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Gerald Schwartz


Mr. Gerald Schwartz is the Founder and serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Onex. Before establishing Onex in 1984, Gerald Schwartz was the Co-founder and President of CanWest Capital. Prior to that, he worked at a major Wall Street investment banking firm where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes the practice of corporate law in Canada. Gerald Schwartz has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. He serves as a director of Indigo Books & Music. He is also Vice Chairman of Mount Sinai Hospital; an Honorary Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia; Member, Committee on University Resources of Harvard University Board of Overseers; and is a Director, Governor, or Trustee of a number of other organizations, including Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and The Simon Wiesenthal Center. He is also an Angel Investor.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada

Gerald Schwartz Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000000 01-Mar-2012 00000 00000 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Out of Business 000000 00000000
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Gerald Schwartz Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 14-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Gerald Schwartz Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Gerald Schwartz Angel Investor 0 0 0 Toronto, Canada