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2019 Rising Stars Winners

Congratulations Rising Stars Winners of 2019

Fairmont Royal York Hotel
November 7th, 2019


Olga Kary

Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


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Olga specializes in corporate and securities law. She has been involved in a number of high profile, complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as both public and private capital markets offerings. Olga has taken a leading role on many complex transactions, including notably advising: WestJet Airlines on its proposed C$3.5-billion acquisition by Onex Corporation; Jupiter Resources on its US$1.1-billion debt restructuring; Agrium on its US$38-billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan to form Nutrien; and Kinder Morgan on its C$1.7-billion initial public offering of restricted voting shares of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited.


She frequently volunteers her time to present on various topics of securities and corporate law, both internally at Blakes and externally at various conferences. In addition, she also teaches a securities course —as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law. She routinely provides pro bono legal services, including through legal aid and Blakes formal pro bono program.


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