Esko Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2002

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,600


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 3

  • Investments
  • 8

Esko General Information


Developer of integrated software and hardware intended to accelerate the go-to-market process of packaged goods. The company specializes in supporting and managing the packaging design and print processes through converters, sign and display finishing, commercial printing and related software, thereby enabling brand owners, retailers, pre-media and trade shops to intelligently digitize, connect, automate and accelerate the concept-to-market processes effectively.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Printing Services (B2B)
Other Hardware
Corporate Office
  • Raymonde de Larochelaan 13
  • 9051 Ghent
  • Belgium
+32 09 000 00 00

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Esko Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Esko Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Business/Productivity Software
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1,600 As of 2024


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Esko Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Electronics For Imaging Private Equity-Backed Londonderry, NH 0000 00000 000000000 00000
GMG Color Corporation Tubingen, Germany 000
X-Rite Formerly PE-Backed Grand Rapids, MI 000 00000 000000&0 00000
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Corporation Heidelberg, Germany 0000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Xerox Private Debt Financed Norwalk, CT 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
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Esko Patents

Esko Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
DE-202022002301-U1 Device for imaging a flexographic printing plate Active 25-Oct-2022 000000000
DE-202022000652-U1 Roller for fastening a panel and imaging device Active 16-Mar-2022 00000000000
EP-4174579-A1 System and process for persistent marking of flexo plates with isolated microstructures and plates marked therewith Pending 01-Nov-2021 0000000000 0
EP-4063956-A1 Uv exposure apparatus for flexographic printing plates comprising multiple uv light sources Pending 24-Mar-2021 000000000 0
EP-4285187-A1 Printing plate exposure method and apparatus with reduced thermal polymerization Pending 01-Feb-2021 G03F7/2002
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Esko Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Joël Depernet President
Aleksander Wowro Chief Financial Officer
Aravind Sakthivel Chief Information Officer
Matthew Haws Chief Marketing Officer
Adrián Fernandez Chief Product Officer
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Esko Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Esko Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Esko Investments & Acquisitions (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Tilia Labs 10-Aug-2022 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
BLUE Software 18-Jul-2018 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
MediaBeacon 16-Mar-2015 0000000000 Other Financial Services
Cape Systems Group 05-Sep-2013 0000000000 Vertical Market Software 0000000 0
Gradual Software 13-Mar-2008 Buyout/LBO Social/Platform Software 0000000 0
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Esko Subsidiaries (7)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Tilia Labs Business/Productivity Software Ottawa, Canada 2012
Esko-Graphics Danmark Publishing Broenshoej, Denmark 0000
Gradual Software Social/Platform Software Gent, Belgium 0000
Esko Graphics Machinery (B2B) Gent, Belgium 0000
Esko Stonecube IT Consulting and Outsourcing Salford, United Kingdom 0000
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Esko Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems 01-Jan-1998 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
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Esko FAQs

  • When was Esko founded?

    Esko was founded in 2002.

  • Where is Esko headquartered?

    Esko is headquartered in Ghent, Belgium.

  • What is the size of Esko?

    Esko has 1,600 total employees.

  • What industry is Esko in?

    Esko’s primary industry is Business/Productivity Software.

  • Is Esko a private or public company?

    Esko is a Private company.

  • What is Esko’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Esko is 00000.

  • Who are Esko’s investors?

    Axcel Management and Danaher have invested in Esko.

  • Who are Esko’s competitors?

    Electronics For Imaging, GMG Color, X-Rite, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, and Xerox are some of the 10 competitors of Esko.

  • When was Esko acquired?

    Esko was acquired on 31-Mar-2023.

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