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Mark Kurtenbach


Mark Kurtenbach

Business growth, realized potential, successful outcomes. Mark Kurtenbach is dedicated to providing his clients with pragmatic advice and solutions to all of their business needs.

Whether it's assisting clients with acquisitions or other business combinations, guiding them through debt or equity financing transactions, or advising on joint venture transactions, Mark utilizes his broad range of legal, financial, and business experience and skills to close even the most complex of deals.

As a former CPA, Mark brings a unique, financially focused perspective to advising clients. He understands the key financial drivers for his clients' deals, and he leverages his financial background to structure transactions and negotiate successful outcomes for his clients.

Mark maintains a broad-based corporate transactions practice representing financial and strategic buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including transactions that range from the sale or acquisition of emerging growth companies to the sale or acquisition of multibillion-dollar global enterprises. His extensive history of work also includes structuring, negotiating, and closing private equity investments, stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, and leveraged buyouts. He also represents both minority and majority participants in joint venture arrangements, with a particular emphasis on sports and entertainment joint ventures.

Representative experience

Represented buyer in its acquisition of The Oklahoma Publishing Company, including its ownership of The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.

Represented a leading leveraged buyout firm with US$4bn in invested capital in numerous company acquisitions, and debt financing transactions.

Represented both buyers and sellers in the acquisition or disposition of franchises in the NBA, NHL, MLS, and other major professional sports leagues.

Represented Quorum Business Solutions, Inc. in its sale transaction to affiliates of Silver Lake Partners.

Represented a PE portfolio company in the issuance of US$250m senior secured high yield notes in a Rule 144A for life offering transaction.

Represented Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc.with respect to the acquisition of multiple adventure travel-related businesses.

Represented an emerging technology company and its founding family in the sale to an NYSE listed technology company.

Represented a collaborative workspace and educational start-up company in its US$18m Series A financing.

Represented a NASDAQ listed mining company in a US$128m registered shelf take-down offering of common stock.

Represented a privately held leading radio network company in the US$30m private placement of subordinated unsecured notes.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Colorado School of Law, 2006
  • B.B.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1999

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Colorado
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