The Jugend hackt programme for young technology enthusiasts starts a Fellowship for sponsoring members. The Fellowship offers companies and individuals the opportunity to support the charitable initiative on a long-term basis. As the first company to sign the contract, adesso insurance solutions GmbH is the pioneering member of the Fellowship.
The IT service provider adesso and BITMARCK have been working together since 2002. Their cooperation has once again been confirmed by the extension of adesso’s framework agreement, with adesso now continuing to support the largest full-service provider in the statutory health insurance IT market until at least the end of 2020.
SAP has made the IT service provider adesso AG an SAP Gold Partner as part of the SAP PartnerEdge programme.
The Provinzial NordWest Group relied on adesso’s IT expertise for the launch of its new digital commercial insurer andsafe. Corporate customers are already able to take out insurance at the web address http://www.andsafe.de. The adesso Group supplied the complete IT architecture for the project.
What do IT and football have in common? They often have to deal with similar stereotypes, and women are under-represented in both fields. adesso wants to change this in the future and inspire more women to become computer scientists, IT consultants and information technology managers. To help achieve this, the software service provider has brought a prominent advocate and supporter on board: Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, coach of the Germany women’s national football team.
The IT service provider adesso has acquired a 90 percent stake in management systems GmbH, Neumünster, a leading provider of IT solutions to the German Associations of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (kassenärztlichen Vereinigungen). This investment further expands adesso’s portfolio in its Health division.
The newly established company urban ENERGY is developing an innovative IoT platform for the smart cities of tomorrow. The company's investors include the IT service provider adesso and Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures, the investment company of Phoenix Contact Group.
On the heels of a good fourth quarter, with sales of over EUR 100 million for the first time (EUR 102.8 million) and EBITDA of EUR 8.7 million, adesso AG has finished 2018 on a successful note. Multiple new contracts related to the in|sure family of products for insurance companies also helped fuel this development. The nearly entirely organic growth rate for the year as a whole stood at 17 % and underscores adesso's innovative strength and performance. Operating earnings (EBITDA) increased disproportionately by 22 % to reach EUR 31.1 million. The Executive Board and Supervisory Board will propose a dividend increase to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting for the sixth year in a row, resulting in a dividend distribution of EUR 0.45 per share (+ 13 %) for the reporting year. Given the continuation of the ambitious growth strategy and a further rise in in-house product development investments, the company expects to see sales growth of at least 9 % to over EUR 410 million and EBITDA of between EUR 40 million and EUR 45 million in 2019 (corresponding to EBITDA of EUR 30 million to EUR 35 million prior to the first-time effect from IFRS 16).
adesso is now operating out of Düsseldorf. This new office is the IT service provider’s 16th location in Germany. The adesso Düsseldorf location increases the company’s number of offices in North Rhine-Westphalia to five, alongside Dortmund, Cologne, Essen and Aachen.
adesso now offers a wide range of IT services specifically for the manufacturing industry as part of its new Manufacturing Industry business segment. The kind of information technology provided by adesso is an important stepping stone in retaining the innovative capabilities in this industry.