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Real Estate, Financing, Restructuring.
Fernando Azofra is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He was admitted to the Madrid Bar in 1992 and joined the firm in 1993. He set up and headed the firm's Lisbon office from 1998 to 2001. He advises domestic and foreign companies on real estate and banking matters, asset finance and M&A with an underlying real estate component. He has broad expertise in structuring and implementing property investments, divestments and financings. He has assisted in corporate and real estate deals involving an aggregate consideration of over EUR 28 billion. In relation to his financing expertise, he has outlined mortgage-backed financings, project finance, structured financings and 'plain vanilla' financings for over EUR 9.3 billion (some of which were the first deals of their kind in Spain, as is the case of the deals structured over floating mortgages).
Chair of the Banking Regulation Subcommittee of the International Bar Association. Madrid Bar Association. Member of the expert panel consulted by the Ministry of Science and Technology for the preparation of the Annual Report on Industrial Technology Prospects, 2000.
Law Degree (with Honours), Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1992 Business Administration Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1993.