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Fortune Brands acquires residential hardware brands

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., an industry-leading home and security products company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Emtek and Schaub premium and luxury door and cabinet hardware business and the U.S. and Canadian Yale and August residential smart home locks business from ASSA ABLOY Inc. for a purchase price of $800 million, or approximately $700 million net of tax benefits.