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Suchit Kumar
Senior Vice President
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Mr. Kumar is a Senior Vice President in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Advisory Services business, where his primary responsibility is providing quantitative analysis for the firm’s derivatives and risk management practice. He has a strong background in structured finance, including valuation of CDOs, RMBS, CMBS, and other complex securities. Mr. Kumar is based in the firm’s New York office.

Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Kumar was an Assistant Vice President at Merrill Lynch. His primary responsibility was developing statistical credit rating models to study the various credit risks Merrill Lynch is exposed to, such as insurance, banking, and mutual funds. His model-development experience includes Monte Carlo simulations, Brownian motion techniques, and regressions. Before that, he was involved in calculating the probability of default and loss given default for the prime mortgage and the home equity line of credit (HELOC) portfolios. He also studied credit default swaps (CDS) and their risk characteristics.

Mr. Kumar holds a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai and a M.Eng. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, with a specialization in Financial Engineering, from Cornell University.