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Why Partner with Onex?
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms.  We are committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams.

We have considerable expertise acquiring non-core subsidiaries and divisions that supply mission-critical components to their parent multinationals. Examples include our past acquisitions of assets from Boeing, General Motors, Kodak, IBM, Burger King, American Airlines and others.

Over more than 29 years, we have created considerable value for our stakeholders, including our business partners.


An Entrepreneurial Philosophy
We are a relatively small team of entrepreneurial owner-managers. We expect our businesses to be run by their management teams with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Substantial Financial Resources
With approximately $19 billion of assets under management, a significant cash balance and no debt at the parent company, Onex is able to pursue opportunities quickly.

Proven Track Record
We have completed more than 75 platform acquisitions in our 29-year history that has generated a 28% IRR on the capital invested.

An Experienced and Committed Team
Our senior management team has a 14-year average tenure with the Company. They offer the management teams of our businesses the breadth and depth of their experience in acquisitions, integration, negotiations, strategy and financing that has successfully generated our 29-year track record.

Extensive Network of Relationships
Our deep network of business and strategic relationships gives our companies an edge in growing their businesses.

Industry Leadership
A company must have the clear potential to become a leader in its industry or segment.

Opportunity for Growth
We look for opportunities where a company can achieve substantial growth, either in a rapidly growing industry or in a mature industry where there is potential for consolidation.

Strong and Committed Management Team
A company must have a strong and committed management team that is willing to make a meaningful personal financial commitment to the business.