Otto Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1949
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 475

Otto Group General Information


Provider of multichannel retail, financial services, and logistics service. The company's multichannel retail activities include selling fashion, footwear, furniture, and lifestyle products through various sales channels, such as e-commerce, catalogs and over-the-counter retail stores in Germany and internationally. The company also provides various financial services, including retail-related financial services that include consumer loans and liquidity management products; and receivables management services, such as merchandise pre-financing for medium-sized companies. It also provides marketing and risk information, and debt management services; payment services for banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, mail-order retailers, utility, and ITC companies.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Werner Otto Versandhandel
Ownership Status
Privately Held (no backing)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Catalog Retail
Consumer Finance
Primary Office
  • Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7
  • 22179 Hamburg
  • Germany
+49 040 00000
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Otto Group Executive Team (38)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Petra Scharner-Wolff Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board & Controlling, Human Resources Otto Group
Christian Post Principal, Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Law
Hanjo Schneider Member, Executive Board
Niclas Woedtke Senior M&A Manager
Jan-Henrik Zentner Head, Mergers & Acquisitions
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Otto Group Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Alexander Birken Self Chairman of the Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Hans-Otto Schrader Otto Group Board Member 000 0000
Michael Otto Ph.D Self Chairman, Supervisory Board 000 0000
Rainer Hillebrand Otto Group Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, Member of the Executive Board, Corporate Strategy, E-Commerce & Business Intelligence Otto Group 000 0000
Winfried Steeger Otto Group Board Member 000 0000
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Otto Group Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Majestic Referring Domains


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Otto Group Investments & Acquisitions (32)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00 0000 000000000 01-Jun-2019 00000 0000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
00000 000 19-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00 00000 Internet Retail 000000000 000000
0000 0000000000 26-Jan-2016 000000000 Financial Software
0000 08-Oct-2015 00000 00000 00 Business/Productivity Software
C.J. Vogel 20-Feb-2014 PIPE 00.000 Other Financial Services
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Otto Group Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Creative-Task Business/Productivity Software Hamburg, Germany 2010
0000000000 Internet Retail Hamburg, Germany 0000
0000000 Specialty Retail Munich, Germany 0000
000000.00 Distributors/Wholesale Berlin, Germany 0000
00000000 Internet Retail Berlin, Germany 0000
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Otto Group Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 0000000000 26-Jan-2016 000000000 Completed
  • 0000 00000
0000 08-Oct-2015 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
0000000000 20-Aug-2012 0000 00000 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000 000000 01-Jan-2008 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 0000 00000
Alba Moda Merger/Acquisition Completed
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