• History

    Over 30 years of presence on the Russian market

    2022

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

    2021

    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.

    2020

    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.

    2019

    BDO Unicon celebrates its 30th anniversary.

    The group announces the opening of the new office in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.

    2018

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

    2016

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

    2014

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

    2009

    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.

    2007

    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.

    2004

    We celebrate our 15 years in business. At that time, we are number 1 in Russia’s top three audit and consulting ratings compiled by the magazines Expert and Kommersant-Money and the daily newspaper Izvestia.

    2003

    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.

    2001

    The Russian business weekly Company features 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.

    1996

    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).

    1995

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

    1994

    We launch IT as a new service line and successfully complete the “Anti-crisis management system ANTEUS 2001”, a colossal project embracing development and implementation of the integrated accounting, financial control and planning system.

    1992

    Unicon obtains official registration in the Russian Federation. We deliver our first large-scale project — development and implementation of a procurement system in a decentralised economy for one of Russia’s biggest metals producers.

    1989

    A young company under the Unicon brand starts off on the wave of the country's transition to a market economy.