King & Bay

has been an incubator for businesses since 2003, growing to invest in promising business ventures in the natural resource, airline and tech sectors. With an eye to the latest trends and leveraging the vision of our founder, we have become the experts in panning through the rubble of risk to extract the gold of opportunity.


The team at King & Bay offers a unique skillset combining merchant banking practices with fully integrated management services including financial, legal, technical, and administrative expertise, with a goal to develop a true partnership with our portfolio companies.

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Our Team

Olen Aasen

Executive VP & General Counsel


Olen Aasen is a corporate and securities lawyer with more than 11 years of experience in corporate, securities and regulatory matters. He has been the Corporate Secretary, General Counsel or Vice President, Legal at various Canadian and U.S.- listed companies. Olen did his undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business, obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia Law School and is a member of the British Columbia Bar. Olen was named to the 2016 Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist: Canada.


Who is Olen?

Q: When did you start working at King & Bay and what is your role?
A: I started with King & Bay in February 2011. My role is Executive VP & General Counsel for the group.

Q: What is an average day like for you at King & Bay?
A: My task list is all encompassing from meetings, negotiations, document review, strategy planning, research, legal drafting, creating correspondence and communications with numerous different stakeholders. No day is ever the same and something interesting always comes up.

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?
A: When I am not at work I am either golfing, snowboarding, playing hockey, exercising or travelling to hot spots like Las Vegas, the Jersey Shore or Atlantic City.

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We have a strong track record of raising significant capital and building exceptional long-term shareholder value. View & download our corporate presentation for the strategic work behind our success stories.