Press release
Berlin, October 6, 2022

Bird Home Automation GmbH (“DoorBird”) Acquisition by the ASSA ABLOY Group Completed

The ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions, has acquired 100% of the shares in Bird Home Automation GmbH. The aim is to further expand and scale the business in the coming years in view of changing market requirements.

Sascha Keller, CEO of Bird Home Automation, comments: “Having founded DoorBird in 2014 and continuously developed it since then, we have had an incredible journey and built a very successful business. To continue to grow and scale the company, we concluded that it was time to find a new owner to take the company forward and help it thrive in the years to come. ASSA ABLOY emerged as the best candidate to acquire DoorBird. They bring a wealth of technology, resources and capabilities to support the continued success of our business.”

“I look forward to welcoming DoorBird and their employees into the ASSA ABLOY Group. DoorBird is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group and will reinforce our offering with IP door intercom and provide complementary growth opportunities, ” says Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY.

ASSA ABLOY has the size and scale to further invest in the relevant market sector and further expand the DoorBird brand as part of its smart home and access control offering.

Bird Home Automation develops and manufactures high-quality IP-based video door intercoms, access control devices, indoor stations, and accessories under the trademark “DoorBird”. The company’s headquarters and production plant are in Berlin, Germany, with a sales office in San Francisco (CA) and Jacksonville (FL).

Being part of the ASSA ABLOY Group offers both companies the opportunity to better serve their customers and develop new opportunities for the future through the complementary capabilities of both companies.

For more information, please contact:

Sascha Keller, CEO: +49 30 120 85 86 15
Natalja Stseglova, Head of Marketing & PR, natalja.stseglova@doorbird.com,
+49 30 120 85 86 24
Susanne Hesse, Head of Marketing – North & South America, Australia, New Zealand:
susanne.hesse@doorbird.com, +1 650 822 8832

The ASSA ABLOY Group is the global leader in access solutions. The Group operates worldwide with 51,000 employees and sales of SEK 95 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.

About Bird Home Automation Group / DoorBird
The Bird Home Automation Group develops and manufactures high-quality IP video door intercoms. access control devices, indoor stations and accessories under the trademark “DoorBird”. The company’s headquarters and production plant are in Berlin, Germany, with a sales office in San Francisco (CA) and Jacksonville (FL). The products for the connected smart home are made in Germany according to the highest quality and security standards and are installed worldwide. “DoorBird” combines exclusive design with the innovative IP technology in the field of door communication. For more information, visit www.doorbird.com.

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