Kathryn King Sudol is a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and a member of the Firm’s Corporate Department where she focuses on mergers and acquisitions. Recent transactions include representing KKR in its investments in Ma San Consumer Corporation and Magma Fincorp; The Blackstone Group in its acquisition of Antares Restaurant Group and its investments in Moser Baser Projects Private Limited and Monnet Power Company; PAG Asia Capital in connection with the going private transaction involving Funtalk China Holdings; China National Agrochemical Corporation in its $2.4 billion acquisition of Makhteshim Agan Industries; MMI Holdings in its acquisitions of Metalform Group, Intriplex Technologies and Precision Magnetics; Blum Capital Partners in its investment in Pacific Alliance Group; Mars, Incorporated in its $23 billion acquisition of Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Company and its acquisition of the Alterra coffee brand; Gas Natural SDG in its $28.5 billion unsolicited exchange offer for Endesa; Rinker Group in the $15.3 billion unsolicited tender offer by CEMEX; Sirius Satellite Radio in its $13 billion merger with XM Satellite Radio Holdings; adidas AG in its $3.8 billion acquisition of Reebok International and its sale of The Greg Norman Collection; and Vivendi in its €2.8 billion takeover of GVT (Holding). Ms. Sudol received her B.S., with honors, from Northwestern University in 1995 and her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1998. She has been recognized as a leading private equity M&A lawyer by IFLR1000 and Legal 500.