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Katherine M. Krause
 

Katherine M. Krause

Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2260
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Katherine Krause is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. She advises public companies and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs, recapitalizations and other corporate transactions. Based in the Firm’s New York office, Katherine also counsels clients with regard to corporate governance, securities law and shareholder activism matters. Over her career, Katherine has advised on significant corporate matters across a wide range of sectors including private equity, infrastructure and venture capital, among others.

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Work Highlights
  • Prior to joining the Firm, Katherine’s experience included advising on the:
    • Acquisition of Aptos, Inc. by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Sale of Cell Site Solutions by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Acquisition of Capital Vision Services, the parent company of MyEyeDr. Group, by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Sale of Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V. by the Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners I and II funds
    • Acquisition of Boyd Corporation by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Investment in MedVet Associates, LLC by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Sale of PSAV by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
    • Fundraising activities associated with GS Mezzanine Partners VII, West Street Capital Partners VII, Broad Street Loan Partners IV and various other investment funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2006 J.D.
    Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economic Law
  • Harvard University, 2000 A.B.
Admissions
  • New York 2007

Katherine Krause is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. She advises public companies and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs, recapitalizations and other corporate transactions. Based in the Firm’s New York office, Katherine also counsels clients with regard to corporate governance, securities law and shareholder activism matters. Over her career, Katherine has advised on significant corporate matters across a wide range of sectors including private equity, infrastructure and venture capital, among others.

Prior to joining Simpson Thacher, Katherine was most recently a Managing Director in the Legal Department at Goldman Sachs. During her tenure, she was responsible for supporting the Merchant Banking Division (MBD) in connection with principal investments and dispositions across corporate equity and debt, infrastructure and venture capital opportunities, as well as in connection with fundraising, litigation and regulatory compliance matters. She was also a member of MBD’s Infrastructure Investment Committee and MBD’s Client and Business Standards Committee. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Katherine’s most recent representative transactions include advising on the:

  • Acquisition of Aptos, Inc. by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs; 
  • Sale of Cell Site Solutions by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs; 
  • Acquisition of Capital Vision Services, the parent company of MyEyeDr. Group, by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs; 
  • Sale of Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V. by the Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners I and II funds; 
  • Acquisition of Boyd Corporation by certain funds affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs; 
  • Investment in MedVet Associates, LLC by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs;
  • Sale of PSAV by certain entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs; and 
  • Fundraising activities associated with GS Mezzanine Partners VII, West Street Capital Partners VII, Broad Street Loan Partners IV and various other investment funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. 
Katherine received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, where she was Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economic Law. She received her A.B. from Harvard College in 2000 and studied international affairs at Columbia University.

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