B. Riley Recognized by The M&A Advisor Awards 2023

Winner in Two Deal of the Year Categories including M&A Deal of the Year and Restructuring Deal of the Year

November 17, 2023 -- B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ: RILY) ("B. Riley") announced today it has been recognized in two categories of The M&A Advisor's 22nd Annual Advisor Awards, demonstrating the firm's cross-platform leadership in restructuring and mergers & acquisitions expertise.

B. Riley won in two Deal of the Year categories, including:

  • M&A Deal of the Year (between $10mm - $25mm) - 363 Sale of Silver Creek Industries LLC
    Led by J. Michael Issa with Wen Tan of B. Riley Advisory Services, together with Robert E. Opera of Winthrop Golubow Hollander.

  • Restructuring Deal of the Year (between $100mm - $250mm) - Sale of Easterday Ranches, Inc. and Easterday Farms to Farmland Reserve, Inc. B. Riley Advisory Services acted as financial advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
    Led by
    Seth R. Freeman with George Demos, Coral Hansen and Brent King

"As M&A Advisor celebrates its 25th Anniversary, it's still wonderful to see B. Riley as award winners representing the best of the mergers and acquisitions industry in 2022-23. They earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates," said Roger Aguinaldo, Founder and CEO of The M&A Advisor. "Given the uncertainty and volatile nature of M&A over the past three years, and in an environment that is increasingly demanding of its professionals, we have recognized B. Riley as one of the leading firms that represent the highest levels of performance."

The awards were presented at a Black-Tie Gala on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at the New York Athletic Club as a feature of The M&A Advisor's 2023 Future of Dealmaking Summit.

About The M&A Advisor

Now in its 25th year, The M&A Advisor was founded to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, establishing the industry's leading media outlet in 1998. Today, the firm is recognized as the world's premier leadership organization for mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, and corporate finance professionals, delivering a range of integrated services to accelerate the pace of dealmaking. www.maadvisor.com

About B. Riley Financial

B. Riley Financial is a diversified financial services platform that delivers tailored solutions to meet the strategic, operational, and capital needs of its clients and partners. Through its affiliated subsidiaries, B. Riley provides end-to-end, collaborative financial services across investment banking, institutional brokerage, private wealth and investment management, financial consulting, corporate restructuring, operations management, risk and compliance, due diligence, forensic accounting, litigation support, appraisal and valuation, auction, and liquidation services. For more information, please visit www.brileyfin.com and follow us on LinkedIn and on X (formerly known as Twitter).