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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 11, 2021



Colfax Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34045   54-1887631

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

420 National Business Parkway, 5th Floor

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(301) 323-9000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   CFX   New York Stock Exchange
5.75% Tangible Equity Units   CFXA   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

As previously disclosed, on March 11, 2021, Colfax Corporation (the “Company”) is holding an Investor Day beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. In connection with this event, the Company will provide additional information with respect to the Company’s previously announced intention to separate its fabrication technology and specialty medical technology businesses into two differentiated, independent and publicly traded companies, as well as a detailed discussion of each business. A copy of the Investor Day presentation is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

A live webcast of the event can be accessed beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time through the Company’s website at under the “Investors” section. The Investor Day presentation and replays of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website under the “Investors” section following the event.

The information in Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits


99.1    Investor Day presentation, dated March 11, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File - The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K is formatted in Inline XBRL.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: March 11, 2021



/s/ Christopher M. Hix

Name:   Christopher M. Hix
Title:   Executive Vice President, Finance

Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)