Annual report 2000

The ASSA ABLOY Annual Report 2000 available in sections below

Key figures & events

  • Income before tax increased by 43 percent to SEK 1,402 M, 
  • Operating cash flow after capital expenditure was even stronger at SEK 1,756 M
  • Earnings per share increased by 23 percent to SEK 2.73. 
  • Through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth our sales grew to SEK 14,394 M (10,277) and on a pro forma basis our sales are now approaching SEK 20,000 M.

Through the acquisition of the global lock group Yale Intruder Security we became the world leaders in locks. By acquiring HID, the world leader in identification products for access control, we have added a logical and fast growing business area and important know-how for the development of future intelligent locks.