Andrew Sheiner

Title: 
Desautels Global Expert; Founder & Managing Partner, Altas Partners LP
Degree(s): 

BCom'86

Biography: 

Andrew is the Founder and Managing Partner of Altas Partners. Altas is an investment firm with a long-term orientation focused on acquiring significant interests in high-quality, market-leading businesses in partnership with outstanding management teams.Altas invests on behalf of endowments, foundations,pension funds and other institutional investors, and currently stewards approximately $5 billion of its partners' capital.

Andrew founded Altas following a long career with Onex Corporation, a leading North American private equity firm. During Andrew’s 17-year tenure with the firm, Onex grew from approximately $500 million of capital to more than $14 billion. As a Managing Director, Andrew co-led the establishment of Onex Partners (Onex’ large cap private equity platform) in 2001 and oversaw its other investing platforms, including ONCAP, Onex Credit Partners and Onex Real Estate.

Andrew worked at McKinsey & Company and a private family business prior to joining Onex Corporation in 1995. Andrew was educated at McGill University (Bachelor of Commerce, Gold Medalist) and Harvard University (MBA). Andrew serves on the Board of Trustees of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and Harvard Business School’s Canadian Advisory Board.

Specialization by geographical area: 
Toronto
Group: 
Desautels Global Experts
Stream: 
Investment Management