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Kurt Schurer, CPA, CGA, FEA is a managing director of Duff & Phelps in the firm’s Corporate Finance Calgary office. He works with owners of middle-market businesses to provide them with a fair market price from a qualified buyer and a transaction carried out on a confidential basis when dealing with succession issues.
Kurt has managed the Western Canadian office of Duff & Phelps (previously Veracap M&A International) since 2010 when it officially opened. He has closed a number of mid-market deals in various industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, pipeline construction, pipeline inspection and commercial and industrial HVAC.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Kurt was vice president of Mid-Market Divestitures for a brokerage firm in Calgary. There he helped the operation transition its client base from main street businesses to mid-market businesses. Earlier in his career he worked at BMO.
Kurt is past president and an active member of Family Enterprise Xchange (formerly Canadian Association of Family Enterprise) Calgary and a member of the Entrepreneurial Chartered Accountants of Calgary Society and active with the Calgary West Rotary club.
Kurt holds the designations of Chartered Professional Accountant, Family Enterprise Advisor, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.
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