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With roots dating back to 1938, Capital Safety is a global leader in the design and production of FPE solutions for workers at height. A subset of the
Capital Safety's industry-leading products and solutions, which include harnesses, lanyards, self-retracting lifelines and engineered systems, are sold through the globally recognized brands DBI-SALA, PROTECTA and UNILINE. These iconic brands are highly valued by end-customers and renowned for their emphasis on quality, functionality, reliability and innovation. Ultimately, Capital Safety's products bring workers at height home safely after every workday.
"We see attractive growth prospects for the safety equipment industry overall, but we believe fall protection is particularly attractive because of the segment's weighting towards energy and infrastructure and because of the potential for future growth due to further development of safety regulations, particularly in emerging markets, and increased compliance globally. As a market leader with a highly focused business model and outstanding relationships with both distributors and end-customers, Capital Safety is well positioned to capture the significant secular growth ahead of it. In addition, the management team is exceptionally broad and deep, and has a real "can do" attitude, culture of innovation, and richness of end-customer insight that sets it apart from the competition," said
The closing of the transaction, expected to be in January, is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as financial advisor to KKR. Fully committed financing will be provided by
Founded in 1976 and led by
About Capital Safety
Capital Safety, one of the world's leading manufacturers of fall protection, confined space and rescue equipment, with 20 operating sites worldwide and a passionate commitment to quality, innovation and safety, is home of the DBI-SALA, PROTECTA and UNILINE brands. All of Capital Safety's fall protection and rescue systems are backed by extensive training, knowledgeable technical assistance and professional customer service. For more information, please visit www.capitalsafety.com.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
Source: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
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