CPP Investment Board committed US$150 million to Onex Partners LP. The deal closed on November 25, 2003. The board was represented by Torys LLP, under the direction of in-house counsel Stephanie Leaist and Chris Koski. The Torys team included Peter Ballantyne and Phil Panet (corporate) in Toronto and Peter Keenan (US tax) in New York. Onex Partners was represented by Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP in New York, with a team that included Kathleen Walsh, Alan Van Dyke and Shant Chalian.