Mark Kurtenbach

Mark Kurtenbach


Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 303 454 2460

Fax +1 303 899 7333

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

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. Mark leverages his strong leadership abilities and plays a key role in advancing the firm’s objectives as head of the Colorado Corporate & Finance practice and serving as global co-head of the Entertainment sector, part of the Sports, Media & Entertainment industry group.

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.

Awards and recognitions


Power Player: Outside Counsel
Sports Business Journal


Top Lawyer, Entertainment & Sports
5280 Magazine


Sports Media & Entertainment, Practice Groups of the Year


Notable Practitioner


Barristers Best, Entertainment Lawyer (People’s Choice)
Law Week Colorado

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Colorado School of Law, Order of the Coif, 2006

B.B.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1999

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised The Anschutz Corporation in relation to the US$5.9bn sale of Regal Entertainment Group to Cineworld Group plc.

Advised Silver Lake Partners and Quorum Business Solutions on the sale of Quorum to Thoma Bravo.

Advised the Tampa Bay Lightning, and its controlling owner, Jeffrey Vinik, in connection with a minority investment by Arctos Sports Partners.

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

Represented Broadmoor Sea Island Company and its affiliates in the acquisition of The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs and Sea Island Resort in Georgia.

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

Represented Inter Miami CF, a Major League Soccer franchise, and its investor group on the team’s formation and subsequent recapitalization involving an investment from Ares Capital.

Advised AEG Presents on live music business acquisitions and joint ventures (The Bowery Presents, Promowest Productions, Webster Hall, FYF Fest, Firefly, Zero Mile Presents, and Frontier Touring).

Represented The Anschutz Corporation in the sale of LightEdge Solutions to GI Partners.

Advised Woodward, Inc. on its acquisition of L'Orange from Rolls-Royce.

Advised Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. on creating ASM Global, a joint venture with Onex Partners to run the global venue management businesses of AEG Facilities and SMG.

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