Delivering Unparalleled Value
For Every Financial Need
B. Riley Financial, Inc. ("B. Riley") companies provide tailored financial solutions to meet the strategic, operational, financial advisory and capital needs of its clients through a diverse range of collaborative and complementary business capabilities.
Opportunistic. Focused. Results-Driven.
Over the past 25 years, we have built an unmatched, diversified financial services platform with the expertise to lead in every sector. The fact that our financial solutions do not easily square into just one business sector sets us apart from our competitors and empowers us to better serve clients and return value to shareholders.
While our grassroots efforts have largely flown under the radar, our demonstrated execution across the platform, and therefore our performance, have not. B. Riley's diverse suite of business capabilities goes beyond traditional financial service offerings. By leveraging cross-platform expertise and assets, our business units are uniquely positioned to provide full service, collaborative solutions at every stage of the business life cycle and in all market conditions. B. Riley is made more exciting by our willingness to invest our own capital in opportunities organically derived from the platform along with our ability to maximize return on investment by leveraging in-house operational expertise.
*As of 1/3/2023
In 8 Areas of Expertise
Acquired Corporate Division of Farber Group
February 22, 2023
B. Riley Financial acquired the corporate division of Farber Group, a Toronto-based restructuring and business advisory firm, now part of B. Riley Advisory Services. The Canadian practice operates under the name B. Riley Farber.
Acquired Targus, Leader in Technology Solutions and Protective Cases
October 19, 2022
B. Riley Principal Investments, LLC acquired Targus, a multinational company that designs, manufactures, and sells consumer and enterprise productivity products.
Acquired Lingo Management and Bullseye Telecom
August 23, 2022
Lingo Management, LLC, a B. Riley Principal Investments portfolio company, has completed the acquisition of BullsEye Telecom Inc. BullsEye follows B. Riley's recent acquisition of Lingo in which the Company increased its ownership interest to 80% on May 31, 2022.
Announced Acquisition of FocalPoint Securities, LLC
January 18, 2022
Transaction marks a major step toward creating the premier middle market-focused investment banking platform.
Established Receivables Division
December 20, 2021
New receivables business provides debt monetization solutions and portfolio acquisition services for our clients.
Acquired 272 CAPITAL
August 4, 2021
The growing registered investment advisor employs an in-depth primary fundamental research approach to its long/short investment thesis, specializing in small cap equity securities. This addition closely aligns with B. Riley's focus on active small cap management and serves to complement both firms' investment offerings for institutional and individual high-net-worth clients.
Acquired National Holdings Corporation
February 25, 2021
The completed acquisition created a meaningfully enhanced wealth management platform.
B. Riley Financial Hires Dan Kraft and Tim Bottrell to Launch Financial Sponsors Group
November 18, 2020
The team will focus on developing and maintaining relationships with alternative capital managers, including private equity firms, family offices, sovereign wealth, credit funds and hedge funds.
B. Riley Financial Launches B. Riley Operations Management Services
November 5, 2020
B. Riley Operations Management Services' focus is to assist middle market manufacturing companies that are seeking ways to produce more efficiently and operate leaner at any point during their business life cycle.
Established Venture Capital Division
October 6, 2020
Established Venture Capital division which will pursue investments in late-stage growth companies with a path toward public markets.
Rebranded B. Riley FBR, GlassRatner, and Great American Group
September 14, 2020
Subsidiary companies adopted new brand names to provide greater external consistency and affiliation among diverse stakeholders.
B. Riley Financial Acquires Automotive Restructuring Firm, Alderney Advisors
June 23, 2020
Alderney's team of experienced crisis and turnaround advisors join B. Riley Advisory Services.
Completed BRPM SPAC-Alta Combination
February 10, 2020
Established Real Estate Division
February 1, 2020
Established Real Estate division which specializes in providing end-to-end solutions to maximize distressed real estate values.
Established Brand Investment Portfolio
October 1, 2019
Established Brand Investment portfolio, which aligns with the Company’s strategy of pursuing strong free cash flow investment opportunities to generate accretive recurring revenue. B. Riley holds majority ownership of the assets and intellectual property of six brands, with plans to add others.
Launched B. Riley Principal Merger Corp.
April 1, 2019
Launched B. Riley Principal Merger Corp., a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC).
November 14, 2018
Acquired magicJack under Principal Investments.
August 1, 2018
Acquired GlassRatner, expanding our financial advisory services offering, strengthening the platform with complementary expertise and adding market presence.
Acquired Wunderlich Securities
July 1, 2017
Acquired Wunderlich Securities and expanded our wealth management division.
Acquired FBR & Co.
June 1, 2017
Acquired FBR & Co. which was merged with B. Riley & Co. to create an industry-leading, small-cap investment banking and brokerage firm.
Established Principal Investments Division
April 1, 2017
Established Principal Investments division to focus on companies with attractive investment return characteristics that offer stability to our revenue platform and allow us to efficiently utilize our intellectual and capital assets to maximize value.
Acquired United Online
July 1, 2016
Acquired United Online, looking to benefit from UOL’s ability to achieve predictable recurring revenue and EBITDA, while optimizing business operations to maximize free cash flow for distribution to our shareholders.
RILY listed on NASDAQ
July 1, 2015
RILY listed on NASDAQ.
Launched Great American Capital Partners
April 1, 2015
Launched Great American Capital Partners, our Specialty Lending division, which remains dedicated to providing opportunistic and responsive capital to the underserved middle market.
Acquired MK Capital Advisors
February 1, 2015
Acquired MK Capital Advisors and launched our Wealth Management division.
Merged with Great American Group
June 1, 2014
Merged with Great American Group and created a diversified financial advisory offering, adding asset appraisal and disposition services.
Acquired Caris & Co.
December 1, 2012
Acquired Caris & Co., which enhanced our equity research and institutional sales divisions.
Acquired Friend & Co.
July 1, 2003
Acquired Friend & Co. and expanded into investment banking and corporate finance.
Bryant Riley formed B. Riley & Co.
January 1, 1997
Bryant Riley formed B. Riley & Co., an “anti-investment banker”, boutique stock-picking and research firm serving small cap companies.
Store Closing Events Began Tuesday, March 21 at All Nordstrom Canada Stores
B. Riley Financial Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results; Declares $1.00 Dividend
February 22, 2023
B. Riley Acquires Corporate Division of Farber Group, Leading Business Advisory Firm in Canada
February 21, 2023
23rd Annual Institutional Investor Conference
January 21, 2023
B. Riley Acquires Targus®, Leader in Technology Solutions and Protective Cases
October 19, 2022