B. Riley Financial Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

B. Riley Financial has acquired 5 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

B. Riley Financial’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired United Online for $170M. B. Riley Financial has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (20%) and communications (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 4

B. Riley Financial, Inc. (B. Riley Financial)

11100 Santa Monica Boulevard Suite 800,
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States,
(310) 966-1444
www.brileyfin.com

B. Riley Financial, Inc. is a provider of financial and business advisory services. B. Riley Financial was founded in 1973 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 1 2 - - 1 1 5
vol $170M $210M $380M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
National Holdings Corp. 2021-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.yournational.com
Franchise Group, Inc. 2020-02-14 - Stake Purchase
Virginia Beach, Virginia · www.franchisegrp.com
magicJack 2017-11-09 143M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Palm Beach, Florida · www.magicJack.com
Wunderlich Securities, Inc. 2017-05-18 67M USD Add-on Acquisition
Memphis, Tennessee · www.wunderlichonline.com
United Online, Inc. 2016-05-04 170M USD Add-on Acquisition
Woodland Hills, California · www.unitedonline.net
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 1 (20%) - - -
Communications 1 (20%) 143M (38%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (20%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (20%) 67M (18%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (20%) 170M (45%) - -
Total 5 $380M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 380M - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 67M - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Florida 1 143M - -
  California 1 170M - -
Total 5 $380M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
2
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1
Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $313M
< $100M 1 $67M
TOTAL $380M
Largest United Online, Inc.
$170M (2016-05-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)

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