 7 11 1 4 1 1   12       6   12     2   7   6 44 166
Special legal forms 2     4 1 1 1 6 2 2   2       3   5   1 4   4   1 4 43
707 4 31 703 218 191 142 226 40 55 54 468 25 90 115 164 21 438 117 68 173 79 281 101 287 1'210 6'008

This auditor is recorded as statutory auditor for 2139 deleted entities. These are not included in the table above.

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Audit Engagements by Branch Office

The 6'008 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 445     18 15 11     1   1 15   1   2   28 5 3 1 2 2   14 64 628
Affoltern am Albis 6                                       1       5 15 27
Altdorf (UR) 1                         1         9     63     4   78
Baden 104     9 1 2           4     1 1   4 3           3 15 147
Basel 7     6 60 112       1   4     2     8 2   3 5 1   5 12 228
Bern 16     282 1 2 20 2 1 6 1 13 3 1   1 1 7 5 8 1 1 7 7 5 35 426
Biel/Bienne 4     70 1 3   3     2   1         4               8 96
Burgdorf 2     63     1         1           3               3 73
Chur                   30           1       3             34
Delémont       1             4   2                           7
Epalinges 1     1   1 9 21     11   4         1 1       206 8 2   266
Frauenfeld                               1       9         1 2 13
Glarus     1 1         30             12     2             12 58
Grenchen       22   1                 1     77     1   1   1 6 110
Herisau   1 4                 1       2                   2 10
Lachen 12     1   2   1 3 1           5     29           4 15 73
Lamone       1     1 4   2       2             156   1   2 5 174
Langenthal       93                           3                 96
Laufen         15                         15                 30
Liestal 7       97 32         2     3       8 1       1   2 7 160
Luzern 13     13 3 1       7   283   19 22 5   1 5   3 3 1 4 37 35 455
Olten 9     7 1   1       1 1           51             4   75
Porrentruy               1                                     1
Porrentruy                     27                               27
Sarnen                       4   1 56     1             1 1 64
Sion               1                             2 71     74
Solothurn 3     68 4   2         2 1   1 1   217     1   1   2 16 319
St. Gallen 2 1 23 2     1   1 2           104 8   2 33     1   2 19 201
Stans 2     4               7 1 53 10 1   1       4     1 1 85
Steinhausen 6   1 8 2 1   1       9 1   1 2     2 1 1       92 13 141
Sursee 12     3 2   1   2     103   4 5     2   1     1   5 3 144
Vernier       1     6 173         8   1     1         36 3 4 4 237
Villars-sur-Glâne       1     98 1         3   1       2       12 4 2 3 127
Wetzikon (ZH) 5     1         1     1     1 2 1   2 2     1   3 117 137
Zürich 50 2 2 27 16 23 2 18 1 6 5 20 1 5 13 24 11 6 47 8 5 1 7 4 86 797 1'187
707 4 31 703 218 191 142 226 40 55 54 468 25 90 115 164 21 438 117 68 173 79 281 101 287 1'210 6'008

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
Andy Was Right AG CHE-476.475.946 Zürich 28.07.2021 First auditor Zürich
Nepal-Stiftung Therese Huser CHE-378.744.677 Zug 27.07.2021 First auditor Lachen
Corius SanaSkin AG CHE-407.035.881 Zürich 26.07.2021 First auditor Zürich
Pensionskasse Georg Fischer CHE-108.120.045 Schaffhausen 26.07.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Swiss Immoconsult AG CHE-257.482.525 Bülach 26.07.2021 Auditor switch Baden
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
Flossbach von Storch AG CHE-112.874.182 Zürich 26.07.2021 Opting-out Zürich
Haelixa AG CHE-248.792.688 Lindau 23.07.2021 Auditor switch Zürich
Les Blanchisseries Générales LBG SA CHE-106.019.895 Montreux 23.07.2021 Auditor switch Epalinges
Permanova Holding AG CHE-110.117.555 Horn 22.07.2021 Opting-out Aarau
smeyers ag CHE-114.485.408 Emmen 22.07.2021 Auditor switch Luzern