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ASSA ABLOY AB (ASSA B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
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- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


ASSA ABLOY AB (ASSA ABLOY) is a Sweden-based company, engaged in the manufacture of advanced door opening solutions. It is one of the leading providers of specialized door solutions and related products across the world. The product portfolio of the company includes electromechanical locks, access control, smart cards, automatic doors, identification technology, hotel security systems, mobile keys and other fittings. ASSA ABLOY provides its products to residential, commercial and industrial customers. It offers industry-specific solutions for health care, public facilities, transportation, hospitality and other sectors.

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Table Of Contents

ASSA ABLOY AB (ASSA B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
ASSA ABLOY AB - Key Facts 4
ASSA ABLOY AB - Key Employees 5
ASSA ABLOY AB - Key Employee Biographies 6
ASSA ABLOY AB - Major Products and Services 7
ASSA ABLOY AB - History 9
ASSA ABLOY AB - Company Statement 12
ASSA ABLOY AB - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Affiliate 15
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
ASSA ABLOY AB - Business Description 16
ASSA ABLOY AB - Corporate Strategy 18
ASSA ABLOY AB - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
ASSA ABLOY AB - Strengths 19
Strength - Strong Products and Brand Portfolio 19
Strength - Geographical Landscape 19
Strength - Improvement in Profitability Indicators 19
ASSA ABLOY AB - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - High Operating Costs affect Margins 19
ASSA ABLOY AB - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Aggressive Acquisition Strategy 20
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Sustainable and Green Construction 20
Opportunity - Emerging Markets 20
ASSA ABLOY AB - Threats 21
Threat - Competitive Landscape 21
Threat - Price/Quality Trade off 21
Threat - Slow Adoption of New Building Products 21
ASSA ABLOY AB - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
ASSA ABLOY AB, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 - Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables

ASSA ABLOY AB, Key Facts 4
ASSA ABLOY AB, Key Employees 5
ASSA ABLOY AB, Key Employee Biographies 6
ASSA ABLOY AB, Major Products and Services 7
ASSA ABLOY AB, History 9
ASSA ABLOY AB, Subsidiaries 14
ASSA ABLOY AB, Affiliate 15
ASSA ABLOY AB, Key Competitors 22
ASSA ABLOY AB, Ratios based on current share price 23
ASSA ABLOY AB, Annual Ratios 23
ASSA ABLOY AB, Interim Ratios 26
ASSA ABLOY AB, Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures

ASSA ABLOY AB, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012) 25
ASSA ABLOY AB, Ratio Charts 27

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