B. Riley is the brand under which B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) and its affiliates operate and provide services. We often use 'B. Riley' or the "B. Riley platform" to refer to B. Riley Financial, Inc. and our subsidiaries and affiliates individually or collectively.
The companies that make up the B. Riley platform are committed to working together to provide quality service offerings for clients at every stage of the business life cycle. Our individual entities draw on the collective resources and expertise that exist within, and the synergies created by, the B. Riley platform. All entities that comprise the B. Riley platform maintain the standards set by the management of B. Riley.
Our Brands, Operating Groups and Legal Entities
B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.
B. Riley Principal Investments leverages resources across the platform in order to identify attractive investment opportunities and develop creative solutions for distressed companies or divisions that exhibit challenging market dynamics. The team relies on its deep investment and operational expertise to self-source proprietary opportunities across a broad array of transaction types that maximize free cashflow.
B. Riley Real Estate Solutions advises companies, financial institutions, investors, family offices and individuals on projects in order to preserve and maximize real estate value. Real estate solutions span acquisitions and sales, lease restructuring, construction dispute services, rent reductions, terminations and renewals; sale-leasebacks and auctions; and capital solutions to support acquisitions and dispositions. B. Riley serves clients across the retail, office, education, industrial, manufacturing, distribution centers, restaurant, grocery store, multi-family housing and health services industries.
B. Riley Retail Solutions is a leading provider of asset disposition and large-scale retail liquidations, and efficiently leverages its retail industry expertise to deploy resources to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional services firms in maximizing the value of their assets. B. Riley Retail Solutions formerly operated under Great American Group, LLC.
B. Riley Securities provides a full suite of investment banking, corporate finance, advisory, research, and sales and trading services. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. B. Riley is nationally recognized and highly ranked for its proprietary small-cap equity research. B. Riley Securities formerly operated as B. Riley FBR following the merger of B. Riley & Co. and FBR & Co.
B. Riley Venture Capital invests in late-stage private growth companies with a path toward public markets. Investments are made off our balance sheet and syndicated across B. Riley's institutional, banking and retail client base. B. Riley Venture Capital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, which provides collaborative financial services solutions tailored to fit the capital raising, business, operational, and financial advisory needs of its clients and partners. B. Riley operates through several subsidiaries that offer a diverse range of complementary end-to-end capabilities spanning investment banking and institutional brokerage, private wealth and investment management, corporate advisory, restructuring, due diligence, forensic accounting and litigation support, appraisal and valuation, and auction and liquidation services.
B. Riley Wealth Management provides comprehensive, collaborative financial solutions to individuals and families, businesses and institutions, non-profits, trusts, foundations and endowments. B. Riley's experienced financial advisors leverage the diverse resources and expertise of its affiliated companies to help clients create a sound financial strategy based on their financial goals.
B. Riley acquired National Holdings Corporation in February 2021. The combination created an enhanced wealth management platform and added over 700 registered representatives managing approximately $20 billion in client assets. As a result of the acquisition, we have a synergistic footprint with offices now expanding from coast to coast.
B. Riley Wholesale & Industrial Solutions provides equipment management and capital recovery solutions to leaders in various industries. Solutions include auctions, private treaty, liquidation, valuations and a host of asset planning and recovery strategies to maximize return.