Colfax Corporation (CFX) - NYSE
  • Feb. 12, 2014, 4:48 PM
    • Colfax (CFX) agrees to acquire Victor Technologies, a manufacturer of cutting, gas control and specialty welding solutions, from Irving Place Capital for $947M, including the assumption of debt.
    • CFX says it expects the acquisition to be immediately accretive to adjusted EPS and free cash flow.
    • To finance the deal, CFX will begin a public offering of 6.5M common shares.
    • CFX -1.5% AH.
    | Feb. 12, 2014, 4:48 PM
  • Sep. 12, 2011, 6:49 AM

    U.S. pumps and valves manufacturer Colfax (CFX) will buy U.K. toolmaker Charter International (CHITF.PK) for £1.53B ($2.4B) in cash and shares, beating off rival bidder Melrose (MLSPF.PK) (PR). Despite the sweeter bid, Colfax still needs to convince Charter's shareholders that it can do a better job of a turnaround.

    | Sep. 12, 2011, 6:49 AM
  • Sep. 12, 2011, 6:46 AM

    Colfax (CFX) agrees to purchase Charter International (CHITY.PK) for $2.4B in a combined stock and cash deal, beating out a bid from buyout firm Melrose. Shares of Charter are up 6% in London.

    | Sep. 12, 2011, 6:46 AM | 2 Comments
  • Sep. 5, 2011, 5:00 AM

    Colfax (CFX) yesterday said it's in preliminary discussions about making an offer for Charter International (CHITY.PK), a U.K. maker of welding tools and gas and air handling equipment. Charter is already the subject of a $1.43B offer from buyout firm Melrose. (PR)

    | Sep. 5, 2011, 5:00 AM
Company Description
Colfax Corp. is a global industrial manufacturing and engineering company, which provides gas and fluid handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers. The company delivers its services around the world under the Howden, ESAB and Colfax Fluid... More
Industry: Diversified Machinery
Country: United States