KKR completes acquisition of Capital Safety
By Alyssa Dalton
January 26, 2012 – Capital Safety, the manufacturer of fall protection equipment under the DBI-SALA, Uniline and Protecta brands, has announced the completion of its acquisition by KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.), a global investment firm. All transfers of the previously disclosed $1.12 billion agreement are complete, and the new ownership is currently in place.
KKR says it will continue to strategically invest in Capital Safety’s position as the “world leader in supplying fall protection solutions” and expects continued expansion both in terms of products and markets served.