Company Profile

Figures and Facts

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 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. -2.50 0.07