General Questions about GK Software SE

GK Software SE is a leading global software partner for the retail sector and offers comprehensive solutions for handling all business-critical processes in branch stores and corporate headquarters. The company's competitive strength is based on global technology and innovation leadership, for example through early adaptation of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cloud or blockchain. GK Software SE offers the most comprehensive and modern solution for omni-channel retailing, including consumer apps used millions of times over, and stands out on the market for its ability to successfully implement even very large international projects.

The information on the earnings, assets and financial situation in the consolidated financial statements is based on the requirements of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Individual financial statements are prepared in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB).

GK Software SE employs 1,168 people worldwide (as of 31 December 2022).

GK Software SE is strongly growth-oriented. Therefore, the focus is on sales figures and earnings figures. The Group's key financial indicators can be found in our Fact Sheet.

For 2023, GK Software SE forecasts an increase in sales to EUR 160–175 million. The EBIT margin is also expected to increase to 15%. As part of the medium-term forecast, GK expects a sales corridor of EUR 193–205 million for the 2025 fiscal year. With regard to the margin, 15% should be slightly exceeded. Further information on the current forecast and the medium-term forecast can be found in our Fact Sheet.

Assessments by well-known independent market research companies (including Gartner, Forrester) relating to GK Software SE can be found on the Corporate Website.

GK Software SE Shares and Dividends

The total number of shareholders is not known, as GK Software does not issue registered shares, but bearer shares. The largest shareholder is Fujitsu ND Solutions AG (67.95%).

There are currently around 2.27 million GK Software SE shares (individual share certificates) in circulation. 32.05% of the shares are in free float.

The GK Software share is traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Xetra. The Securities Identification Number (SIN) is: 757142.

Information about the price of our stock can be found here and at Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

GK Software SE does not currently plan to distribute a dividend. The company is pursuing a growth strategy that requires high investments. Profits are therefore transferred to equity in order to enable future investments in growth markets while ensuring a high level of financial stability for the company.

Annual shareholders’ meeting

The next Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 28 June 2023. It has not yet been decided in what form (in person, hybrid, online) the next annual shareholders’ meeting will take place.

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Corporate governance and sustainability

GK Software is committed to responsible corporate management geared towards a sustainable increase in the company's value. GK Software SE complies with all recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in the version dated 28 April 2022 that was valid when the statement of compliance was submitted.

The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of GK Software SE prepare a transparent remuneration report annually in accordance with Section 162 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz). The remuneration report describes the basic features of the remuneration system for the members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board and provides individual information for current and former members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board about the remuneration granted and owed in the 2021 fiscal year. The existing Management Board remuneration system was submitted to the annual shareholders’ meeting on 15 June 2022 and approved by a majority of 78.58% of the valid votes cast. GK Software SE's current remuneration report can be found here.

GK Software SE possesses a statement of compliance. You can find this here.

GK Software produces an annual CSR report. This report provides information on environmental and sustainability activities, social issues and corporate governance at GK Software SE. You can find the CSR report here.

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GK Software SE is currently covered by four research companies (Warburg, SMC, Montega, Kepler-Cheuvreux). You can find further information about the analysts here.

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