Kee Safety acquires Oxford Safety Components

Kee Safety, a leading global provider of fall protection solutions, guardrail systems, and safe access equipment for working at height, has acquired award-winning fall prevention specialist Oxford Safety Components, in a transaction supported by BCMS.

Oxford Safety Components sells, hires and installs innovative fall prevention safety systems for working at height. The company’s solutions include roof safety matting, insulated safety matting, maintenance and inspection podiums, stairwell protection systems, pit covers, access covers and fragile roof systems.

Central to this transaction was the great strategic fit between buyer and seller

Headquartered in Cradley Health, West Midlands, and first established in 1934, Kee Safety is a leading global provider of components and systems for guardrail, barriers, roof edge protection, fall prevention and related safe access equipment. The company has grown through strong organic growth and multiple acquisitions and its extensive product range has expanded from the long-established KEE KLAMP products into a portfolio of safety and hazard-protection equipment.

At the time of the deal in 2019, BCMS Andrew Sims, who led the transaction of behalf of Oxford Safety Components said: “Central to this transaction was the great strategic fit between buyer and seller, and the cross-selling and up-selling opportunities the deal creates. Oxford Safety’s multi-award-winning, innovative safety systems complement Kee Safety’s constantly developing product portfolio perfectly. As part of Kee Safety, our client’s systems can be offered to a far-wider, international customer base.”