FBR To Host 23rd Annual Investor Conference

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) ("FBR" or the "Company"), a leading investment bank serving the middle market, will host its 23rd Annual Investor Conference in New York at the Westin Times Square Hotel on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The daylong conference will provide institutional investors one-on-one meeting opportunities with approximately 80 companies in the financial institutions, insurance, and real estate sectors.

"The timing of this year's event could not be better. We are seeing rapid awakening of investor interest in these key sectors as the market digests the changing post-election landscape. The companies we are hosting have new opportunities ahead of them and are eager to discuss their vision with our buy-side partners," said FBR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Hendrix. "Our goal with this conference is to positively position our clients by engaging in relevant conversations, highlighting compelling investment opportunities, and helping them gather information that leads to successful investing outcomes."

In addition to one-on-one meetings, there will be several keynotes and panel discussions:
  • Keynote Breakfast: Banking Beyond Branches: Embracing Technology to Source, Sell, and Satisfy Customers, moderated by Bob Ramsey, FBR Senior Financial Services Analyst, and featuring senior executives from BofI Holding, Inc., Customers Bancorp, Inc., Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida, and Revolution Messaging;
  • Keynote Luncheon: Financial Policy Under Trump: Everything Is in Play, moderated by Ed Mills, FBR Senior Policy Analyst, and featuring panelists from the Cato Institute and Monument Policy Group;
  • A Lodging Panel that will address trends and opportunities in the sector, moderated by Bryan Maher, FBR Senior Lodging Analyst, and featuring senior executives from Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc., Chatham Lodging Trust and Hospitality Properties Trust; and
  • A Business Development Company Panel focusing on how differentiated origination strategies of certain BDCs evolved to generate superior returns, moderated by Christopher Nolan, FBR Senior Financial Services Analyst, and featuring senior executives from Main Street Capital Corporation, Monroe Capital Corporation and TCP Capital Corporation.

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