Varun Khanna (London) joined KKR in 2016 and is a Managing Director in the firm's Private Credit business. Mr. Khanna co-heads the firm's global Asset Based Finance investment strategy, particularly focused on specialty finance, transportation and asset based investments in Europe. Mr. Khanna is a member of the Global Asset Based Finance Investment Committee and the European Direct Lending Investment Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Khanna was a managing director at Deutsche Bank in the structured finance division focused on direct lending, corporate securitizations and special situations. Mr. Khanna started his career at Deutsche Bank as an equity research analyst covering technology companies. Mr. Khanna holds a B.A., M.A. in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in Economics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi.