Wiggin and Dana Counsels ASSA ABLOY'S HID Global in $337 Million Acquisition of Fargo Electronics

June 12, 2006

The law firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP is pleased to have served as counsel to HID Global Corporation, part of the ASSA ABLOY group of companies, in its $337 million (including cash) acquisition of Fargo Electronics, Inc., a publicly-traded company listed on NASDAQ.  The deal is the result of a long-standing relationship between the two security solutions companies and their decision to pursue joint opportunities in the secure identification field.