ASSA ABLOY Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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ASSA ABLOY has acquired 109 companies, including 39 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 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 15 different US states, and 29 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (47%) and safety/security (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity111
    • M&A Buy Activity108
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 29
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • 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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 78 6 5 4 6 9 108
vol $1.4B $4.3B $5.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $89M $89M
  111

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
D&D Technologies Pty Ltd. 2022-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Frenchs Forest, Australia · www.ddtech.com
Bird Home Automation GmbH 2022-10-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.doorbird.com
Control iD, Inc. 2022-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.controlid.com.br
VHS Plastic Metal Ind. ve Tic. Inc. 2022-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Silivri, Turkey · www.vhs.com.tr
J Newton Enterprises, Inc. 2022-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Inverness, Florida · www.jnewtonenterprises.com
Alcea 2022-08-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Villebon sur Yvette, France · www.alcea.fr
Caldwell Global 2022-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Rochester, New York · www.caldwellmfgco.com
Jotec Service & Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH 2022-03-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Erkelenz, Germany · www.jotec.de
Vigil Health Solutions, Inc. 2022-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Victoria, British Columbia · www.vigil.com
Malkowski - Martech S.A. 2021-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Kornik, Poland · www.malkowski.pl
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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 19
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 18
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Basingstoke, United Kingdom
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Cross Match Holdings, Inc. 2018-09-24 17
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 16
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Palm Beach Gardens, Florida · www.crossmatch.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Products 2017-09-18 15
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Long Beach, California · www.mercury-security.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Distribution 2017-09-18 14
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Togher, Ireland · www.mercurysd.ie
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IAI Industrial Systems BV 2015-12-15 13
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Veldhoven, Netherlands · www.iai-industrial-systems.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Quantum Secure, Inc. 2015-03-26 12
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Jose, California · www.quantumsecure.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Lumidigm, Inc. 2014-02-10 11
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.lumidigm.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IdenTrust, Inc. 2014-01-17 10
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Francisco, California · www.identrust.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 50 (46%) 4.3B (75%) - -
Safety/Security 16 (15%) - - -
Technology Hardware 8 (7%) - - -
Distribution 7 (6%) 1.4B (25%) - -
Manufacturing 7 (6%) - - -
Metals/Mining 7 (6%) - - -
Machinery 2 (2%) - 1 (33%) 89M (100%)
Semiconductors 2 (2%) - 1 (33%) -
Information Technology 2 (2%) - - -
Business Services 1 (1%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (1%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Insurance 1 (1%) - - -
Retail 1 (1%) - - -
Software 1 (1%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (33%) -
Total 108 $5.7B 3 $89M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 28 4.3B - -
  California 7 4.3B - -
  Texas 5 - - -
  Pennsylvania 3 - - -
  North Carolina 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
China 11 - - -
United Kingdom 9 10M - -
Sweden 6 1.4B 1 89M
Australia 5 - - -
Brazil 4 - - -
Canada 4 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
France 3 - - -
Italy 3 - - -
Netherlands 3 - - -
New Zealand 3 - - -
Poland 3 - - -
South Africa 3 - - -
South Korea 3 - - -
Switzerland 2 - 1 -
Belgium 2 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - 1 -
Finland 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Costa Rica 1 - - -
Croatia 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (6%) 1.4B (25%) 1 (33%) 89M (100%)
Cross-border 102 (94%) 4.3B (75%) 2 (67%) -
Total 108 $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%
9 (8%)
Strategic(s)
4%
4 (4%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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