FBR & Co.
| Nasdaq: FBRC
FBR & Co. provides investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, institutional brokerage and research services. It focuses on capital and financial expertise on seven industry sectors: Consumer, Diversified industrials, Energy and Natural Resources, Financial institutions, Insurance, Real Estate and Technology, Media and Telecom. The company operates through three segments: Capital Markets, Institutional Brokerage & Research and Principal Investing. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking services, including capital raising and financial advisory services for corporate issuer clients and institutional brokerage services including sales, trading and research services, to institutional investor clients. The Institutional Brokerage & Research segment offers research and institutional sales and trading services to institutional investors in North America, Europe and elsewhere. It currently operates desks that cover the trading of equity securities, convertible securities, high-yield debt securities, loan products and listed options. The Principal Investing segment primarily consists of investments in merchant banking investments, investments in publicly traded companies and investments in short-term liquid instruments. The company was founded in June 2006 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.