Baker & McKenzie is delighted to announce that securitisation sp…

Baker & McKenzie is delighted to announce that securitisation specialist Paul-Michael Rebus is to join its Finance Department in London as a partner. Rebus joins the Firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft’s London office.

Rebus’s extensive securitisation experience includes acting on behalf of programme sponsors, leading teams in structuring a significant number of European and US multi-seller asset-backed commercial paper conduits, and acting on behalf of financial institutions across Europe, the US and Canada with respect to the securitisation of numerous classes of assets.

Rebus is the latest lateral securitisation hire by Baker & McKenzie, following the appointments of German partner Mark Odenbach earlier this year and US partners James L Gregory III in 2003, and Richard Rudder and David Wolin in late 2001.

Chris Hogan, Head of the Finance Department, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Paul-Michael to Baker & McKenzie. He brings with him a wealth of technical expertise in an area of leading-edge finance work which is currently the preserve of only a few firms. He joins a growing global securitisation practice which is ideally placed to take advantage of opportunities arising in the European market.”

Paul-Michael Rebus said, “I am very excited about the opportunity to join Baker & McKenzie’s Finance Group and to help build the global securitisation practice. Baker & McKenzie provides a tremendous platform from which to deliver global securitisation services to clients.”

Rebus, 36, is qualified in England, New York and Alberta, Canada.

For further information, please contact:
Chris Hogan, Head of Finance

Katherine Steed, London Press Office +44 (0) 20 7919 1309

+44 (0) 20 7919 1516

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