Karine Imbrosciano co-heads the Derivatives & Structured Products group in London. Specialised in OTC derivatives products, she has in-depth knowledge of French and English law legal structuring and advisory support on a broad range of derivatives and structured products across various asset classes (Fixed Income, Credit, Funds, Equity). Karine has strong expertise in credit derivatives (CDO, CPPI, CPDO, CFXO) and in hedging of structured finance transactions (covered bonds, securitisation, project finance), with a focus on the negotiation of swaps complying with rating agency criteria. She also has significant experience in setting up and restructuring French structured funds. Karine also regularly advises clients on regulatory derivatives matters.
Having graduated from HEC Business school, Karine joined Gide in Paris in 2005 and the London office two years later. Leveraging her dual qualification and experience as a French Avocat à la Cour and English solicitor, Karine shares her time between London and Paris, working closely with Gide's finance teams in both offices. She has benefited from a secondment to the corporate solutions group of a French bank in Paris and from a one year secondment to a leading US investment bank in London in its structured products and derivatives teams.