The ASSA ABLOY Group has acquired 100 percent of the shares in Bird Home Automation GmbH, makers of DoorBird. 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, according to the company.
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, Calif., and Jacksonville, Fla.
For more information, visit www.doorbird.com.