Kaushik Kumar Karunakaran | London | Hogan Lovells

Kaushik Kumar Karunakaran

Associate Corporate & Finance


English, Hindi, Tamil


Kaushik Kumar Karunakaran
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Kaushik is an associate in the Derivatives and Structured Products team within the Debt Capital Markets group in London. Kaushik joined the team last year as a newly qualified lawyer and has already assisted on a range of debt capital markets transactions, including debt issuances, structured financing and finance-linked hedging (including securitisations and corporate lending).

Kaushik joined the firm as a trainee and gained a wide range of experience during his time with the team as a trainee. Kaushik is also a qualified lawyer in India.

Representative experience

A French investment bank on the 2023 establishment of its new Luxembourg CSSF-approved structured warrants programme

A supranational on currency derivative transactions with various African sovereigns

A major US investment bank on the annual update of its secured note programme

A leading US investment bank on a repackaging under its structured repackaging programme, and a buyback of index-linked notes issued under the programme

A German automotive financial services company on a public securitisation of its UK automotive receivables

Hedging banks and originators on the hedging aspects of public securitisation transactions

A French investment bank & Investment Bank on an issuance under its Structured Debt Instruments Programme that was listed in Hong Kong on the CMU

A Dutch bank as swap counterparty for the hedging relating to a syndicated loan facility

A French investment bank on the novation of its swap transactions under UK and German securitisation transactions


  • GDL and LPC, BPP University, 2020
  • LL.M., International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, University of Warwick, 2017
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Bar Council of India