B. Riley’s Gayane Kirakosyan Named 2024 Woman of Influence in Finance by the Los Angeles Business Journal

February 13, 2024 - B. Riley Financial ("B. Riley") announced today that Gayane Kirakosyan, Managing Director at B. Riley Securities, was named among the 2024 Women of Influence in Finance by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

The 40 advisors and finance professionals - who happen to be women - selected by the Los Angeles Business Journal have demonstrated exceptional leadership, knowledge, skill and achievements in banking across the full spectrum of financial responsibility along with the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles business community at large.

Kirakosyan primarily works with middle market and sponsor-backed companies seeking capital for a variety of corporate purposes, including refinancing, growth capital, acquisition financing and rescue financing, among others. She has advised on financings across a wide range of capital structures, including asset-based, senior/first liens, unitranche, second liens, subordinated, mezzanine and minority equity. Throughout her career, she has closed over $3.1 billion in transactions across a wide variety of industries and structures.

Prior to joining B. Riley, Kirakosyan was affiliated with FocalPoint Partners, which was acquired by B. Riley Financial in January 2022. She has over 20 years of investment banking experience advising companies on debt and equity capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings and bankruptcies.

To view Los Angeles Business Journal's 2024 Women of Influence: Finance, click here.

About B. Riley Securities
B. Riley has served as a preeminent fixture in small and middle market brokerage and investment banking for over 25 years. We provide a full suite of investment banking and capital markets services to companies, financial sponsors, and institutional investors across all industry verticals. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. Widely recognized for our thematic proprietary equity research, clients benefit from B. Riley's extensive network, industry expertise, and proven execution capabilities of our end-to-end financial services platform. Please see disclosures about B. Riley Securities Research here. B. Riley Securities is a subsidiary of B. Riley Financial (Nasdaq: RILY).

About B. Riley Financial
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