199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2681
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: kurt.sarno@blakes.com

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. He advises buyers, sellers and targets on domestic and cross-border mergers and 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. Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2004; LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School – 2003.

Year Called to the Bar:2004
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