Abloy has acquired the business of Alta Seguridad Latinoamerica S.A.S. (ASL), a long-time ABLOY distributor in Colombia

ASL, headquartered in Bogota and with ten employees, has a leading position in Colombia's high security market.


This acquisition is part of Abloy's strategy to grow in emerging markets. It represents an important step towards developing Abloy’s core segments within Professional End Users, OEM and System Integrators in the growing high security market in Colombia and generally in Latin America.

The business of ASL has been acquired by a newly established entity, Abloy Colombia S.A.S. 

Mr Alejandro Valderrama, the previous owner of ASL, will continue as managing director of Abloy Colombia S.A.S., and will report to Jari Toivanen, VP Abloy International Sales Units at Abloy Oy.

We welcome the team of ASL into Abloy International and the ASSA ABLOY Group.

For more information, please contact:

Jari Toivanen, Vice President, Abloy International Sales Units, tel. +358 20 599 2220
Jorma Sirén, President, Abloy Oy, tel. +358 20 599 2200