Acquisitions

ASSA ABLOY has made over 200 acquisitions since the Group was formed in 1994, and has a target of 5 percent acquired growth over a business cycle.

The Group's acquisition strategy is focused on three areas: Increasing geographical market presence, complementing the product range and adding new technologies in key areas.

Have a look at our acquired companies below or experience the ASSA ABLOY history here.

ASSA ABLOY acquisitions 1994-2017

The ASSA ABLOY Group is founded in 1994 through the merger of ASSA in Sweden and Abloy in Finland and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange on November 8, 1994.

Besides the acquisitions listed here, ASSA ABLOY has acquired some 100 smaller companies over the years. The Group is now almost 15 times larger than in 1994.

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2016

2015

2014

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2012

2011

2010

2009

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2005

2004

2003

2001

  • UDP, USA
    • Ceco
    • Dominion
    • Fleming
    • Trussbilt
  • Phillips, Mexiko
  • RIS, Tjeckien
  • COSAS Electronica, Argentina
  • UBA Almadis, Argentina
  • Radicovic, Slovenia
  • Union Locks, Kenya
  • VEMA, The Netherlands
  • INITIAL, France

2000

1999

1998

  • Medeco, USA
  • URBIS, Romania
  • Wilhelm Dörrenhaus, Germany
  • ASSA-Solid, Poland
  • Scovill, Mexiko
  • Securitron Magnalock, USA
  • New England Lock & Hardware, USA
  • Abloy Canada, Canada
  • Precise Security Supplies, Hong Kong

1997

  • Vachette, France
    • JPM
    • Laperche
    • Bezault
    • Litto, Belgium
  • Elsafe, Norway
  • FAB, Czech Republic
  • Abloy Security, Singapore

1996

  • ESSEX, USA
    • Sargent
    • McKinney
    • Curries
    • Graham
  • NT Møller Undall, Norway
  • Gorund, Norway
  • Secureware, Singapore
  • Ambouw, The Netherlands

1994

  • ASSA, Sweden
    • Arrow
    • Ruko
    • SOLID
    • FAS
  • Abloy, Finland
    • IKON
    • TrioVing
    • VingCard
    • Cardkey