Company Profile

Figures and Facts

Established
12. September 1995
Accounting standard
HGB (German Commercial Code)
End of business yearDecember 31
Executive Board

Sergey Skatershchikov (CEO)

Supervisory Board

Tobias Kaulfuss, Chairman, Dipl.-Kaufmann, MBA

Jörn Matuszewski, Deputy Chairman, Attorney at Law

Norman Hansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Holotrack AG

Business area and products

asknet, a pioneer in the development of global e-commerce solutions, offers manufacturers comprehensive expertise and customized shops to allow them to sell their products and services 24/7 in more than 190 countries. Customers benefit from international payment and logistics processes, both for digital and physical goods, as well as from the experience that results from several dozen successful e-commerce solutions.

The Karlsruhe-based company also operates portals for software distribution in the academic research and teaching segment. Founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the company is a partner to around 80 percent of Germany’s universities and research institutes. asknet acts as a large account reseller for Adobe and Microsoft in the academic market. Using the established studyhouse.de internet platform, asknet also offers students a wide range of software for personal use.

Selected Key Figures of the Group

(in million euros)2012201320142015 2016 2017
Sales revenues74.8282.2189.3873.32 68.72 66.16
Gross profit10.1210.3810.6410.39 8.92 8.52
Gross profit margin13.5%12.6%11.9%14.2% 13.0% 12.9%
EBT0.100.240,110.09 -1.83 0.58
Net profit0.080.230.100.08 -2.50 0.07