IFMI Sets Release Date for First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IFMI) will release its financial results for the first quarter 2014 on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The Company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) that morning to discuss these results.

The conference call will be available via webcast. Interested parties can access the live webcast by clicking the webcast link on IFMI's homepage at www.ifmi.com. Those wishing to listen to the conference call with operator assistance can dial (877) 686-9573 (domestic) or (706) 643-6983 (international), participant pass code 36996050, or request the IFMI earnings call. A recording of the call will be available for two weeks following the call by dialing (800) 585-8367 (domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (international), participant pass code 36996050.

About IFMI

IFMI is a financial services company specializing in credit-related fixed income investments. IFMI was founded in 1999 as an investment firm focused on small-cap banking institutions, but has grown to provide an expanding range of asset management, capital markets, and investment banking solutions to institutional investors and corporations. In addition, IFMI has recently refocused on deploying capital into its Principal Investing portfolio, primarily through structured credit investments in collateralized loan obligation equity tranches. IFMI's operating segments are Principal Investing, Capital Markets, and Asset Management. The Principal Investing segment has historically been comprised of investments in IFMI sponsored investment vehicles, but has developed to encompass certain non-sponsored vehicles utilizing IFMI's expertise in structured products. The Capital Markets segment consists of credit-related fixed income sales, trading, and financing as well as new issue placements in corporate and securitized products and advisory services, operating primarily through IFMI's subsidiaries, JVB Financial Holdings, LLC in the United States and Cohen & Company Financial Limited in Europe. The Asset Management segment manages assets through collateralized debt obligations, permanent capital vehicles, and managed accounts. As of March 31, 2014, IFMI managed approximately $5.3 billion in credit-related fixed income assets in a variety of asset classes including US trust preferred securities, European hybrid capital securities, and mortgage- and asset-backed securities. For more information, please visit www.IFMI.com.

CONTACT: Investors: Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. Joseph W. Pooler, Jr., 215-701-8952 Chief Financial Officer investorrelations@ifmi.com Media: Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher James Golden and Joe Berg, 212-355-4449 jgolden@joelefrank.com or jberg@joelefrank.comSource:Institutional Financial Markets