Onex cashes out of door and window maker Jeld-Wen

Onex Corp has completed the sale of its remaining shares of Jeld-Wen Holding, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based maker of doors and windows.

Onex Corp has completed the sale of its remaining shares of Jeld-Wen Holding, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based maker of doors and windows. Gross proceeds to the Canadian private equity firm from this transaction are about $425 million. Jeld-Wen, acquired by Onex in 2011, went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2017.

PRESS RELEASE

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 U.S. 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.