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Onex completes Survitec acquisition

Onex Corp has closed its previously announced buy of Survitec Group Limited for 450 million pounds. Based in the UK, Survitec is a provider of marine, defense and aerospace survival equipment.

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Onex Partners IV increased to $5.66 bln

Onex Corp. said this week that it increased its commitment to Onex Partners IV to $1.7 billion from $1.2 billion. The size of Onex Partners IV is $5.66 billion, up from $5.15 billion, with Onex as the largest investor.

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Carlyle cashes out of Allison Transmission

The Carlyle Group said Tuesday it has sold its remaining 2.7 million shares in Allison Transmission. Carlyle and Onex Corp. acquired Allison Transmission in August 2007. Allison Transmission, an auto-parts makers, went public in 2012.

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Onex looks to sell The Warranty Group – Reuters

Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp (OCX.TO) is preparing to sell The Warranty Group, a provider of extended warranty contracts, which is expected to fetch more than US$1 billion, two people familiar with the matter told  Reuters this week. Onex bought the company from insurance broker Aon Corporation in 2006 for US$710 million. Onex put around US$510 million of equity into the deal, which also saw the Warranty Group’s management participate with a substantial investment.

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Onex to Buy Nielsen Expositions for $950M

Canadian buyout firm Onex Corp. has agreed to acquire Nielsen Expositions from parent organization Nielsen Holdings N.V. for US$950 million. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013. Nielsen Expositions, of San Juan Capistrano, California, operates more than 65 business-to-business trade shows and conference events every year. Onex Partners III, Onex’s US$4.7 billion private equity fund, will invest approximately US$350 million of equity in the transaction.

Slideshow: U.S. M&A Remains Slow But Steady

In a surprise, the U.S. M&A market seems quite steady. There were 101 U.S. announced deals this week (Nov. 25 to Nov. 30), valued at $32.9 billion, according to data from Thomson Reuters. This compares to last year, when there were 82 U.S. announced mergers from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26 (the last full week of November), totaling about $24.5 billion.

Madison Dearborn to Buy Schrader Unit from Tomkins for $505 Mln

Tomkins, which is backed by Onex Corp. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, has agreed to sell its Schrader division to Madison Dearborn Partners. The sale price is $505 million cash, plus a small minority equity interest in the parent of the purchasing company. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter. Schrader […]

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