Press Release

Kirkland Represents Colfax on Sale of Air and Gas Handling Business to KPS Capital Partners for $1.8 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a leading diversified technology company, on its agreement to sell its Air and Gas Handling business to KPS Capital Partners, LP for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion. Completion of the transaction is expected in the second half of 2019 and is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners David Feirstein and Daniel Wolf and associates Laura Umbrecht and Alyssa McAnney; and tax partner Dean Shulman and associate Tristan Evans-Wilent.