SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): May 3, 2021
B. RILEY FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
11100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(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 registered|
|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|
|Depositary Shares (each representing a 1/1000th interest in a 7.375% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Share, par value $0.0001 per share)||RILYL||Nasdaq Global Market|
|7.25% Senior Notes due 2027||RILYG||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|
|6.375% Senior Notes due 2025||RILYM||Nasdaq Global Market|
|6.00% Senior Notes due 2028||RILYT||Nasdaq Global Market|
|5.50% Senior Notes due 2026||RILYK||Nasdaq Global Market|
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 3, 2021, B. Riley Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
Additionally, on May 3, 2021, in conjunction with the press release described above, the Company posted to its website at https://ir.brileyfin.com/events-and-presentations, certain supplemental financial information for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2021 and certain prior periods. A copy of the information is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
The information set forth in this Current Report, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 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 Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 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.
|99.1||Earnings Release dated May 3, 2021|
|99.2||First Quarter 2021 Supplemental Financial Data dated May 3, 2021|
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.
|May 3, 2021||B. RILEY FINANCIAL, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Phillip J. Ahn|
|Name:||Phillip J. Ahn|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer|