• History

    35 years of success in the Russian market


    Is in the register of audit companies providing services to PIE operating in the financial market and is in the register of audit firms providing audit services to PIE. There are about one hundred PIE among our clients, and 78 of them are financial market participants.


    Unicon launches rebranding, coming up with a refreshed brand and new market positioning.

    The Group is consolidating its position in the RAEX ratings, becoming 2nd-best by revenue from IT consulting services and firmly holding the 5th place by fee income from valuation services.


    BDO Unicon Group changes the format of cooperation with the BDO Global network and revitalises its historical name — Unicon.


    BDO Unicon Group ranks third-best by revenue among IT consulting service providers, moves up to the 6th place in the RAEX ratings of consulting firms and holds the 6th place by fee income in the valuation industry.

    BDO Unicon is recognised as one of the leading tax consultancies (World Tax 2020 — Tier 3).

    The Group receives the RAEX agency award "For 25 years’ leadership in the market of audit and consulting services in Russia and project support".

    BDO Unicon opens a Centre for Innovation Programs, bringing together top-class, highly-skilled software developers.


    BDO Unicon celebrates its 30th anniversary and sets up a branch in the Republic of Tatarstan (Kazan).


    BDO Unicon is the No.1 financial consultant in the RAEX rankings ("Expert RA") based on prior year fee income.

    The outsourcing arm of the Group becomes the winner of the Payroll World Awards 2018 as the firm that has notched up the greatest success in payroll outsourcing, and also wins the CX World Awards for the best customer experience in B2B.

    The Group sets up the Innovation Laboratory to explore opportunities for practical application of new digital technologies, solutions and competencies.


    BDO Unicon is among the leaders in tax and transfer pricing practices, according to WORLD TAX and WORLD TP.


    Based on the prior year performance, BDO Unicon comes in at No. 5 in the anniversary ranking of the largest audit and consulting groups in Russia compiled by the RAEX agency ("Expert RA").


    BDO Unicon celebrates its Silver Jubilee as one of the leaders in the consulting market: robust growth of this service propels us to the top 7 consulting groups in Russia according to the RAEX, enabling to skip 6 positions in one huge leap.


    BDO Unicon opens branches in St. Petersburg and Vologda.

    A new legal entity specialising in Application Support Outsourcing services spins off and becomes part of the Group.


    BDO Unicon marks its 20th anniversary and becomes the first Russian audit and consulting company concurrently approved by three global exchanges: NYSE, LSE and FSE.

    For the first time, the Group enters the list of the top three leaders in the accounting outsourcing market in Russia.


    BDO Unicon becomes one of the first audit and consulting firms to offer its services on the RTS START segment where a pool of IPO consultants is shaped.

    IT consulting and software development services spin off into an independent legal entity within BDO Unicon Group.


    BDO Unicon opens branches in Ufa and Chelyabinsk.


    BDO Unicon celebrates its 15 years in business, ranking No. 1 among Russia’s audit and consulting companies in three major ratings compiled by the Expert and Kommersant-Money magazines and the Izvestia daily.


    Accepting the proposal from the global BDO network to join professional efforts, the Group obtains exclusive rights to provide services in Russia under the BDO brand (BDO Unicon).


    The Russian business weekly Company features Unicon as the “Company of the Year” in the nomination “Audit and Consulting”. The Group’s total fee income from audit and consulting services reaches USD 17 million. The SAP service line stages an impressive annual growth of 60-70%, generating over USD 4 million of revenue.


    Unicon becomes 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 prior year performance, Unicon tops the rating of Russia’s major audit and consulting firms.


    Unicon is officially registered in the Russian Federation, the successor state to the USSR.


    An IT Consulting Department is set up. Unicon focuses on development of management and IT technologies, creates the first integrated management systems for growing domestic businesses.


    A newly formed company under the name Unicon starts off on the wave of the country's transition to a market economy.