KKR, Permira close deal for ProSieben stake


BERLIN -- Private equity groups KKR and Permira on Wednesday acquired the 12% stake in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 held by publisher Axel Springer.

The deal, which had been previously announced, gives KKR/Permira a 62.7% capital stake in ProSiebenSat.1 and full control of the group's voting shares.