FBR Announces Energy Technology Summit

FBR & Co.

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) (FBR), a leading investment bank serving the middle market, announced today that it will be hosting the FBR Energy Technology Summit at the Grand Hyatt New York on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. The one day conference will feature six panel discussions with senior executives from alternative energy space as well as one-on-one investor/company meetings.

"We are thrilled to be hosting our first Energy Technology Summit. We will once again deliver to clients targeted and in-depth access to an industry, highlighting FBR's differentiated approach," said Adam J. Fishman, Executive Vice President and Head of Sales & Research for FBR. "Through our unique research focus centered on 'The Debate' TM and our thematic, topical, industry-specific conference series, FBR delivers thought leadership and expertise on the key issues that get to the heart of investment opportunities for our clients."

"Our Energy coverage - both investment banking and research - has long been a source of strength and strategic focus for us and we continue to invest in this area as we see opportunities to benefit our clients," said Richard J. Hendrix, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FBR. "Alternative Energy is an important and growing sector of the US economy and this conference will showcase the terrific depth and strength of the companies engaging in this field. FBR is proud to be associated with this group and to help engage all parties in important conversations regarding the future of this vital sector."

Topics to be covered at the summit include the rise of renewable power, the evolution and future of the solar sector, advanced transportation, fuel cell adoption and economics, distributed generation, and new financing options in energy efficiency space. Hosting the conference will be FBR's Sanjay Shrestha, Managing Director of the Diversified Industrials Investment Banking group, and Aditya Satghare, Vice President and Analyst of Energy & Natural Resources Research.

Registration is required for attendance. For more information about this conference, including schedule and participating companies, as well as how to register, please visit, http://www.fbr.com/energytech.aspx.

FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) provides investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, institutional brokerage, and research services through its subsidiary FBR Capital Markets & Co. FBR focuses capital and financial expertise on the following industry sectors: consumer; diversified industrials; energy & natural resources; financial institutions; healthcare; insurance; real estate; and technology, media & telecom. FBR is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with offices throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.fbr.com.

CONTACT: Investors: Bradley J. Wright at 703.312.9678 or bwright@fbr.com Media: Shannon Hawkins at 703.469.1190 or shawkins@fbr.com

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