Kosty Gilis

Managing Director at Onex Partners

Kosty Gilis

Kosty Gilis

Managing Director at Onex Partners

Overview
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Emerald Expositions LLC

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3275

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1974

Age

47

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Managing Director at Onex Investment Corp.

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Fund Advisor at Onex Partners Manager LP

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President at ONEX Corp.

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Senior Managing Director at Onex Partners

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Managing Director at Onex Partners

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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 LP

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Managing Director at Onex Partners

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Chief Financial Officer & Senior Managing Director at ONEX Corp.

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Kosty Gilis
Managing Director at Onex Partners
Education
MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.S., Economics (magna cum laude)

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Managing Director, Onex Partners
2004 - 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.

Managing Director
2004 - Current

Onex Partners seeks investment opportunities in large middle market companies located in North America and Europe with free cash flow, enterprise value of $50 to $500 million and EBITDA of minimum $10 million. The firm focuses on companies operating in the fields of business services, healthcare, food & beverage, consumer and retail services with an investment size of $50 to $200 million. The firm acquires minority stake and provides financing for add on acquisitions.

Managing Director
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
Current

Pinafore Coöperatief UA operates as a holding company with interests in manufactures industrial, automotive, and construction-related products. It develops and manufactures remote tyre pressure monitoring systems for vehicles and other related electronic sensing technologies. The company was founded on August 26, 2010 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Director
Prior

Gates Corp. engages in the manufacturing of power transmission belts and fluid power products. Its products include belts, hoses, industrial power transmission, and fluid power and automotive. Its services include gates global oil and gas, original equipment, product application engineering, customer service and experience. The firm serves the agriculture, automotive, construction, food and beverage, general manufacturing, mining and power sports industries. The company was founded by Charles Gates Sr. in 1911 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Trustee
2011 - Current

The Bishop Strachan School provides education services. It provides education for day and boarding students from JK to Grade 12. The company was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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$2,500 - $4,999
2018

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$1,000 - $2,499
2017

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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Wildcat (Dutch) BV raised money in a private placement transaction

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Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Events
Attendee
Toronto, Canada
14th inSIGHT Canadian Private Equity Summit

Speaker
Toronto, Canada
13th inSIGHT Canadian Private Equity Summit

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