Our Company

B. Riley Financial is a publicly traded, diversified financial services company which takes a collaborative approach to the capital raising and financial advisory needs of public and private companies and high net worth individuals.

Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in major U.S. financial markets, the firm consists of over 200 professionals whose cross-platform expertise is mobilized to provide a myriad of financial solutions. Its wholly-owned subsidiaries include:

  • B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. RILEY), a FINRA-licensed broker dealer
  • Great American Group, LLC (GA), provider of advisory and valuation services, asset disposition and auction solutions, commercial lending, and real estate advisory services
  • B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, a SEC-registered investment advisor includes B. Riley Asset Management, a provider of investment products to institutional and high net worth investors, and B. Riley Wealth Management, a multi-family office practice and wealth management firm focused on the needs of ultra-high net worth individuals and families; and Great American Capital Partners, a provider of senior secured loans and second lien secured loan facilities to middle market public and private U.S. companies.


Our History

B. Riley Financial

2015

Acquires MK Capital Advisors, now B. Riley Capital Management to establish wealth management group

Launches Great American Capital Partners to provide not traditional dept opportunities

RILY stock listed on NASDAQ

2014
Privately-held B. Riley & Co. LLC and publicly traded Great America Group, Inc. combine to form a uniquely positioned and diversified financial services firm.

B. Riley & Co., LLC

2014
B. RILEY launches B. Riley Asset Management, its affiliated investment advisor.

2013
B. RILEY acquires Caris & Co, an institutional brokerage and investment bank focused on mid and large cap public equities.

2012
B. RILEY makes strategic investment in National Holdings, a publicly traded retail brokerage founded in 1947 with a network of 700 reps representing 39,000 accounts.

2011
B. RILEY significantly expands its equity research and institutional sales group.

B. RILEY launches a single fee fund of hedge funds.

2004
B. RILEY provides introducing prime brokerage and capital introduction services.

2003
B. RILEY expands into investment banking.

2000
B. RILEY launches affiliated investment advisor Riley Investment Management, LLC and activist hedge fund Riley Investment Partners, LP.

1997
Bryant Riley founds B. RILEY as an institutional brokerage providing proprietary research and trading to the Buyside, with a focus on thinly traded small cap stocks.

Great American Group, Inc.

2013
GA’s valuation practice increases presence in energy sector with expansion of team in Texas.

2011
GA acquires a real estate transactional and advisory services team.

2009
GA becomes a publicly listed company.

GA expands its service offering again to include commercial lending.

2008
GA’s valuation practice expands capabilities into heavy mobile equipment and metals sectors.

2006
GA’s valuation practice adds intellectual property valuations to its suite of services.

1999
GA’s valuation practice grows to include machinery and equipment appraisals.

1995
GA deepens and refines its understanding of asset values by adding a new service offering – inventory appraisal.

1991
The two entities co-market their services creating a comprehensive asset disposition firm, Great American Group (GA).

1985
Wholesale and industrial auctions gain traction in the marketplace.

1973
Gary Mintz pioneers the retail liquidation industry.