Kurt Sarno
Kurt Sarno
(416) 863-2681
(416) 863-2653
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2004
Kurt Sarno is a partner who practises in the areas of mergers and 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.
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