Milestones of Rapid Company Development

1997 Founded as adesso Beratungsgesellschaft für Software-Prozeß-Management mbH in Dortmund
Company Development Milestones
1998 First project for the insurance industry
1999 First project for the lottery industry
Enters into the product business, founded companies now operating as e-Spirit AG and adesso mobile solutions GmbH
2000 adesso reorganised as an AG (corporation)
Number of employees increases 100
2003 Number of employees increases 200
2005 Award: “Germany’s Best Employer”
2006 Expanding into the healthcare sector by acquiring a controlling interest in gadiv GmbH
2007 Reverse IPO via merger with BOV AG
Acquisition of Sitgate AG (merged to adesso AG in 2010) for expanding consulting services in the sector of IT-Management
adesso expands with new offices in Switzerland, Luxembourg and the UK
Increasing internationalisation of the project business with contracts from Russia, Spain and Luxembourg
adesso celebrates its 10-year anniversary
2008 Award: “Top Job” as top employer
adesso AG reports with about 5 million euros one of the highest order volumes for a single project in the history of the company
Number of employees increases 500
2009 Accessing the Austrian market by acquisitions and formation of adesso Austria GmbH
adesso is listed among Germany's Top 20 IT consultancy and system integration companies (Rank 18 in Lünendonk Survey 2010)
2010 Repeatedly awarded: „Great Place to Work“
Acquiring a controlling interest in evu.it GmbH in order to reinforce the service portfolio for the utilities sector and in SAP-technologies
First dividend payment
2011 For the first time, adesso generates turnover of over 100 EUR million
Market launch in the USA and opening an office in Boston
Start to strengthening the product business through targeted investments
2012 Third award in three-times participation:„Great Place to Work“
Purchase of majority in e-business specialist ARITHNEA GmbH with over 100 employers and a turnover of 10 EUR million
Number of employees increases to more than 1.000
2013 adesso hosting services GmbH and adesso Transformer GmbH begin operations
adesso expands to Turkey and founds another adesso subsidiary based in Istanbul
2014 For the first time, adesso has taken over an entire core technical process on behalf of a customer using a new process for structuring and automatically evaluating damage claims (HCM) that was developed in-house
adesso wins a major project for the development and implementation of a new application environment at a German insurance company
Decision to develop the existing PSLife life insurance solution into a complete, modern suite of products for the whole insurance industry
Recent Developments
2015 adesso has increased its holding in PSLife GmbH to 100 %, thereby strengthening its position as a provider of software solutions to the insurance industry
adesso has successfully completed the largest takeover in its history, the acquisition of the Swiss company Born Informatik AG, which has 120 employees
Number of employees increases to more than 1,500

Corporate Releases

2018-04-03 // With the presentation of its 2017 consolidated financial statements, adesso outperforms the adjusted forecast / Increase in sales to EUR 321.6 million and in EBITDA to EUR 25.4 million sets new records / Increase in dividend to EUR 0.40 per share proposed / Positive outlook for 2018  More

2018-04-03 // adesso sets new records in sales and profits with its 2017 Annual Financial Statements  More

2018-03-28 // adesso develops state-of-the-art customer portals for Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen  More