B. Riley Named Among the 2023 Top Restructuring Professionals by Global M&A Network

Brent King and Seth Freeman Recognized Among Top 25 Consultants

September 7, 2023 - B. Riley Advisory Services is pleased to announce Brent King and Seth R. Freeman are among the Global M&A Network 10th Annual Top 100 Restructuring & Turnaround Professionals for 2023. The list features a highly respected, successful and innovative group of 25 consultants, 25 investment bankers and 50 lawyers for their contributions to the restructuring and turnaround community.

Brent King is a Managing Director and has over 25 years' experience as a corporate insolvency leader and has served as CEO, CRO, Judicial Receiver, Chapter 11 Trustee, Interim CFO, or senior advisor to both public and private corporations in a wide range of industries. As a fourth-generation farmer, King brings unique perspective to clients involved in the agricultural industry, including pork processing; beef and dairy production; row crop and grain production; vegetable production and distribution; soybean crushing; biodiesel and ethanol production; equipment manufacturing; trucking logistics; among others. He holds the CTP designation and is a member of TMA, ABI, and is a State Director of the Commercial Receiver Association. Contact Brent King at bking@brileyfin.com.

Seth R. Freeman, CIRA, CTP is an international Restructuring and Turnaround Manager with 40 years of diverse experience inside and outside Chapter 11 bankruptcy. His work has included several of the largest Ponzi and fraud cases in U.S. history and complex cross-border, emerging markets matters including in India, China and Mexico. His industry experience spans real estate, healthcare, financial services, media, technology and cannabis. Freeman has served as CRO, financial advisor and fiduciary. He earned an MBA from Thunderbird and is a director of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum. Contact Seth R. Freeman at sfreeman@brileyfin.com.

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About B. Riley Advisory Services

B. Riley Advisory Services is a leading provider of specialty business advisory services that works with law firms, lenders, private equity sponsors, and companies of all types on business challenges such as planning and executing a major acquisition or divestiture, pursuing a fraud investigation or corporate litigation, or managing through a business crisis or bankruptcy. B. Riley offers a unique mix of appraisal services including asset-based lending (ABL) valuations, restructuring and turnaround management, forensic accounting and litigation support, and transaction support services including due diligence and quality of earnings reviews. For more information, visit www.brileyadvisoryservices.com.

About B. Riley Financial, Inc.

B. Riley Financial (Nasdaq: RILY) is a diversified financial services platform that delivers tailored solutions to meet the strategic, operational, and capital needs of its clients and partners. We leverage cross-disciplinary expertise and resources of our affiliated subsidiaries to provide end-to-end, collaborative financial services spanning investment banking, brokerage, wealth and investment management, business advisory, valuation, and asset disposition services. On a principal basis, B. Riley opportunistically invests to benefit its shareholders. Certain affiliates originate and underwrite senior secured loans for asset-rich companies. Founded in 1997, B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles with more than 2,000 affiliated personnel. Learn more at www.brileyfin.com.

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