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B. Riley & Co. Launches the B. Riley Diversified Equity Composite

Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 2014--B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. Riley), a leading full service independent investment bank has launched the B. Riley Diversified Equity Composite, an equal-weighted index of stocks.  The Composite is designed to measure the performance of the B. Riley Research Department through changes in the market value of all stocks designated with a "Buy" rating by B. Riley's equity research analysts.

The composite is independently calculated by Bloomberg Indexes. Updated performance of the B. Riley Diversified Equity Composite is available by visiting http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/BRILEYEQ:IND.

“For the 17 years that B. Riley has been publishing equity research, accountability has been our number one goal,” said Bryant Riley, Chairman.  “We introduced the B. Riley Diversified Equity Composite as part of our continuing effort to quantify the performance of our analysts’ recommendations.”

“We are pleased that the information will be available to investors through Bloomberg, one of Wall Street’s most credible data providers.”

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