TBi Industries Gruppe / Colfax Corporation

Baker Tilly provided comprehensive advice to the shareholders on the sale of TBi Industries Group to Colfax Corporation (“Colfax”) with respect to all legal and tax related matters and the negotiations of the SPA.

TBi Industries Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality industrial equipment for welding technology with subsidiaries in Germany, France, the Czech Republic and China.

Colfax is a global manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands. Colfax stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The transaction has already been closed. The parties agreed to maintain confidentiality about the purchase price.

Quick Facts

TBi Industries Gruppe

  • Manufacturer of high-quality industrial equipment

Colfax Corporation

  • Manufacturing and engineering company
  • Employees: 16,000 (2016)
  • Revenue: 3.647 billion USD (2016)

Deal size

  • Undisclosed

Services provided

  • Contract negotiation consulting
  • Drafting of contract
  • Legal and tax sales structuring


  • Dr. Thomas Gemmeke
  • Dr. Jörg Maitzen
  • Roland Hoven
  • Stephan Zuber
  • Robert Rostek
  • Dr. Alexander Lorenz