STOCKHOLM, March 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Spence Doors, a leading manufacturer of commercial doors in Australia.
“I am very pleased to welcome Spence Doors and their employees into the ASSA ABLOY Group. This acquisition delivers on our strategy to strengthen our position in the mature markets through adding complementary products and solutions to our core business,” says Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY.
“Spence Doors is an excellent addition to the Asia Pacific Division and complements our existing door opening solutions offering for our customers. The acquisition provides potential to accelerate our growth utilising their comprehensive footprint around Australia,” says Anders Maltesen, Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY and Head of Division Asia Pacific.
Spence Doors was established in 1951 and has approximately 260 employees. The main office is located in Melbourne, Australia.
Sales for 2019 are expected to reach about AUD 67 million (approx. SEK 435 million) and the acquisition will be accretive to EPS from start.
For more information, please contact:
President and CEO
tel. no: +46-8-506-485-82
CFO and Executive Vice President
tel. no: +46-8-506-485-72
Head of Investor Relations
tel. no: +46-70-275-67-68
About ASSA ABLOY
The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 48,500 employees and sales of SEK 84 billion. The Group has leading positions in areas such as efficient door openings, trusted identities and entrance automation. ASSA ABLOY’s innovations enable safe, secure and convenient access to physical and digital places. Every day, we help billions of people experience a more open world.
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