sale to Allegion, plc

Industrial
sale to Allegion, plc

Summary

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to HgCapital on this transaction .

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SimonsVoss Technologies GmbH (“SimonsVoss” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of HgCapital, was recently acquired by Allegion, plc (NYSE: ALLE) for consideration of €210 million.

SimonsVoss is an electronic lock company with a leading position in the growing European electronic lock market. The Company’s comprehensive suite of solutions for electronic access control is sold globally. As a strong brand that is well-known for innovation, SimonsVoss adds IP and technical expertise in the safety and security business to Allegion. SimonsVoss generated sales of approximately €52 million in 2014 and has approximately 275 employees. SimonsVoss is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Allegion is a global pioneer in safety and security, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion produces a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Allegion is a $2 billion revenue company, with products sold in almost 130 countries. Allegion is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

David Silver +44 (0) 207 667-8216
Michael Wolff +49 (0) 69 1301-4949
Joel Cohen +1 312 609-4924
Chris Cooper +1 704 553-6610
Sven Harmsen +49 (0) 69 1301-4956
Industrial
sale to Allegion, plc
Date
September 2015
Company
SimonsVoss
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
Europe
Acquiror Location
Europe

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