What We Do
Principal Trading and Investing
Ollerhead Capital is a division of Chunkerhead Ltd. and manages a portfolio of investments for its own account. The firm invests selectively in private placements of public and private issuers of equity and debt instruments. In this merchant banking role the company may offer capital, as well as relevant advisory services. The company also actively trades securities of publicly traded companies.
With analytical insight honed over more than three decades of involvement in Canada's capital markets, we bring an objective "big picture" perspective to your Special Projects, with detail-oriented follow-through.
Draw on our experience, and broad network of relationships across the Canadian and international business landscape, for assistance with:
Who We Are
Mr. Ollerhead has over 30 years of experience in the capital markets and corporate finance field, with much of it devoted to debt private placements. He presently serves on the board of directors, and as Chair of the Audit Committee, of Thermal Energy International Inc. (TSX-V:TMG), as a member of the board of directors, and on the audit committee, of Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd. (TSX-V:GMG) and has served on a number of other boards of both public and private companies, and not-for profit organizations. He is the co-founder and CEO of theTSX-V listed Capital Pool Companies Cuspis Capital Ltd. (which completed its Qualifying Transaction with Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd.), and Cuspis Capital II Ltd. (TSX-V:CCII.P)
He founded Ollerhead Capital in 1997, and has since provided advisory services in respect of the structuring and arranging of private debt financing for transactions totaling approximately $800 million. Previously, Mr. Ollerhead worked for an independent full service investment dealer as a member of both its Corporate Finance and Fixed Income Sales and Trading departments. Prior to that, he worked with two Canadian institutional investors, MetLife and Sun Life, latterly co-administering approximately $2 billion in private placement investments. Mr. Ollerhead began his career in the capital markets as an equity analyst for the Canadian equity portfolio of the Canadian subsidiary of MetLife. His investment and capital markets experience has provided him with exposure to, and knowledge of, a broad range of industries.
Mr. Ollerhead holds a B.A. with a concentration in Statistics from the University of Western Ontario, and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from McGill University. In 2010, Mr. Ollerhead completed the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.