Press Release

asknet AG: Exercise of stock option rights from warrant bond

Karlsruhe, August 17, 2015 – Tobias Kaulfuss, CEO of asknet AG and an owner of stock option rights from the warrant bond (“Optionsschuldverschreibung“) dated August 15, 2005, has declared the exercise of 50,000 stock options during the exercise period until August 15, 2015. Accordingly, 50,000 new registered shares of asknet AG were drawn to EUR 2.00 per share, or an equivalent value of EUR 100,000.00. The company's share capital will thereby increase from currently EUR 5,044,283.00 to EUR 5,094,283.00.

"The decision to exercise stock option rights is due to my desire that the company will also directly benefit from the investment," explains Tobias Kaulfuss.

The remaining option rights from the warrant bond expired with effect of August 15, 2015.

About asknet AG:
asknet, a pioneer in the development of global e-commerce solutions, offers extensive expertise and individual shop solutions to ensure worldwide electronic distribution of products of all kinds 24/7 in more than 190 countries. Customers benefit in selling digital and physical goods from both the possibility of handling a variety of international payment and logistics processes as well as the extensive experience of the company in the development and operation of successful e-commerce platforms.

Founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) the company is also a partner of around 80 percent of German universities and research institutions. Here asknet offers as a large account reseller for manufacturers such as Adobe and Microsoft a comprehensive range of software licenses and services related to the procurement and distribution of software. In addition, asknet distributes via the established internet platform "" a wide range of software to students. In 2014 the company generated transaction revenues of more than 100 million euros. For more information, visit

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