• History

    Over 30 years of presence on the Russian market


    The Unicon group comes out with an updated brand reflecting new corporate strategy


    BDO Unicon group transforms the format of cooperation with the BDO network and returns its historical name Unicon, respected and trusted by the business community since the early 1990s.


    BDO Unicon ranks 6th by fee income from valuation services (according to RAEX for 2019).

    BDO Unicon received RAEX award “For 25 years of leadership on the market of audit and consulting services in Russia”.

    Vologda office of BDO Unicon celebrates 10 years of successful work.


    BDO Unicon celebrates its 30th anniversary!

    BDO Unicon announces the opening of the new office in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.


    We are number 1 in terms of fee income from financial advisory in 2017, according to RAEX.


    In the 20th rating of the Expert RA, we are ranked 5th among the major audit and consulting groups in Russia.


    We mark our 25th anniversary ranking 3rd among the major audit and consulting groups in Russia based on the 2013 performance (The Expert RA).


    The 20th anniversary of BDO Unicon is commemorated with new wins: we become the first Russian audit and consulting firm approved concurrently by three global stock exchanges: NYSE, LSE and FSE.


    BDO Unicon is one of the first audit and consulting firms to offer its services on the RTS START segment where a pool of IPO consultants (authorized financial consultants, market-makers, auditors, legal advisors, PR and IR agencies) is shaped.


    We celebrate our 15 years in business. At that time, we are:

    • Number 1 Russian company in the ratings of Russia’s Top Audit and Consulting Groups (The Expert magazine)
    • Number 1 Russian company in the ratings of Russia’s Top 100 Audit Firms (The Kommersant-Money magazine)
    • Number 1 in the ratings of Russia’s Top Audit and Consulting Firms (The Izvestia newspaper)


    We accept a proposal from the global BDO network to join our professional efforts and obtain exclusive rights to provide services in Russia under the BDO brand.


    The Russian business weekly Company features BDO Unicon as the “company of the year” in the nomination “Audit and Consulting”. The total fee income from audit and consulting services reaches
    USD 17 million. Our SAP service line grows at the annual pace of 60-70%, generating over USD 4 million of revenue.


    We are the first national audit firm approved by the State Duma as the Bank of Russia auditor (previously the Central Bank was audited only by major international firms).


    Based on the annual performance, we top the rating of Russia’s major audit and consulting firms.


    We launch IT as a new service stream enabled by the Internet resource and complete the “Anti-crisis management system ANTEUS 2001” for the Bratsk aluminium smelter, a large-scale project entailing development and implementation of the integrated accounting, financial control and planning system.


    We adopt the Unicon brand and deliver our first large-scale project: development and implementation of a procurement system in decentralized economic environment for Norilsk Nickel, one of Russia’s biggest metals producers.


    We start off as a dedicated team of professionals.