Saturday, September 25

The Onex Group Completes Final Sale of JELD-WEN


All amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Onex Corporation (“Onex”) (TSX: ONEX) today announced Onex Partners III (the “Fund”) and certain co-investors, including Onex (together the “Onex Group” ), have completed the sale of their remaining approximately 14.9 million shares of JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (“JELD-WEN”) (NYSE: JELD) common stock at a net price of $28.50 per share. JELD-WEN is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers. With this sale, the Onex Group no longer holds any shares of JELD-WEN.

Gross proceeds to the Onex Group from this transaction are approximately $425 million, of which Onex’ share was approximately $110 million as a Limited Partner in the Fund and as a co-investor.

On March 1, 2021, a registration statement including a prospectus (File No. 333- 253702) was filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to these securities, which registration statement became effective upon such filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of these documents are available free of charge by visiting the SEC’s EDGAR service on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Onex

Founded in 1984, Onex manages and invests capital on behalf of its shareholders, institutional investors and high net worth clients from around the world. Onex’ platforms include: Onex Partners, private equity funds focused on mid- to large-cap opportunities in North America and Western Europe; ONCAP, private equity funds focused on middle market and smaller opportunities in North America; Onex Credit, which manages primarily non-investment grade debt through tradeable, private and opportunistic credit strategies as well as actively managed public equity and public credit funds ; and Gluskin Sheff’s wealth management services. In total, as of June 30, 2021, Onex has approximately $46 billion of assets under management, of which approximately $7.5 billion is its own investing capital. With offices in Toronto, New York, New Jersey, Boston and London, Onex and its experienced management teams are collectively the largest investors across Onex’ platforms.

Onex shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol ONEX. For more information on Onex, visit its website at www.onex.com. Onex’ security filings can also be accessed at www.sedar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain, without limitation, statements concerning possible or assumed future operations, performance or results preceded by, followed by or that include words such as “believes”, “expects”, “potential”, “anticipates”, “estimates” , “Intends”, “plans” and words of similar connotation, which would constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees. The reader should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information because they involve significant and diverse risks and uncertainties that may cause actual operations, performance or results to be materially different from those indicated in these forward-looking statements. Except as may be required by Canadian securities law, Onex is under no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained herein should material facts change due to new information, future events or other factors. These cautionary statements expressly qualify all forward-looking sta tements in this press release.

For Further Information:

Jill Homenuk
Managing Director – Shareholder Relations and Communications
Tel: +1 416.362.7711

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