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Baker McKenzie

Capital Markets

2 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Notable structured finance practice with a strong focus on collateralised loan obligations. Acts for multinational investment banks and Dutch financial institutions on cross-border refinancing mandates. Enjoys a prominent role in international securitisation mandates, working alongside the firm's global network. Assists clients with warehouse financing and mortgage receivables financing.

Strengths

The team's service-minded style is recognised by clients, one extolling how the firm "really puts the interest of the clients first," before adding: "I was very impressed with the fact that the team always made time available for us."

Work highlights

Advised ING Bank on its partnership with RiverRock on a European direct lending strategy.

Notable practitioners

Hugo Van der Molen 's remit includes green bond issuances and EMTN programmes on behalf of a clientele drawn from the financial services sector. Clients underline his communication skills, one asserting that "he is able to explain complicated issues in a comprehensive yet understandable way." He joined Baker McKenzie in the spring of 2021.

Philippe Steffens undertakes RMBS transactions and trade receivables financing on behalf of banks and other financial institutions. His scope as a practitioner is extolled by clients, one describing him as "a very amiable person, but at the same time he has proven himself as a tough negotiator on our behalf."

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Netherlands

Capital Markets: Debt


Hugo Van der Molen
Associates to watch

Capital Markets: Securitisation


Philippe Steffens
Band 2