• Industries

Real estate & Construction

Real estate & Construction

The greatest challenges facing companies in the industry involve increased competition and complex regulations. As advisory partners, our team of specialists has many years' experience in helping these companies with day-to-day operations as well as major strategic decisions. It might include transactions both in Sweden and abroad, risk minimization for investments, international tax issues and accounting and rent notifications at a local level. Our customers include everything from real estate companies, construction companies and municipalities to housing associations.

Financial services

Financial services

Financial services companies are monitored by the Financial Supervisory Authority and follow its regulations. At BDO Sweden, we work primarily with the external and internal audits of banks, insurance companies, funding companies, credit markets and securities firms. These are industries that not only face increased competition and complex regulations, but are directly impacted by digitalisation and new customer requirements. Our team of specialists has experience of working both with large established companies and smaller growing start-ups. Apart from external audits, this could involve advice on regulatory issues such as the Financial Supervisory Authority's regulations, risk minimisation for larger investments and acquisitions, tax issues, IT audits and other services where we operate as the customer's advisory partner.

Farming & forestry

Farming & forestry

The challenges of the green sectors largely deal with our environment. New regulations and laws appear, and the forces of nature can play a crucial role in how politicians make decisions. We ensure that we are well versed in everything that influences developments so that we can more easily handle the issues that our customers face. Our experts have long experience in the field and deal with everything from risk management, complex tax issues and acquisition of land rights to sustainability reporting.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Major changes such as privatisation, health insurance and other political decisions make this industry dynamic, and also complex. We are well versed in the industry’s challenges and the demands that players are subject to. We work closely with our customers with issues both large and small. They can include tax strategies, restructuring, mergers, financing issues, insurance issues and support in disputes to name a few. 

Consumer business

Consumer business

The experience and tourism industry has experienced several mergers and start-ups in recent years and the industry is experiencing strong growth. Our experts abd advisors help companies in the growth phase, when the organisation is larger and there are more decisions to be made. We immerse ourselves in the business and prepare analyses that form the basis for strategic as well as tactical issues. We also manage the ongoing accounting of many of our customers, a service which is available 24 hours a day through our digital platform.

Retail

Retail

The retail sector faces major challenges with increased internationalisation and e-commerce as the biggest factors. Our specialists in the field work closely with the customer to continually fend off risks and seize new business opportunities. We do this best through our full suite of service offering in the fields of audit, tax, advisory, and business service. Our experts handle complex issues involving expansion, ownership structure, taxes, restructuring, and much more. 

Technology & Media

Technology & Media

These industries comprise major players and small entrepreneurs. New companies appear all the time, and the playing field changes from day to day. A clear threat or fast growth phase often requires major decisions to be taken quickly. This is where BDO enters the picture. Our team of accountants and advisors not only ensures that reports and auditor’s reports function as they should; we also act as the customer’s business partner and sounding board. This can involve expansion in other countries, risk and impact assessments, option programmes and business plans.

Public sector

Public sector

Increased expectations and tighter economic frameworks are putting more pressure on public decision-makers to make the right choices.Our vision is to provide a secure framework to support the right choices and to motivate changes in the public sector.

Professional Services

Professional Services

Professional Services cover knowledge, owner-run and frequently partner-controlled companies such as management consultants, solicitors and architect firms. These industries have recently faced major challenges in the form of an ever more turbulent global economy, increased international competition and the challenge of encouraging and retaining their best talent. As advisory partners, we help our customers to handle these challenges at both operative and strategic level. Our specialists are involved in issues such as audit and advisory services, corporate and owner taxation, ownership and acquisitions.

Life Science

Life Science

The Life Sciences industry (medicines, biotechnology, diagnostics and medical technology) is experiencing strong growth globally. Obvious reasons for this include the increased demand for medicines and medical technology in developing countries, as well as the increased life expectancy in the industrialised nations. However, the industry is also subject to complex regulations, both at national and international level. Our specialists are well versed in the challenges that these industry-specific companies are facing, and we assist them with everything from audit and tax advice to foreign ventures and acquisitions.

BDO Startup & Scaleup Network

BDO Startup & Scaleup Network

We are well aware of the challenges that entrepreneurs, start-ups and growth companies are facing. With BDO by your side you will have a long-term partner to guide you through both big and small obstacles, from investments to closures.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is one of Sweden's most important and largest industries. As auditors and advisors to these companies, it requires experience of manufacturing, processes, applicable accounting and tax rules and of the industry both in Sweden and internationally. Our experts in audit, tax, advisory, and business service ensure that the customer receives the support and backing needed to drive the business forward and to make the right decisions, both in Sweden and internationally.

Transport & Logistics

Transport & Logistics

Increased e-commerce and internationalisation place greater demands on companies in this already highly competitive market. A major challenge will be to understand and meet customer needs. Our team of auditors and advisors have extensive industry knowledge and experience, both in Sweden and internationally, and handle issues involving risk management, lease financing and international taxes on a daily basis.

Not for profit

Not for profit

Non-profit organisations are also facing increased demands for transparency. Our team is well versed in the challenges of different industries and has extensive experience in audit, project audit and tax advice for schools, associations, foundations and non-profit organisations. The education sector has changed significantly over the last few years, with privatization accounting for the largest change.