3M in $2.5 Billion Capital Safety Acquisition

June 24, 2015

Cleary Gottlieb is representing 3M in its acquisition of Capital Safety Group from affiliates of KKR for $2.5 billion. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the global personal protective equipment industry. 3M’s Personal Safety business, part of 3M’s Safety and Graphics Business Group, is a global provider of respiratory and hearing protection solutions that help improve the safety and security of workers.