– Taking a further step towards cementing their place as Europe’s leading fall protection and rescue specialist. 


Cresto Group has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in the British group Abtech Safety, consisting of Abtech Safety Ltd, Outreach Organization Ltd and Outreach Rescue Medic Skills Ltd. The company has 30 employees and is a market leader in the United Kingdom. This acquisition further consolidates Cresto Group’s position as an international specialist and leader in this industry.  

Abtech Safety are leading suppliers of personal fall protection and rescue equipment in the United Kingdom, also providing advanced trainings and courses for the industrial sector and rescue specialists through the company Outreach Rescue. Abtech Safety was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Flintshire, UK. They market a range of high quality personal fall protection and rescue products under their own brand Abtech®.

"Abtech’s and Outreach’s strong position in the United Kingdom and deep product knowledge and long experience within safety at heights, safety in confined spaces as well as safety on and around water, complement the business, goals and objectives of Cresto Group”, says Patrik Malterling, CEO of Cresto Group.

”We are very much looking forward to joining Bergman & Beving and Cresto Group and together drive development in safety at heights and rescue”, says the majority seller Ian Jones. “Abtech’s operations and culture fit well into Bergman & Beving's business model, where entrepreneurial companies can continue to develop with active support from a strong owner”.

The Cresto Group now consist of six specialist fall protection and rescue companies and strong premium product brands such as Cresto and RESQ.

This is effective from 1st of April 2021.

For further information, please contact:

Patrik Malterling, CEO Cresto Group, phone: +46 705 38 38 83