Services

  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Sectors

  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Crypto & Digital Assets
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Technology, Media & Telecom

Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Biography

Seth Appel is a Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for assisting companies in efficiently and creatively raising capital. He has over 30 years of capital markets experience up and down the capital stack across multiple industry sectors.

Seth specializes in At-The- Market ("ATM"), Committed Equity Facility, non-convertible preferred, exchange traded note ("baby bond"), and straight equity financings. Seth was also the first banker to introduce public non-convertible perpetual preferred financing to the energy MLP space. Since 2013, Seth has completed over 200 financings raising over $20 billion for clients.

Prior to B. Riley, he held similar positions at FBR & Co. which merged with B. Riley in 2017, and at MLV & Co. which merged with FBR in 2015. Previously, Seth worked at Knight Capital Markets as a Vice President of Listed Trading and served as a listed trader and NASDAQ market maker for 12 years, employing firm capital to buy and sell shares from retail and institutional investors. Seth began his career as a public accountant at Arthur Anderson & Co.

Mr. Appel is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the George Washington University, and he holds an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the New York University Stern School of Business.

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.