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Phone: (416) 863-2681
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Kurt Sarno is a partner who practises in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and private equity at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Kurt is the co-leader of the firm’s Private Equity Group and the co-author of the firm’s Canadian Private Equity Deal Study. He advises buyers, sellers, and targets on domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions; private equity investors and sponsors on buy-outs, investments, and exits; and businesses across various industries and jurisdictions on complex joint ventures and strategic transactions. Kurt has experience in a wide range of industries, including infrastructure, industrials, food, beverage & agribusiness, and media & technology. Before becoming a partner at Blakes, Kurt practised at a preeminent law firm in New York, concentrating in mergers & acquisitions and private equity. Kurt was recognized by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2016. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2004 after obtaining his LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2003.

Year Called to the Bar:2004
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