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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 25, 2021

 

B. Riley Financial, Inc.

(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.)

 

11100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 800

Los Angeles, California 90025

(310) 966-1444

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

 

Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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
7.50% 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
6.375% Senior Notes due 2025   RILYM   Nasdaq Global Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events

 

On February 25, 2021, B. Riley Financial, Inc. (“BRF”) and National Holdings Corporation (“NHLD”) jointly issued a press release announcing the completion of BRF’s previously announced acquisition of NHLD. A copy of that press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
   
99.1   Press release, dated February 25, 2021.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  B. Riley Financial, Inc.
     
Date: February 25, 2021 By: /s/ Alan Forman
  Name:  Alan Forman
  Title: General Counsel

 

 

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