Q1 1 January - 31 March 2015 A summary of the main highlights for the first quarter of 2015. A strong start of the year for ASSA ABLOY Sales increased by 24% in the quarter, with 5% organic growth, and totaled SEK 15,252 M (12,305). Strong growth in Americas, Global Technologies and Entrance Systems and good growth in EMEA. Negative growth in Asia Pacific. Two acquisitions made during the quarter, with expected annual sales totaling about SEK 340 M. Operating income (EBIT) amounted to SEK 2,329 M (1,857). The operating margin was 15.3% (15.1). Net income amounted to SEK 1,616 M (1,264). Earnings per share increased by 28% and amounted to SEK 4.36 (3.41). Cash flow was normal for the season and amounted to SEK 520 M (557).