Brand4Rent company was founded in 2015 by former head of Disney Consumer Products. In 2016 Icon Promotion, Moscow licensing agency, became a part of the company. Company subdivision Brand4Rent ART conducts licensing in Russia and post-soviet states.
For 30 years from the moment of its foundation, GDSI has become a leading international development consulting company with a number of clients, including the European Commission, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations, and the Department for International Development. GDSI operates in more than 100 countries.