ASSA ABLOY has today finalised the acquisition of the entire share capital of Arran Isle Limited, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the UK, Ireland and Europe.
The acquisition has undergone full regulatory approval by both the Competitions and Market Authority (CMA) in the UK and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in Ireland.
Arran Isle has some 560 employees, with operational activity at sites in UK, Ireland, Europe and China. Arran Isle has a varied portfolio of products primarily trading under the brands of Carlisle Brass and Mila. Businesses within the Arran Isle group date back as far as 1971, the group provides a market leading service provision to customers.
ASSA ABLOY is an international group with around 48,000 employees and sales close to €8.4 billion. In the UK, ASSA ABLOY is best known for the Yale and UNION brands and has its Head Office and main manufacturing centre in Willenhall.
”Arran Isle Group and their respective businesses bring well-known brands and an operational model that delivers consistent, great service” says Harry Warrender, Senior Vice President and Head of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK and Ireland. Their portfolio delivers on our strategy to extend the ASSA ABLOY product and service offering for the UK and Ireland and it gives me great pleasure to welcome the Arran Isle team to our organisation.
The Arran Isle management team will report into ASSA ABLOY UK&I’s executive team with immediate effect and the intention is for the business to run very much ‘business as usual’ to focus on continuing to deliver customer service excellence.
For more information, please contact:
Richard Bromley, CTO & Business Development Director
E-mail: Richard.Bromley@assaabloy.com. Tel: 01902 364062