FBR Capital Markets

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FBR & Co.
Industry Financial Institution
Founded 2007; 11 years ago (2007)
Headquarters Arlington, Virginia, United States
Products Investment banking, Brokerage
Revenue IncreaseUS $120.4 Million(2015)[1]
DecreaseUS $7.5 Million (2015)[1]
Number of employees
303 (2015)[1]
Website www.fbr.com

FBR & Co. (Nasdaq:FBRC) is a capital markets firm headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Founded in 1989 by Emanuel J. Friedman, Eric F. Billings, and W. Russell Ramsey, the company provides investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, institutional brokerage, and research services through its subsidiaries FBR Capital Markets & Co. and MLV & Co. FBR focuses capital and financial expertise on the following industry sectors: consumer; energy & natural resources; financial institutions; healthcare; insurance; industrials; real estate; and technology, media & telecom. FBR is based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with offices throughout the United States.


In April 2017, Patrick Steel of FBR took over as CEO of Politico from the owner Robert Allbritton. Steel, age 49 at the time of the appointment, had served in President Bill Clinton's administration and contributed money to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other Democrats. He had been at FBR since 2001 working in IPOs and private placements.[2]


  1. ^ a b c FBR & Co. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results.
  2. ^ Alpert, Lukas I., "Politico Names Investment Banker as New CEO" (subscription), Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-27.
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