B. Riley Retained as Advisor in Connection with Prize Management, LLC dba Sand Ridge Materials Chapter 11

Sand Ridge Materials' operations and assets including real estate, machinery and equipment to be sold

February 26, 2024 - B. Riley Real Estate and B. Riley Wholesale & Industrial Solutions (collectively, "B. Riley"), subsidiaries of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: RILY), have been retained as advisors in connection with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Prize Management, LLC and Sand Ridge Development Association, Inc. dba Sand Ridge Materials ("Sand Ridge"). B. Riley was retained to lead the sale process for Sand Ridge's mine assets, including its real estate, machinery, and equipment.

Sand Ridge is a locally operated small business and sand and gravel mining operation in Garysburg, North Carolina. The minority-owned and operated company is a supplier of building, roadway, and landscaping materials that includes concrete sand, asphalt sand, fill material, and a variety of stones from pea gravel to larger. Its products are used for the construction of roads, buildings, landscaping projects, fill, and other commercial applications. Sand Ridge has a backlog of orders and strong customer interest that significantly exceeds its current operational output.

Sand Ridge filed for Chapter 11 protection in the North Carolina Eastern Bankruptcy Court (Case No. 23-02681) on September 14, 2023.

B. Riley Real Estate specializes in restructuring, dispositions, financing, leasing, acquisitions, and development of commercial property for both public and private companies. Our experienced team of professionals help clients execute strategies to maximize real estate value for healthy and distressed assets across a broad range of sectors.

B. Riley Wholesale & Industrial Solutions provides equipment management and capital recovery solutions to leaders in various industries. Solutions include auctions, private treaty sales, liquidations, valuations and a host of asset planning and recovery strategies to maximize return.

For more information, contact Roger Puerto rpuerto(at)brileyfin.com and Chris Draper cdraper(at)brileyfin.com of B. Riley Real Estate, or Paul Brown pbrown(at)brileyfin.com of B. Riley Wholesale & Industrial Solutions.

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