Steve Pearson

Partner

Calgary
SPearson@blg.com
403.232.9711

Steven focuses on corporate, commercial and securities law. He advises public and private corporations, trusts and partnerships with respect to corporate, commercial and securities matters including:  

  • asset and securities purchase and sale transactions
  • financing transactions including private placements and public offerings
  • mergers, acquisitions and business combinations including take-over bids, amalgamations and plans of arrangement
  • corporate and trust reorganizations
  • corporate governance and regulatory compliance

Experience

  • Sylogist Ltd. (TSXV:SYZ) in its acquisition of Information Strategies, Inc.,  a provider of software solutions and professional services to federal and state government and not-for-profit/NGO organizations.
  • Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its $510 million disposition of oil and gas assets in its Inga/Fireweed/Stoddart Division (the "Inga Assets"), located in British Columbia, to ConocoPhillips and assumption by the Purchaser of certain specific financial obligations related to the Inga Assets in the amount of approximately $41.0 million.
  • Public offerings and exempt market offerings of securities.
  • Takeover bids, plans of arrangement, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Reorganization and restructuring of corporations, trusts, partnerships and other entities.
  • Governance and compliance with corporate and securities regulatory requirements

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law) and in 2022 (Securities Law).
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2018) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Mid-Market).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2000
  • LLB, University of Alberta, 1998