Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to welcome Beatriz Azcuy as a Real Estate partner. Ms. Azcuy has extensive experience advising and representing private equity, financial institutions, investment banks, and other institutional clients in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions involving mixed-use condominium, multifamily, office, hospitality, industrial and retail properties throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Sidley, she was a partner with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP.
Ms. Azcuy’s national practice includes the sale, acquisition, development, management and leasing of various types of commercial real estate properties, as well as a focus on complex real estate, and capital market financings, including senior and subordinate debt structures, construction lending, portfolio acquisitions, syndications, mezzanine loans, participations, and private equity investments.
In recent years, Ms. Azcuy’s national practice has been focused on private equity investment in real estate, reorganizations of companies in Chapter 11, as well as corporate transactions involving significant real estate assets.
“We’re excited to have someone with Bibi’s broad background and skill set join us at Sidley,” said Michael Gordon, leader of the firm’s Real Estate global practice group. “Bibi is a strong addition to our team and she will fit seamlessly into our growing Real Estate practice.”
“I’ve known Bibi for two decades and am excited to have her join us at Sidley,” said Yvette Ostolaza, chair-elect of Sidley’s Management Committee. “In this new post- pandemic environment, it is more about client needs and the ongoing search for excellence. Bibi is part of the firm’s commitment to high-performing, diverse talent that comes together so we can solve the most intractable problems that are top of mind for our clients’ legal needs across the globe.”
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