Klarabergsviadukten 90,
Stockholm, 107 23
+46 8-506 485 00

The Assa Abloy Group is a Swedish lock manufacturer, and is the world's largest lock manufacturer by sales volume.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 51 7 6 6 8 3 81
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $89M $89M

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$1.4B (2010-12-20)
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Largest Lorentzen & Wettre
$89M (2011-07-04)

According to our data here at Mergr, ASSA ABLOY AB has acquired 81 companies, including 35 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

ASSA ABLOY AB’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Cardo AB for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Lorentzen & Wettre to ABB for $89M. ASSA ABLOY AB has acquired in 11 different US states, and 25 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (55%) and safety/security (14%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 225 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is Patrick Industries, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Anders Invest B.V. with 4 platform acquisitions.

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