Onex History

  • 1984

    Gerry Schwartz founded Onex with $50 million from a small group of investors.

  • 1987

    We completed an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

  • 1994

    We completed a secondary offering on the TSX for C$98 million.

  • 1997

    We completed another secondary offering on the TSX for C$176 million.

  • 1999

    Launched third-party capital management.
    Raised C$400 million for ONCAP.

  • 2003

    Launched Onex Partners.
    Raised $1.7 billion for Onex Partners I, our large-cap private equity platform.

  • 2006

    Raised $3.5 billion for Onex Partners II.

  • 2006

    Raised C$600 million for ONCAP II.

  • 2007

    Acquired Onex Credit.

  • 2009

    Raised $4.7 billion for Onex Partners III.

  • 2009

    Surpassed C$1 billion of shares repurchased.

  • 2011

    Raised C$800 million for ONCAP III.

  • 2014

    Raised $5.7 billion for
    Onex Partners IV.

  • 2016

    Raised $1.1 billion for ONCAP IV.

  • 2017

    Raised $7.15 billion for Onex Partners V.

  • 2017

    $32 billion of assets under management.