Philippe Steffens heads Baker McKenzie's Global Securitisation Practice and the Banking & Finance Practice in Amsterdam. He is a member of the European Banking & Finance Steering Committee at Baker McKenzie. Philippe has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer for securitisation and structured finance in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, the Legal 500 and IFLR. His clients are mainly financial institutions, asset managers, hedge funds and other alternative investment firms. Philippe focuses on securitisation, structured credit products, collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) and loan portfolio transactions involving a wide variety of asset classes, as well as debt capital markets. In addition, Philippe also advises banks and corporates on general financing transactions, often with a more structured angle, such as supplier finance and asset based lending.