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RILEY FINANCIAL, INC. \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc US $87,000,000\par\pard\plain\fi264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc 7.375% Senior Notes Due 2023 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qc Final Term Sheet \par\pard\plain {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Issuer:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql B. Riley Financial, Inc.\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Securities:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 7.375% Senior Notes Due 2023 (the \u8220?Notes\u8221?)\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Type:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql SEC Registered\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Trade Date:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql May 14, 2018\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Settlement Date:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql May 17, 2018\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Listing:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Expected NASDAQ \u8220?RILYH\u8221?\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Size:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql $87,000,000\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Overallotment Option:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql $13,050,000\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Maturity Date:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql May 31, 2023\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh2970 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Ratings:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql The Notes have received an \u8220?A-\u8221? investment-grade rating\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql from Egan-Jones Rating Co., an independent, unaffiliated rating agency.\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Ratings are not a recommendation to purchase, hold or sell notes,\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql inasmuch as the ratings do not comment as to market price or suitability\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql for a particular investor. The ratings are based upon current information\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql furnished to the rating agency by the Issuer and information obtained by\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql the rating agency from other sources. The ratings are only accurate as of\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql the date thereof and may be changed, superseded or withdrawn as a result\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql of changes in, or unavailability of, such information, and therefore a\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql prospective purchaser should check the current ratings before purchasing\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql the Notes. Each rating should be evaluated independently of any other\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql rating.\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh2970\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Annual Coupon:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 7.375%, paid quarterly in arrears\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Interest Payment Dates:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31, commencing July 31, 2018\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Price to the Public:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 100%\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Day Count:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 30/360\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} \par\pard\plain {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh2228 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Optional Redemption:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql The Notes may be redeemed for cash in whole or in part at any time at\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql the issuer\u8217?s option (i) on or after May 31, 2020 and prior to May\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 31, 2021, at a price equal to $25.75 per note, plus accrued and unpaid\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql interest to, but excluding, the date of redemption, (ii) on or after May 31,\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 2021 and prior to May 31, 2022, at a price equal to $25.375 per note, plus\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the date of redemption, and\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql (iii) on or after May 31, 2022 and prior to maturity, at a price equal to\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 100% of their principal amount, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql excluding, the date of redemption.\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh2228\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Minimum Denomination / Multiples:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql $25.00/$25.00\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql CUSIP/ISIN:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql 05580M 504/US05580M5040\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh495 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Book-Running Managers:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql B. Riley FBR, Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Ladenburg Thalmann\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql & Co. Inc., Incapital LLC\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh495\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh495 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Co-Managers:\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., Wedbush Securities Inc., William Blair &\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql Company, L.L.C.\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh495\row}}} {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248 \pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\cell\pard\plain\intbl\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\cell{ {\trowd\cellx4536\cellx10800\trrh248\row}}}\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~ \page\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\par\pard\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj This communication is intended for the sole use of the person to whom it is provided by the issuer.\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qj The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a base prospectus dated April 6, 2018) and a preliminary prospectus\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qj supplement dated May 14, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (\u8220?SEC\u8221?) for the offering to which\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qj this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\qj the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering.\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\qj You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\i\qj www.sec.gov.\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj Alternatively, the issuer, any\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus and related preliminary\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj prospectus supplement if you request them from B. Riley FBR, Inc. by calling (703) 312-9580 or by emailing\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj prospectuses@brileyfbr.com.\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj ANY DISCLAIMERS OR OTHER NOTICES THAT MAY APPEAR BELOW ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO THIS\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj COMMUNICATION AND SHOULD BE DISREGARDED. SUCH DISCLAIMERS OR OTHER NOTICES WERE\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED AS A RESULT OF THIS COMMUNICATION BEING SENT VIA BLOOMBERG\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\b\qj OR ANOTHER E-MAIL SYSTEM.\par\pard\plain\sa264\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~\par\pard\plain\cf1\f51\fs20\ql \~}