FBR to Host 19th Annual Fall Investor Conference in New York on November 27th

FBR & Co.

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) ("FBR" or the "Company"), a leading investment bank serving the middle market, announced that its hosting its 2012 Fall Investor Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012.

The annual event will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York and will showcase the Company's significant client relationships in the financial services, specialty finance, insurance, and real estate sectors. Seventy-one companies will meet with institutional investors in a variety of interactive settings – fireside chats, panel discussions, one-on-one meetings, and traditional presentations.

"For nearly two decades, our conference has been a top destination for corporate issuers and buy-side investors alike," said Adam Fishman, Senior Managing Director and Head of Sales and Research. "In response to our shared focus on getting the most value out of this event, our moderators will utilize during their questioning, 'The Debate', FBR's proprietary coverage approach. Undertaken by our equity research group, 'The Debate' focuses on the debatable points impacting each company's prospects, as identified by our analysts in collaboration with our investor clients. By leveraging our historic conference success, while moving toward substantive, pointed issues of importance for both management teams and investors, we believe we will take investor conferences to the next level and create an exciting value-add opportunity for our clients."

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; 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.

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

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