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FBR Announces Inaugural Healthcare Conference

FBR & Co.

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) (FBR), a leading investment bank serving the middle market, announced today that it will host its inaugural Healthcare Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on September 3, 2014.

The event will feature roughly 50 companies representing various sectors in the healthcare industry, as well as leading industry experts. "We are thrilled to be hosting our first Healthcare conference," said David Hilal, Senior Managing Director and Director of Research for FBR. "We are excited about the healthcare franchise we are building. Providing our clients with access to key executives and decision makers creates a powerful complement to our in-depth and thought-provoking research. The receptivity from companies to present at this inaugural conference is gratifying and a testament to the foundation our team has built."

"Healthcare is a growing sector of the US economy and an important industry for our clients," said Richard J. Hendrix, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FBR. "As such, it's a key growth area for FBR and we are proud to sponsor this conference to initiate important conversations regarding the future of the sector and the investment opportunity it represents."

Registration is required for attendance and is limited to FBR clients. For more information about this conference, including a list of participating companies, or to register, please visit, www.fbr.com/healthcare14.

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

Source:FBR & Co.