ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions acquires Traka Iberia


ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions has announced the acquisition of Traka Iberia Gestion de Llaves y Recursos S.L. (”Traka Iberia”) near Madrid in Spain. Traka Iberia has been the regional distributor of Traka solutions since 2008, when it was founded originally under the name Keyenes S.L.U, and is market leader in providing key and equipment management solutions in Spain and the Iberia region.

From 1st Feb 2021 Traka Iberia will become an operating unit of Traka, which as the Global leader in Key and Equipment Management is part of ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions. Luis David Alvarez, who has been appointed General Manager of Traka Iberia, will report to Peter van der Kolk, Director of Traka Europe.

“Traka and Traka Iberia have enjoyed a very close partnership for over 12 years, and together wehave supported many clients from major corporations and infrastructure projects, to smallerbusinesses with world-class solutions to manage their keys and important assets. This acquisition allows us to invest to develop opportunities in the region faster and to work even more closely technically and commercially in the coming years,” says Justin Sasse MD of Traka.

“This acquisition reflects both the rapid expansion of Traka in this region and the close relationship we have with the whole team at Traka Iberia. I am looking forward to working withthem to take the next important steps in our regional growth strategy," says Peter van der Kolk, Director of Traka’s European Sales Division.

“We are very pleased to be joining Traka directly as part of the business and becoming part of ASSA ABLOY. While we have always felt part of the Traka extended family, but we will be able to engage much more closely in the product and market development plans and provide more comprehensive solutions to a variety of market sectors in this region,” says Luis David Alverez, General Manager Traka Iberia.