Colony Financial, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) (the “Company”) today announced that Darren Tangen, the Company's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences:
- 11th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, CA.
- 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 1:30 PM PDT at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, CA.
The Company will provide live webcasts of the JMP Securities and B. Riley & Co. presentations. Interested parties may tune in to the live presentations by visiting the 'Investor Relations' section of the Company’s Website at
. Presentation materials will be made available on the Company's Website at the time of the presentation. The webcast and presentation materials will also be archived and available on the Website for 90 days.
About Colony Financial, Inc.
Colony Financial, Inc. is a real estate finance and investment company that is focused primarily on acquiring and originating commercial real estate loans and real estate-related debt at attractive risk-adjusted returns. Secondary debt purchases may include performing, sub-performing or non-performing loans (including loan-to-own strategies). Colony Financial has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT, for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Colony Financial is a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices. For more information, visit
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