Business partnerships

Official car

Mercedes Benz RUS SAO is a Russian company with a 100% foreign capital, founded on the 8th December 1994 as a subsidiary of Daimler AG (prior Daimler-Benz AG) in Russia. It has become the first foreign automaker to operate in Russia.

Mercedes-Benz Russia SAO has been conducting its successful business in Russia for already 17 years by extension of its dealer enterprises and investments to development of its own retail network. Since 2002 it has been the exclusive importer of Mercedes-Benz brand (passenger cars, off-roads and vans) and Maybach in Russia.

By turnover Mercedes-Benz Russia is among 100 biggest companies in Russia and is in top-3 biggest German companies on the Russian market. Together with its dealerships we make up the workforce of 3,500 employees throughout the Russian Federation.

In addition to its successful business activities in the Russian market, Mercedes-Benz Russia has consistently implemented its policies of corporate social responsibility. Contributing to the improvement of social causes has been, and continues to be, one of the most important principles of the company’s activities in Russia.


Official auditor

The BDO group in Russia — a leading audit and consulting group. All companies of the group are members of BDO, the 5th largest network of independent audit and consulting companies in 135 countries. The BDO group in Russia currently provides clients with comprehensive support in the following areas: audit, tax and legal consulting, financial advisory, system integration and business consulting. Over 50% of the top 100 Russian companies have chosen us. More than 2,000 people work in our network. In 2011, the BDO group’s turnover exceeded EUR 121 million.


Legal support

Herbert Smith Freehills is a leading international law firm with a network of offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the US. Herbert Smith Freehills has been working in Russia and the CIS since 1992, and opened its Moscow office in 1999. The firm provides legal advice to the Russian state and private corporations, international companies and banks.

Our Moscow office offers the expertise of around 80 lawyers providing Russian, English and US law advice based on an in-depth understanding of the legal issues arising in Russia.

We work closely with colleagues throughout the network of 23 offices around the world to provide a seamless international service and advice our clients on a range of complex matters. In Moscow our key practice areas include corporate and M&A, banking and finance, dispute resolution, capital markets, tax, energy, infrastructure and transport. Also we advise on antimonopoly and regulatory cases, employment and intellectual property issues.



Official online platform for collaboration

Innovative search technologies of the Google Company daily serve as guide in information world for million people. Founded by postgraduate students of Stanford University Larry Peydzh and Sergey Brin in 1998, Google is the leading web-corporation in the main world markets today. The headquarter of Google is situated in the Silicon Valley, representative offices are located in North America, Europe and Asia.

Google Apps for Education is a web-based communication and collaboration suite of applications that is free for Schools and Universities. It includes applications like Gmail (electronic messaging) with integrated audio and video chat, Google Calendar (shared calendar), Google Docs (shared text document, presentations and spreadsheets), Google Video (online space to save and share videos), Google Sites (makes it easy to create websites and share content in images, video, etc.) and the social network Google+.


Official provider of EСM solutions

EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset—information—in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

We work with organizations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, and of every size, from startups to the Fortune Global 500. Our customers include global money center banks and other leading financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences organizations, Internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions, and public-sector agencies. EMC also provides technology, products, and services to consumers in more than 100 countries.


Supplier of management workflow system

FGC UES, JSC is the monopoly operator of the Unified National Power Grid for the purpose of its preservation of development. The company has been set up in accordance with the program of the Russian power industry reforming. Its majority shareholder is the state that owns 79.48% of placed shares of FGC UES, JSC; minority shareholders own 20.52% of the Federal Grid Company.

The strategic mission of FGC UES, JSC is to enhance reliability of power supply to consumers and to ensure infrastructure support of economic development of the regions and the country as a whole.

The company ranks first in the world in terms of length of power lines (125.3 th. km) and transformer capacity (322.6 th. MVA) among public power grid companies. Power grid facilities are located in 73 regions of the Russian Federation with a total area of more than 13.6 mln sq. km. FGC UES, JSC is the largest power company in Russia in terms of market capitalization.

Securities of FGC UES, JSC are listed on the London Stock Exchange, MICEX Stock Exchange, CJSC (MICEX), RTS Stock Exchange, OJSC (RTS) and RTS Standard equity market.

FGC UES, JSC has the international credit rating by Standard&Poor’s at the level of “BBB” with Stable forecast.


Official automation service provider

1C-Rarus is a Joint Venture of 1C Company and Rarus Companies that has been operating since 1994 when it was founded in Moscow, Russia.

It specializes in

  • Customers Automation using software products and technologies of 1C company
  • Software products development based on 1C: Enterprise platform
  • Distribution of 1C software

Since 1C-Rarus group had established its operations, it has served more than 100000 businesses in Russia and Ukraine which utilized its automation services and/or have purchased software products produced by 1C-Rarus. This list of customers includes branches of the leading Russian and multinational companies, along with government and public institutions.

“1C-Rarus” distributes software produced by 1C company, as well as software products from leading Russian and global software companies. Branches of the distribution department of 1C-Rarus work in 22 cities of Russia and Ukraine, serving over 3500 companies monthly.

A priority direction of 1C-Rarus group of companies is development of the system and application software. “1C-Rarus” has produced and released more than 70 “out-of-the-box” software solutions (products and services) for 17 different industries.

1C-Rarus group of companies employs over 2200 people and majority of its employees are professionals officially certified by 1C company.