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EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE DATED JANUARY 22, 2020 - B. Riley Financial, Inc.f8k012220ex99-1_briley.htm





Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 22, 2020



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 


Delaware   001-37503   27-0223495
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


 21255 Burbank Boulevard, Suite 400

Woodland Hills, California 91367


(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)


 Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: 


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   RILY   Nasdaq Global Market
Depositary Shares (each representing a 1/1000th interest in a 6.875% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Share, par value $0.0001 per share)   RILYP   Nasdaq Global Market
7.25% Senior Notes due 2027   RILYG   Nasdaq Global Market
7.50% Senior Notes due 2027   RILYZ   Nasdaq Global Market
7.375% Senior Notes due 2023   RILYH   Nasdaq Global Market
6.875% Senior Notes due 2023   RILYI   Nasdaq Global Market
6.75% Senior Notes due 2024   RILYO   Nasdaq Global Market
6.50% Senior Notes due 2026   RILYN   Nasdaq Global Market


Not Applicable 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On January 22, 2020, B. Riley Financial, Inc. issued a press release reporting its preliminary financial results for the fiscal quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


The information set forth in this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section. The information in this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing to this Current Report.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release dated January 22, 2020.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


January 22, 2020 B. RILEY FINANCIAL, INC.
  By: /s/ Phillip J. Ahn
    Name:  Phillip J. Ahn
    Title: Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Operating Officer