Stuart M. Olley
Stuart Olley is a senior partner in Gowling WLG's Capital Markets, M&A and Private Equity groups in Calgary.
Stuart has worked for a variety of issuers and underwriters in transactions in industries including oil and gas, mining, real estate and technology. He has extensive experience in international financing and merger transactions, including work in vestments and acquisitions in Africa, Central and South America, and Asia.
Domestically, Stuart has assisted clients in the extractive sector with financings, business combinations, (including contested proxy fights, hostile and friendly take-over bids, and restructuring transactions under the CCAA and the ABCA), corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
Stuart is a past member of the Securities Advisory Council of the Alberta Securities Commission. He holds a master's degree in law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University (securities speciality), a law degree and MBA from the University of Alberta, and a bachelor's degree in arts from the University of Toronto.
Stuart has served on the board of directors of various public companies.
Stuart is currently co-leader of the Gowling WLG Natural Resources Group and serves on the executive committee for several regional initiatives, including Latin America and Cuba.