Otto GmbH & Co KG

Overview

Otto GmbH & Co KG (Otto) is a multi-channel retailer that offers fashion and lifestyle products. The company’s product portfolio includes fashion products, shoes and lifestyle products, furniture and home accessories, toys, consumer electronics, and sports and leisure products, as well as, a range of DIY products for renovation and gardening and related accessories. It provides retail-related financial and logistics services including free home delivery, financial and travel services. Otto sells merchandise through catalog, retail shops, website, and television. The company’s operations are spread across Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Otto is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.
Key Stats
Address
Werner-Otto-Strasse 1-7, Hamburg, Hamburg
Headquarters

Germany

Contact

49 40 64610

No of Employees

49,895

Industry

Retailing

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters Germany United States of America Germany Germany
Headquarter City Hamburg SEATTLE Hamburg DUESSELDORF
Headquarter State/Province Hamburg Washington Hamburg -
No. of Employees 49,895 1,335,000 402,000 97,639
Entity Type Private Public Private Public

Products & Services

Otto is an online retailer of fashion and lifestyle products in Germany. The company’s major products and services include the following:

Products
  • Apparel
  • Sporting Goods
  • Textiles
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Services
  • Home Delivery Services
  • Financial Services
  • Logistics Services
Brands
  • About You
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  • C&B
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Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Alexander Birken Chief Executive Officer; Director Executive Board 2017 57 Mr. Alexander Birken has been the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company since 2017. Prior to this, he...
Michael Otto Chairman Non Executive Board - 78 Mr. Michael Otto serves as the Chairman of the company. Prior to this, he served as the Chairman and Chief...
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History

Year Event Description
2021 Divestiture In January, the company sold its Hansecontrol business to Qima.
2020 Plans/Strategy In October, the company announced its plans to sell its French operations of its parcel…
2020 Corporate Changes/Expansions In June, the company's brand AboutYou expanded its services to Slovenia, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania.
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Locations


EOS Holding GmbH

Address

Steindamm 71, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

49 40 25328657

Website

www.eos-solutions.com
Hermes Europe GmbH

Address

Essener Strasse 89, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

49 40 537550

Website

www.hermesworld.com
Hanseatic Versicherungsdienst GmbH

Address

Bramfelder Chaussee 105, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

49 40 646500

Website

www.hvd.de
BAUR Versand GmbH & Co KG

Address

Bahnhofstrasse 10, Burgkunstadt
Germany

Telephone

49 9572 910

Website

www.baur-gruppe.com
Josef Witt GmbH

Address

Schillerstrasse 4-12, Weiden
Germany

Telephone

49 961 4000

Website

www.witt-gruppe.eu
Shopping24 GmbH

Address

Possmoorweg 2, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

49 40 64616001

Website

www.s24.com
Freemans Grattan Holdings Ltd

Address

66-70 Vicar Lane, Little Germany, Bradford
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 1274 575511

Website

fgh-uk.com
Bonprix Handelsgesellschaft mbH

Address

Haldesdorfer Strasse 61, Hamburg
Germany

Telephone

49 40 64620

Website

www.bonprix.de

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
15 Mar 2021 InPost Acquires Mondial Relay Acquisition InPost Sp zoo Mondial Relay SASU
04 Jan 2021 Qima Acquires Testing institute Hansecontrol from Otto Acquisition Qima Holdings Limited Testing institute Hansecontrol GmbH
10 Aug 2020 Advent International to Acquire 75% Stake in Hermes UK (myHermes) Private Equity Advent International Corp; myHermes management myHermes
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Jobs Overview

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Active Jobs

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