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 27 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.

Our History

With over 20 years of continual growth, B. Riley has created a unique platform with diverse revenue streams and a full suite of end-to-end services and solutions for clients and partners.

Acquired Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting Firm, Crawford & Winiarski

July 11, 2023

B. Riley Financial acquired Crawford & Winiarski, a boutique forensic accounting and litigation consulting firm based in Detroit, Michigan.


Acquired Assets of ABTV

May 9, 2023

B. Riley Financial acquired certain assets of ABTV, a leading independent business and financial advisory firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina.


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.

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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.

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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.

B. Riley + National

Acquired National Holdings Corporation

February 25, 2021

The completed acquisition created a meaningfully enhanced wealth management platform.

Financial Sponsors Group

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 Operations Management

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.

Venture Capital

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.

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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.

B. Riley Principal Merger Corp.

Completed BRPM SPAC-Alta Combination

February 10, 2020

B. Riley Real Estate

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.

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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.

B. Riley Principal Merger Corp.

Launched B. Riley Principal Merger Corp.

April 1, 2019

Launched B. Riley Principal Merger Corp., a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC).


Acquired magicJack

November 14, 2018

Acquired magicJack under Principal Investments.


Acquired GlassRatner

August 1, 2018

Acquired GlassRatner, expanding our financial advisory services offering, strengthening the platform with complementary expertise and adding market presence.

Wunderlich Securities

Acquired Wunderlich Securities

July 1, 2017

Acquired Wunderlich Securities and expanded our wealth management division.

FBR & Co.

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.

Principal Investments

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.

United Online

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.

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RILY listed on NASDAQ

July 1, 2015

RILY listed on NASDAQ.

Great American Capital Partners

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.

MK Capital Advisors

Acquired MK Capital Advisors

February 1, 2015

Acquired MK Capital Advisors and launched our Wealth Management division.

Great American Group

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.

Caris & Co.

Acquired Caris & Co.

December 1, 2012

Acquired Caris & Co., which enhanced our equity research and institutional sales divisions.

Friend & Co.

Acquired Friend & Co.

July 1, 2003

Acquired Friend & Co. and expanded into investment banking and corporate finance.

B. Riley

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.

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