Chris Govan

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

Chris Govan

Chris Govan

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

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ONEX Corp.

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5

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Chief Executive Officer-Onex Credit at ONEX Corp.

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Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

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Senior Managing Director at Onex Partners

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Executive Director & Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

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Co-Founder, Chief Executive & Investment Officer at Onex Credit Partners LLC

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Managing Director at Onex Investment Corp.

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Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

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Managing Director at Onex Partners

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Executive Officer at Onex Partners IV Select LP

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Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at ONEX Corp.

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Chris Govan
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.
Education
Masters of Accounting

University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities.

Career History
Senior Manager-Tax
Prior

Part of Arthur Andersen LLP, Arthur Andersen LLP /Canada/ is a Canadian company located in Vancouver, BC. The firm provides accounting services.

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director
1998 - Current

Founded in 1984, Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. As an active owner, the Company has built more than 70 businesses, completing approximately 375 acquisitions with a total value of approximately $44 billion. Onex’ long-term project returns have generated a multiple of invested capital of 2.9 times from its core private equity activities since inception, resulting in a 28 percent compound IRR on realized, substantially realized and publicly traded investments. The Company is guided by an ownership culture focused on achieving strong absolute growth, with an emphasis on capital preservation. With an experienced management team, significant financial resources and no debt at the parent company, Onex is well-positioned to continue to acquire and build businesses. Onex manages its proprietary capital as well as capital entrusted to it by third-party investors from around the world, including public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, banks, insurance companies and fund of funds managed by other asset managers.

Professional
Current
Boards & Committees
Director
2007 - Current

Onex Credit utilizes a variety of methods to make investment decisions and recommendations. The firm applies a fundamental, research-driven and value-oriented approach to non-investment grade credit markets. Their investment processes are iterative and combine bottom-up with top-down analyses.

Director
Current

OCP Credit Strategy Fund is a closed-end investment fund and investment trust. It's investment objective is to maximize total returns on a tax-advantaged basis; to provide attractive, quarterly, tax-advantaged distributions and to preserve capital. The company was founded on October 27, 2009 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Director
Prior

Part of Magellan Health, Inc., Magellan Health Care Services is an American company located in Columbia, MD, that offers web-based managed behavioral health solutions.

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Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Onex Usi Co-Invest LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Onex BP Co-Invest LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
CA (Chartered Accountant)
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