Anthony M. Osbourne is an associate in the Banking and Financial Services group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., focusing on corporate finance, banking and financial services, as well as corporate asset acquisitions and financing related thereto. Mr. Osbourne represents lenders and borrowers in complex commercial financing transactions, including asset-based lending, commercial and industrial financing, and commercial real estate acquisitions and refinancing. He also handles many other types of financial transactions, including revolving and non-revolving lines of credit, cash-flow and formula-based financing, and syndications.
In connection with his practice for institutional lenders, Mr. Osbourne provides guidance on necessary parties to loan transactions as well as compliance issues and handles all aspects of due diligence review, documentation, and negotiations related thereto, in order to adequately protect his clients’ legal and financial interests.
Mr. Osbourne has also advised CDC lenders and small business borrowers in SBA 504 and 7(a) financing transactions, including, but not limited to, a retail liquor license transfer, a refinancing of a golf course, and a sale of multiple farm properties in upstate New York. His experience extends to representing state public transportation entities in large-scale, transit-oriented real estate development, including negotiating master development agreements, reviewing development plans and phasing, and attending public body meetings to advance clients' interests.
Actively involved in the professional legal community, Mr. Osbourne is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New Jersey State Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the Cannabis Law Committee. He is also a member of numerous industry associations, including the Garden State Credit Associates, the Secured Finance Network, and the Association for Corporate Growth, and serves on the Board of Governors of the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Risk Management Association as a member of the Young Professionals Committee. In addition, Mr. Osbourne serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County.
In 2020, Mr. Osbourne has been included in the "Rising Stars" list of New Jersey Super Lawyers.
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