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Allegion Finalizes Acquisition of Australian Residential Door Hardware Leader Gainsborough, National Commercial Locksmith

Company Press Release

Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, has completed, through one of its subsidiaries, the previously announced acquisition of GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Systems Business.

GWA’s Door and Access Systems Business includes renowned Australian brands Gainsborough Hardware and API Locksmiths. Gainsborough is the market-leading residential door hardware brand in Australia, with a portfolio that includes the country’s top entrance door lock. API Locksmiths is the commercial market leader for keying, installation and access control services across the country.

Allegion announced its intent to purchase GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Systems Business in May 2018.

About Allegion

Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in safety and security, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage®, SimonsVoss® 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 $2.4 billion company, with products sold in almost 130 countries.


Maria Pia Tamburri – Director, Public Affairs – – (317) 810-3399

Mike Wagnes – Vice President Treasurer and Investor Relations – – (317) 810-3494

Source: Allegion plc