Baird’s commitment to distribution dates back to the 1980s. Our Global Distribution Group has achieved a leading market position, with extensive experience across a variety of end markets, product categories and distribution models. Our team has completed over 150 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for our distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors, totaling over $79B in transaction value. Baird’s Distribution Group has a track record of delivering successful outcomes for our clients through deep sector knowledge, international reach, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

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North America

Jason Kliewer
Managing Director

Nick Troyer
Managing Director

Rob Hamill

David Schultz
Vice President

Grant Jones
Vice President

Gregg Suglia
Vice President


Thomas Fetzer
Managing Director

Philipp Widmann

Henning Stoltze
Vice President

Distribution top 12 transactions

The above transactions were selected for their relevance to the Industrial sector and do not represent all Baird transactions. View our website at for a full list of transactions.