Figures and Facts
|Established||12. September 1995|
|Accounting standard||HGB (German Commercial Code)|
|End of business year||December 31|
Tobias Kaulfuss (CEO)
Sergey Skatershchikov (CFO)
Serge Umansky, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer of Whiteridge Advisors SA
Norman Hansen, Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Holotrack AG
Jörn Matuszewski, Attorney at Law
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%|