Wedbush Financial Services Closes a Private Placement of $50 Million Senior Notes Due in 2026

Los Angeles, CA – January 13, 2021 – Wedbush Financial Services, LLC (the “Company”), the parent company of Wedbush Securities Inc., closed a private placement of $50 million, 5.50% Senior Unsecured Notes (the “Notes”) due 2026. The Company and Wedbush Securities Inc. were previously assigned ratings of BBB- and BBB, respectively, and the Company’s senior unsecured debt was assigned a rating of BBB- by Kroll Bond Rating Agency.

Gary Wedbush, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and President of Wedbush Securities, commented, “We are very pleased to close our first Note placement. This placement diversifies our funding and brings high quality institutional investors to scale our growth initiatives.”

Wedbush Securities Inc. Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group acted as exclusive placement agent to the Company.

For further information please contact:

Burke Dempsey
EVP and Head of Investment Banking
Wedbush Securities Inc.
(203) 918-0420

Kamal Bajoria
Managing Director
Wedbush Securities Inc.
(949) 664-9357

About Wedbush Financial Services
Wedbush Financial Services is a diversified financial services holding company. Its primary subsidiary, Wedbush Securities, which was founded in 1955, has been a leader in the financial services industry, providing its clients, both private and institutional, with a wide range of securities brokerage and processing, wealth management, and investment banking services.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with over 100 registered offices and nearly 900 colleagues, the firm focuses on bespoke client service and the utilization of advanced technology.