ASSA ABLOY Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ManufacturingCompany

ASSA ABLOY has acquired 98 companies, including 33 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

ASSA ABLOY’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Spectrum Brands Holdings - Hardware and Home Improvement for $4.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Lorentzen & Wettre to ABB for $89M. ASSA ABLOY has acquired in 13 different US states, and 27 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (51%) and safety/security (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity100
    • M&A Buy Activity97
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 27
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 3

ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY AB

Klarabergsviadukten 90,
Stockholm, 107 23
Sweden,
+46 8-506 485 00
www.assaabloy.com

The Assa Abloy Group is a Swedish lock manufacturer, and is the world's largest lock manufacturer by sales volume. ASSA ABLOY was founded in 1954 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.2/yr) # 71 8 6 5 3 4 97
vol $1.4B $4.3B $5.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - 1 - 3
vol $89M $89M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Arran Isle Ltd. 2021-09-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Bradford, United Kingdom · www.arranisle.com
Spectrum Brands Holdings - Hardware and Home Improvement 2021-09-08 4.3B USD Divestiture
Lake Forest, California
Capital Door Service 2021-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Sacramento., California
Sure-Loc Hardware, Inc. 2021-05-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.surelochardware.com
Olimpia Hardware, Inc. 2020-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, Costa Rica · www.olimpiahardware.com
CEDES AG 2020-09-07 - Divestiture
Landquart, Switzerland · www.cedes.com
FocusCura BV 2020-07-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Driebergen-Rijsenburg, Netherlands · www.focuscura.com
Biosite Systems Ltd. 2020-02-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Solihull, United Kingdom · www.biositesystems.com
AM Group Pty Ltd. 2019-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Yennora, Australia · www.amgroup.com
LUX-IDent s.r.o 2019-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Lanskroun, Czech Republic · www.lux-ident.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Access Ltd. 2020-08-17 16
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Reading, United Kingdom · www.access-is.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 De La Rue plc - Citizen Identity Business 2019-06-12 15
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Basingstoke, United Kingdom
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Cross Match Holdings, Inc. 2018-09-24 14
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Palm Beach Gardens, Florida · www.crossmatch.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Cross Match Technologies, Inc. 2018-09-24 13
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Palm Beach Gardens, Florida · www.crossmatch.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Products 2017-09-18 12
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Long Beach, California · www.mercury-security.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Distribution 2017-09-18 11
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Togher, Ireland · www.mercurysd.ie
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IAI Industrial Systems BV 2015-12-15 10
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Veldhoven, Netherlands · www.iai-industrial-systems.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Quantum Secure, Inc. 2015-03-26 9
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Jose, California · www.quantumsecure.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Lumidigm, Inc. 2014-02-10 8
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.lumidigm.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IdenTrust, Inc. 2014-01-17 7
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Francisco, California · www.identrust.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 49 (51%) 4.3B (75%) - -
Safety/Security 14 (14%) - - -
Metals/Mining 7 (7%) - - -
Distribution 5 (5%) 1.4B (25%) - -
Manufacturing 5 (5%) - - -
Technology Hardware 5 (5%) - - -
Machinery 2 (2%) - 1 (33%) 89M (100%)
Semiconductors 2 (2%) - 1 (33%) -
Business Services 1 (1%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (1%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (1%) - - -
Insurance 1 (1%) - - -
Retail 1 (1%) - - -
Software 1 (1%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (33%) -
Total 97 $5.7B 3 $89M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 25 4.3B - -
  California 7 4.3B - -
  Texas 4 - - -
  Pennsylvania 3 - - -
  North Carolina 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
China 11 - - -
United Kingdom 9 10M - -
Sweden 6 1.4B 1 89M
Australia 4 - - -
Brazil 3 - - -
Canada 3 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Italy 3 - - -
Netherlands 3 - - -
New Zealand 3 - - -
South Africa 3 - - -
South Korea 3 - - -
Switzerland 2 - 1 -
Belgium 2 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - 1 -
Finland 2 - - -
France 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Poland 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Costa Rica 1 - - -
Croatia 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (6%) 1.4B (25%) 1 (33%) 89M (100%)
Cross-border 91 (94%) 4.3B (75%) 2 (67%) -
Total 97 $5.7B 3 $89M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Linklaters LLP
1
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $5.7B
< $100M 1 $10M
TOTAL $5.7B
Largest Spectrum Brands Holdings - Hardware and Home Improvement
$4.3B (2021-09-08)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $89M
TOTAL $89M
Largest Lorentzen & Wettre
$89M (2011-07-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
8 (8%)
Strategic(s)
4%
4 (4%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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