Figures and Facts
|Established||12. September 1995|
|Accounting standard||HGB (German Commercial Code)|
|End of business year||December 31|
Tobias Kaulfuss (CEO)
Dr. Joachim Bernecker (Chairman)
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)||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|Gross profit margin||15.4%||13.5%||12.6%||11.9%||14.2%||13.0%|