Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC), «Norilsk Nickel» hit the hundred most promising enterprises of the global market in a special ranking «Global Challengers» by consulting «Boston Consulting Group Office» (BCG). Besides nickel corporation in developing the list of leaders of the global business space got 5 more companies from Russia. This «Gazprom» «Rusal», «Lukoil», «VimpelCom» and «Severstal».
"Boston Consulting Group" Company (Boston, MA, USA) — an international organization that specializes in providing services in business intelligence and management consulting fields — was founded in 1963 by well-known entrepreneur Bruce D. Hendersenom. Currently, BCG owns 78 offices scattered around the world, employing more than 4,000 employees.
Rating «Global Challengers» annually (since 2006) published «Boston Consulting Group» list of the most promising global market companies from various business sectors. The TOP100 2012 version «BCG» were mainly are active in foreign markets organizations from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, developing countries in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and other parts of the world with a turnover of not less than 1 billion. US dollars. «Norilsk Nickel» and other Russian companies — according to the compilers of the rating — different from other «pretenders to global dominance," the largest deal to acquire foreign assets, for which he received in the table of the most promising organizations in the world corresponding to the position.