FBR Announces Third Annual Housing Finance Conference

ARLINGTON, Va., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) (FBR), a leading investment bank serving the middle market, announced its Third Annual Housing Finance Conference: Where Private Capital Meets Public Policy. The event will take place on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington DC.

The agenda for the one-day conference includes panel discussions with leading industry experts on Origination, Mortgage Servicing, Mortgage Insurance and Credit Risk Transfer. Speakers at the conference will include senior policy makers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FHFA, Fannie Mae, Ginne Mae, and Freddie Mac as well as industry executives from Flagstar Bancorp, HomeStreet, Inc, Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment, PHH Corporation, Radian Group, Inc and NMI Holdings. In addition to general discussions, there will be opportunities for one-on-one meetings for FBR institutional clients.

"We are privileged to once again host leading experts, management teams and policy makers in a focused discussion on current developments, and future opportunities, within the housing and mortgage sectors," said Adam J. Fishman, Executive Vice President and Head of Sales & Research for FBR. "This conference has now become a landmark event for those focused on a critical underpinning of the U.S. economy. Through our unique research focus centered on 'The Debate' TM, and especially our leading policy research team, institutional investors will be better able to make important judgments on where the recovery stands today, as well as the trajectory going forward."

Registration is required for attendance. For more information about this conference, including the complete schedule and list of participating companies, as well as registration, please visit, www.fbr.com/housing15.

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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