Geplaatst op 20 May 2016 in Transactions

In May 2016 Mauer® was acquired by ASSA ABLOY. ASSA ABLOY is the global market leader in access systems. With the acquisition of Mauer, ASSA ABLOY aims to strenghten its position in emerging markets.

About Mauer® Locking Systems

Mauer® is a leading manufacturer of cylinders, locks, and locking systems. The Company offers multiple solutions for the current security needs. Mauer® is located in The Netherlands and Bulgaria. Mauer® The Netherlands was created in 1999 out of Van Erp Agenturen and is headquartered in Amersfoort. At this office, the sales, assembly and order processing departments are located. Products are manufactured by Mauer® Bulgaria, at the Company’s own production facility in Varna.


ASSA ABLOY is the world’s largest supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions. ASSA ABLOY is active in mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in most of Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific. In the rapidly growing security segment, ASSA ABLOY has an unmatched presence in the area of access control, identification technology, entrance automation and hotel security.

Role Catalyst Advisors

Catalyst Advisors acted as an advisor to the shareholders/management of Mauer® in The Netherlands and Bulgaria. Catalyst was responsible for the negotiations with ASSA ABLOY and coordinating the entire sales process.