Jason NewCo-CEO and Head of Opportunistic Credit at Onex Credit
Jason is the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Head of Opportunistic Credit, Director and Member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit. Together with Stuart Kovensky, he oversees all activities of Onex Credit.
Jason has over 26 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Jason was a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and Co-Head of Distressed and Special Situation Investing for GSO Capital Partners (“GSO”). He was an original Partner of GSO and a member of its Management Committee and Investment Committee. He was a Portfolio Manager of several GSO funds and separately managed accounts including, among others, the GSO Capital Solutions Funds, the GSO Credit Alpha Funds and the GSO Special Situations Funds. In this capacity, Jason focused on managing GSO’s public investment portfolios with a specific emphasis on stressed and distressed companies and on sourcing originated distressed and special situation investments. Over the course of his career at GSO, he represented the firm on the board of multiple public and private companies including Cheniere Energy, Momentive Performance Products and Kodak, where he continues to serve as an independent director. Previously, Jason was a senior member of the Distressed Finance Group at Credit Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. He began his career as a Restructuring Attorney at Sidley Austin.
Jason earned a B.A. in Economics from Allegheny College and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law.