B. Riley’s Coral Hansen and Michael Spindler Named Top Accountants by the Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES, December 1, 2023 - B. Riley Financial (Nasdaq: RILY) ("B. Riley") is pleased to announce that Coral Hansen, Managing Director, and Michael Spindler, Senior Managing Director and Advisory Services LA Practice Leader, were both named as a "Top 100 Accountant" by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

The 100 accountants chosen by the Los Angeles Business Journal have demonstrated exceptional skill and achievements across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership, and contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.

Hansen is a CPA with over 30 years' experience of combined public accounting and private industry experience. She is experienced in consulting with clients and counsel regarding complex business disputes involving the investigation, evaluation, and quantification of economic damages. To view her profile by LABJ, visit: https://labusinessjournal.com/business-journal-events/top-100-accountants-2023-coral-hansen//

Spindler is a CPA and certified fraud examiner with approximately 40 years of experience in complex disputes including matters related to forensic accounting and business fraud investigations across a wide range of industries. His clients include law firms, corporations, individuals, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. He has testified as an expert in many high-profile litigation matters, including on behalf of Johnny Depp in the Depp v. Heard trial last year in Virginia. His LABJ profile can be found here: https://labusinessjournal.com/business-journal-events/top-100-accountants-2023-michael-spindler/

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

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).