ASSA ABLOY - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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ASSA ABLOY M&A Summary

ASSA ABLOY has acquired 122 companies, including 38 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 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 2022, when it sold ASSA ABLOY - Emtek and Schaub to Fortune Brands Home & Security for $800M. ASSA ABLOY has acquired in 15 different US states, and 30 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (45%) and safety/security (15%).

ASSA ABLOY Business Overview

Where is ASSA ABLOY headquartered?

ASSA ABLOY is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

What is ASSA ABLOY’s revenue?

ASSA ABLOY disclosed revenue of 87,649M SEK for 2020 and 94,029M SEK for 2019.

How many employees does ASSA ABLOY have?

ASSA ABLOY has 50,727 employees.

What sector is ASSA ABLOY in?

ASSA ABLOY is a manufacturing company.

When was ASSA ABLOY founded?

ASSA ABLOY was founded in 1954.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity126
    • M&A Buy Activity121
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 30
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (6.4/yr) # 89 4 6 9 8 5 121
vol $1.4B $4.3B $5.7B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 1 - 1 - 1 5
vol $89M $800M $889M
  126

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Messerschmitt Systems GmbH 2024-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Nuremberg, Germany · www.messerschmitt.com
Nomadix, Inc. 2024-03-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Woodland, California · www.nomadix.com
GlobalReach Technology 2024-03-27 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.globalreachtech.com
PACA Ascenseurs Services 2024-02-02 - Divestiture
Les Pennes Mirabeau, France · www.paca-ascenseurs.fr
Amecor (Pty) Ltd. 2024-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.amecor.com
Integrated Warehouse Solutions (IWS) 2024-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas · www.iwsolutions.com
Ghost Controls LLC 2023-12-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Tallahassee, Florida · www.ghostcontrols.com
Leone Fence Co. Ltd. 2023-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.leonefence.com
Securitech Group, Inc. 2023-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Maspeth, New York · www.securitech.com
Forte Door Locks 2023-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
, Peru
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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 21
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 20
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Basingstoke, United Kingdom
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Cross Match Holdings, Inc. 2018-09-24 19
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 18
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Palm Beach Gardens, Florida · www.crossmatch.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Products 2017-09-18 17
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Long Beach, California · www.mercury-security.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Mercury Security Distribution 2017-09-18 16
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Togher, Ireland · www.mercurysd.ie
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IAI Industrial Systems BV 2015-12-15 15
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Veldhoven, Netherlands · www.iai-industrial-systems.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Quantum Secure, Inc. 2015-03-26 14
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Jose, California · www.quantumsecure.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 Lumidigm, Inc. 2014-02-10 13
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.lumidigm.com
HID Global Corp. 2007-07-03 IdenTrust, Inc. 2014-01-17 12
Austin, Texas · www.hidglobal.com San Francisco, California · www.identrust.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 54 (45%) 4.3B (75%) - -
Safety/Security 18 (15%) - - -
Manufacturing 11 (9%) - - -
Technology Hardware 8 (7%) - - -
Distribution 7 (6%) 1.4B (25%) - -
Metals/Mining 7 (6%) - - -
Information Technology 3 (2%) - - -
Machinery 2 (2%) - 1 (20%) 89M (10%)
Semiconductors 2 (2%) - 1 (20%) -
Communications 2 (2%) - - -
Business Services 1 (1%) - 1 (20%) -
Consumer Products 1 (1%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (1%) - - -
Electronics 1 (1%) - - -
Insurance 1 (1%) - - -
Retail 1 (1%) - - -
Software 1 (1%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (20%) -
Furniture - - 1 (20%) 800M (90%)
Total 121 $5.7B 5 $889M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 32 4.3B - -
  California 8 4.3B - -
  Texas 6 - - -
  Pennsylvania 3 - - -
  North Carolina 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
China 11 - - -
United Kingdom 11 10M - -
Sweden 6 1.4B 2 889M
Canada 7 - - -
  Ontario 5 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
Australia 5 - - -
Brazil 4 - - -
France 3 - 1 -
Italy 4 - - -
South Africa 4 - - -
Germany 3 - - -
Netherlands 3 - - -
New Zealand 3 - - -
Poland 3 - - -
South Korea 3 - - -
Switzerland 2 - 1 -
Belgium 2 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - 1 -
Finland 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Costa Rica 1 - - -
Croatia 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Peru 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (5%) 1.4B (25%) 2 (40%) 889M (100%)
Cross-border 115 (95%) 4.3B (75%) 3 (60%) -
Total 121 $5.7B 5 $889M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
Linklaters
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 to $1B 1 $800M
< $100M 1 $89M
TOTAL $889M
Largest ASSA ABLOY - Emtek and Schaub
$800M (2022-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
12 (10%)
Strategic(s)
3%
4 (3%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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