Karen Ho

Partner Debt Finance
Kirkland & Ellis


Karen Ho is a partner in the debt finance team in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis. Karen focuses on advising global private equity sponsors in cross-border leveraged finance transactions, structured financings and margin financings across the region. Karen acts mainly for borrowers (primarily private equity funds and their portfolio companies). Karen has also spent time on secondment to the leveraged finance team at HSBC in Hong Kong, and the credit funds team of KKR Credit in Hong Kong. Karen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Hong KongSolicitor


  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin


  • University of Hong KongPCLL2010
  • University of Hong KongLL.B.2009
  • University of Hong KongB.B.A., Law2007