Kudun Sukhumananda

Kudun Sukhumananda

Managing Partner

Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Infrastructure Funds and Reits

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Kudun and Partners
Thailand

WSG Leadership

WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile
Kudun is the founding partner of Kudun and Partners. He is active in capital markets and securities including IPOs, debt securities offerings and stock exchange listings. He has a wealth of experience advising both Thai and international clients on a wide range of matters on mergers & acquisitions (including the acquisition and disposal of equity interest in publically-listed companies), banking & finance, infrastructure funds and real estate law / REITs transactions. His depth of expertise extends across a variety of sectors in all stages of both domestic and cross-border cases.

He regularly assists international clients, seeking to invest in Thailand, on a broad spectrum of industry sectors on choosing the right investment structure, as well as on licenses and other regulatory matters required to do business in Thailand.

Education

LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, U.S.A
LL.B., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets | Corporate and M&A | Foreign Direct Investment | Infrastructure Funds and Reits | Real Estate

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Awards and Rankings

  • Thailand's Top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal, Vantage Group, 2020 - 2021
  • Notable Practitioner in Corporate and M&A by Asialaw 2020 - 2021
  • Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and M&A (including Capital Markets) by Legal 500, 2020
  • Recommended Lawyer in Projects and Energy by Legal 500, 2020
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer for Capital Markets - Debt/Equity and M&A by IFRL 1000, 2020
  • Capital Markets and Securities Lawyer of the Year in Thailand by Leaders in Law, 2020
  • Commended External Counsel of the Year 2020 by In-house Community
  • Recognized as one of Thailand's Top 100 lawyers 2020 by Asian Business Law Journal
  • Leading Lawyer in Capital Markets and Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions by IFLR1000, 2020

Articles

Will COVID-19 Derail Thailand's Progress in the Renewable Energy Sector?
Kudun and Partners, August 2020

Thailand’s two-decade long growth of the renewable energy sector has been pivotal in the pursuit of Thailand 4.0, but has the coronavirus outbreak thwarted these plans? COVID-19 has forced many of the world’s most exciting economies into a full or partial shutdown, suspending their plans for development. Thailand is no exception...

Additional Articles


  • COVID-19: Compensation Benefits Schemes for Employers and Employees, April 2020
  • Lecturer on partnership and company law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, and investment law at several Thai universities.
  • IFLR1000's M&A Thailand Activity Report 2018 / 2019