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Onex Confirms Election of Directors

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Onex Confirms Election of Directors

11:46 EDT Thursday, May 09, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) -

All amounts in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated.

Onex Corporation ("Onex") (TSX:OCX) has confirmed that the nominees set forth in the management information circular for the 2013 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of the Company. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special Meeting earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Pursuant to the Company's governing documents, the following individuals were elected by the holders of the classes of shares indicated in the table below. The table also details the percentage of the votes cast that were voted in favour of or withheld from each individual's election.

Nominee Elected by % Votes
For
% Votes
Withheld
Gerald W. Schwartz Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
Daniel C. Casey Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
Ewout Heersink Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
John B. McCoy Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
J. Robert S. Prichard Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
Heather M. Reisman Multiple Voting Shares 100.00 0
William A. Etherington Subordinate Voting Shares 95.77 4.23
Peter C. Godsoe Subordinate Voting Shares 99.09 0.91
Serge Gouin Subordinate Voting Shares 99.00 1.00
Arni C. Thorsteinson Subordinate Voting Shares 98.44 1.56

About Onex

With offices in Toronto, New York and London, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. The Company has approximately $15 billion of assets under management, including $5 billion of proprietary capital, in private equity, credit securities and real estate. Onex invests its proprietary capital directly and as a substantial limited partner in its Funds.

Onex' businesses have assets of $44 billion, generate annual revenues of $37 billion and employ approximately 243,000 people worldwide. Onex shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol OCX. For more information on Onex, visit its website at www.onex.com. The Company's security filings can also be accessed at www.sedar.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Onex Corporation
Emma Thompson
Vice President, Investor Relations
416.362.7711
www.onex.com

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