B. Riley 14th Annual Investor Conference Opens May 20th With Nearly 200 Presenting Companies, Expert Led Informational Sessions And Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation Boxing Spectacular On The Pier

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. RILEY), (www.brileyco.com), a leading, full service, independent investment bank, announced today that in addition to nearly 200 public company presentations, its 14th Annual Investor Conference will include expert led informational sessions on capital raising and debt financing.

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Two sessions have been integrated into this invitation-only conference, scheduled for May 20-22, 2013 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.

A Monday, May 20th luncheon panel entitled "The State of the Capital Markets" will cover capital raising trends in the equity markets and will include an overview of recent IPOs, Follow-on and Secondary Offerings, Registered Directs and PIPEs, and activity on the various exchanges.

Moderating the panel will be John D. Hogoboom, Partner, Vice-Chair, Life Sciences Practice, Lowenstein Sandler, LLP.  Panelists include: Allen Z. Sussman, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP; Brian S. Curran, Vice President, New York Stock Exchange; Corey Fischer, Managing Partner, Weinberg & Company P.A.; Timothy Ryan, Managing Director, OTC Markets; and Richard Waks, Director of Sales Trading, B. Riley & Co.

A Tuesday, May 21st luncheon panel entitled "Debt Financing" will focus on the current state of the credit markets, capital availability, recent trends, pricing and other structural considerations. Panelists will also address debt financing for M&A, LBO and MBO and will discuss which banks are lending, loan terms and conditions.

Moderating the panel will be Todd Van der Wel, Office Managing Partner, Moss Adams LLP.  Panelists include: Carey V. Do, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Capital Finance; Andrew Fentress, Partner, Medley Capital; Michael Allison, Chief Credit Officer, Opus Bank; and Patrick S. Brown, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP.

On Wednesday, May 22nd, Lt. Col. Steve Russell will be the featured luncheon speaker. A leader in the hunt and capture of Saddam Hussein, he is the author of "We Got Him!" A nationally known advocate for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, he will deliver a message of hope and patriotism.  

This year's conference will again support two important charitable causes. Conference attendees will be treated to a spectacular, celebrity-studded evening of boxing at the famed Santa Monica Pier on the evening of Tuesday, May 21st.  The "Big Fighters, Big Cause" Charity Fight Night will benefit the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation in support of juvenile diabetes research, as well as the Wounded Warrior Project.

A partial list of conference sponsors includes: Wells Fargo Capital Finance; Lowenstein Sandler PC; Medley Capital Corp.; Moss Adams, LLP; Bloomberg; Innerworkings, Inc.; Loeb & Loeb LLP; Marcum LLP; Mergermarket; NYSE Euronext; Opus Bank; RR Donnelley; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; The OTC Markets; Troy Gould P.C.; Weinberg & Company P.A.; Addo Communications; and Monroe Capital LLC. The Los Angeles Venture Association and the Aerospace and Defense Forum are Association Sponsors.

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For more information on the conference, the most current list of presenting companies, or registration information, contact your B. Riley & Co. representative or visit www.brileyco.com.

About B. RILEY & CO.:
B. Riley & Co. is a leading independent investment bank which provides a full array of corporate finance, research, sales, trading and otcqx dad services to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, and merger and acquisitions advisory to public and private middle market companies. The firm is recognized for its distinguished equity research. Founded in 1997, B. RILEY is headquartered in Los Angeles and maintains offices in Newport Beach, San Francisco, Boston, and New York. It is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com

List of Presenting Companies as of the date of this release (subject to change):  
Accelrys Inc. (ACCL)
Accuride Corp. (ACW)
Actuate Corporation (BIRT)
AdCare Health Systems Inc. (ADK)
Adesto Technologies (private) (Adesto)
Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. (AFOP)
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX)
Alteva (ALTV)
American Apparel (APP)
American Software Inc. Cl A (AMSWA)
API Technologies Corp. (ATNY)
ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS)
Arotech Corporation (ARTX)
Aspen Group, Inc. (ASPU)
Augme Technologies (AUGT)
Autobytel Inc. (ABTL)
Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (BTN)
Bofi Holding Inc. (BOFI)
Brooks Automation (BRKS)
BSQUARE Corp. (BSQR)
Burcon Nutrascience Corporation (BUR)
Cadiz Inc. (CDZI)
CalAmp Corp. (CAMP)
Callidus Cloud (CALD)
Carmike Cinemas Inc. (CKEC)
CBS Corporation (CBS)
Chanticleer Holdings Inc (HOTR)
Cherokee Group (CHKE)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM)
ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO)
Cogent Communications Group Inc. (CCOI)
Coherent, Inc. (COHR)
Coinstar, Inc. (CSTR)
Computer Programs & Systems Inc. (CPSI)
Computer Task Group Inc. (CTGX)
CoStar (CSGP)
CPI Aerostructures Inc. (CVU)
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY)
DDD Group plc (DDDGY)
Delta Apparel Inc. (DLA)
Demand Media, Inc. (DMD)
Denny's Corporation (DENN)
Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. (DCIN)
Document Security Systems (DSS)
Dot Hill Systems Corp. (HILL)
Ducommun Inc. (DCO)
Dynamics Research Corp. (DRCO)
EarthLink Inc. (ELNK)
Edgewater Technology Inc. (EDGW)
Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO)
EMCORE (EMKR)
Evolving Systems Inc. (EVOL)
Exar Corporation (EXAR)
Exponent Inc. (EXPO)
Franklin Covey Co. (FC)
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (FSNN)
General Finance Corporation (GFN)
GigOptix Inc. (GIG)
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTLT)
Globe Specialty Metals (GSM)
Glu Mobile, Inc. (GLUU)
GP Strategies Corp. (GPX)
GSI Technology Inc. (GSIT)
GSV Capital Corp. (GSVC)
Guidance Software (GUID)
Heska Corporation (HSKA)
I.D. Systems Inc. (IDSY)
II-VI Incorporated (IIVI)
Ikanos Communications Inc. (IKAN)
IMAX Corporation (IMAX)
Immersion Corporation (IMMR)
Imperva, Inc. (IMPV)
InContact (SAAS)
Infinity Energy Resources Inc. (IFNY)
InnerWorkings Inc. (INWK)
Inteliquent (IQNT)
Inter Parfums, Inc. (IPAR)
International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)
Inuvo, Inc. (INUV)
Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK)
Iteris, Inc. (ITI)
j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM)
Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK)
Jamba, Inc. (JMBA)
Joe's Jeans Inc. (JOEZ)
Keating Capital Inc. (KIPO)
Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (KW)
Keynote Systems (KEYN)
Kofax PLC (KFX-GB)
Kona Grill (KONA)
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS)
Lantronix, Inc. (LTRX)
LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (LF)
Lifetime Brands, Inc. (LCUT)
Lightbridge Corp. (LTBR)
Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (LIOX)
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF)
Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. (LQMT)
Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (LYV)
LRAD Corporation (LRAD)
LTX-Credence Corp. (LTXC)
MAM Software Group, Inc. (MAMS)
Marathon Patent Group (MARA)
Marcus Corp. (MCS)
MaxLinear, Inc. (MXL)
Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO)
Merge Healthcare Inc. (MRGE)
Methode Electronics Inc. (MEI)
Mindspeed (MSPD)
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (TYPE)
Motorcar Parts of America Inc. (MPAA)
Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NSSC)
Nautilis Inc. (NLS)
NCI, Inc. (NCIT)
NeoPhotonics Corp. (NPTN)
NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT)
Newell Rubbermaid (NWL)
Newport Corporation (NEWP)
Newtek Business Services Inc. (NEWT)
Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR)
OfficeMax Inc. (OMX)
Omnicell Inc. (OMCL)
Oplink Communications, Inc. (OPLK)
Orbit International Corp. (ORBT)
OTC Markets (OTCM)
Paid Inc. (PAYD)
Park City Group Inc. (PCYG)
PCTEL, Inc. (PCTI)
PNI Digital Media Inc. (PNDMF)
Points International (PCOM)
Polaris Industries, Inc. (PII)
PRGX Global (PRGX)
Progress Software Corp. (PRGS)
Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PVCT)
Rambus Inc. (RMBS)
RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (RDA)
REEDS, Inc. (REED)
Reis, Inc. (REIS)
Remy International, Inc. (REMY)
Rimage Corp. (RIMG)
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (RMCF)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE)
Salem Communications Corp. (SALM)
SanDisk Corporation (SNDK)
SemiLEDS Corp. (LEDS)
Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB)
Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (SIMO)
Single Touch Systems Inc. (SITO)
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX)
Skechers USA Inc. (SKX)
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS)
SoundBite Communications, Inc. (SDBT)
Spar Group Inc. (SGRP)
Sparton Corp. (SPA)
Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (SPRD)
Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI)
Stamps.com (STMP)
Stoneridge Inc. (SRI)
Superior Industries International Inc. (SUP)
Support.com Inc. (SPRT)
Symmetricom, Inc. (SYMM)
TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT)
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS)
The Female Health Company (FHCO)
Top Image Systems Ltd. (TISA)
Tronox Limited (TROX)
Tyler Technologies Inc. (TYL)
U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. (PRTS)
Ultratech (UTEK)
United Online, Inc. (UNTD)
Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC)
University General Health System Inc. (UGHS)
USA Technologies (USAT)
ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK)
Versar Inc. (VSR)
ViaSat Inc. (VSAT)
Volterra Semiconductor Corp. (VLTR)
VOXX International Corp. (VOXX)
Web.com Group, Inc. (WWWW)
Wet Seal Inc. (WTSL)
WidePoint Corp. (WYY)
XO Group Inc. (XOXO)

SOURCE B. Riley & Co., LLC



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