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May 22, 2015 10:13 PM ET

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Company Overview of Onex Corporation

Company Overview

Onex Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions and platform acquisitions. The firm makes investments in buyouts, large- middle market, large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap market and distressed companies. It also invests in recapitalization, growth capital, corporate carve-outs of subsidiaries and mission-critical supply divisions from multinational corporations, operational restructurings of undervalued businesses, and builds up. The firm seeks to invest in technology, electronics manufacturing services, industrial, aerospace, healthcare, retail, industrials products, customer care services, metal services, building products, entertainment, gaming, cabinetry products, c...

161 Bay Street

PO Box 700

Toronto, ON M5J 2S1


Founded in 1984

192,000 Employees





Key Executives for Onex Corporation

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 72
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Senior Managing Director
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Senior Managing Director
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Senior Managing Director
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Managing Director
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: $376.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Onex Corporation Key Developments

Onex Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Onex Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company's revenues were USD 4,808 million compared with USD 4,589 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes and discontinued operations were USD 132 million compared with USD 55 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations were USD 154 million compared with USD 69 million a year ago. Net loss for the period was USD 84 million compared with net earnings of USD 99 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations attributable to equity holders of the company was USD 176 million or USD 1.61 per basic and diluted share compared with USD 84 million or USD 0.75 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss attributable to equity holders of the company was USD 107 million or USD 0.98 per basic and diluted share compared with USD 40 million or USD 0.36 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities were USD 375 million compared with USD 28 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was USD 186 million compared with USD 86 million a year ago.

Onex Corporation Seeks Acquisitions

Onex Corporation (TSX:OCX) is looking for acquisitions. Michael Lay, Managing Partner of Onex states, "We are very busy both looking at new investment opportunities but also very active in add-on acquisition opportunities for our existing businesses. The ONCAP team is quite dizzy right now."

Onex Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 31, 2015

Onex Corporation announced its Board of Directors has approved a 25% increase in the quarterly dividend to CAD 0.0625 per Subordinate Voting Share, reflecting the company's success and ongoing commitment to its shareholders. This follows previous increases to the dividend in 2013 and 2014. The increased dividend is payable on July 31, 2015 to shareholders of record on July 10, 2015.

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