Top Female Deal Maker: Simpson Thacher's Kathryn Sudol

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 4:49 PM EST) -- Kathryn King Sudol had never lived outside the U.S. before she moved abroad in 2010 to helm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's mergers and acquisitions group in Hong Kong. But she adapted quickly, helping close high-profile deals such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP's $159 million investment in Masan Consumer Corp. — the largest private equity transaction in Vietnam at that time and one of many accomplishments for which she has earned a spot on Law360's Top Female Deal Makers.

The KKR-Masan deal was particularly...
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