B. Riley Financial acquires Interface Consulting International

09 July 2024 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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B. Riley Financial, a Los Angeles-based diversified financial services company, has acquired Interface Consulting International, a Houston-based engineering and construction consulting and expert services firm.

Founded in 1986, Interface provides consulting and expert services for troubled construction projects in buildings, infrastructure, power, chemicals, and oil and gas.

The firm has practices in construction claims and disputes, construction defects, litigation and arbitration, CPM schedule analysis, construction management, and construction advisory.

Interface has 14 experts, according to its website, who provide support in areas including schedule delay analysis, labor productivity, claim preparation and analysis, cost and damage quantification, design, and change management.

B. Riley Financial acquires Interface Consulting International

Interface will join B. Riley Financial’s professional services subsidiary B. Riley Advisory Services, enhancing its forensic accounting and litigation support practices.

"Interface Consulting is a highly regarded expert services and dispute resolution firm with a decades-long track record of delivering exceptional service to its clients across the construction and engineering space. We are thrilled to welcome our newest colleagues to B. Riley,” said Ian Ratner, co-CEO of B. Riley Advisory Services.

Chris Sullivan, president of Interface Consulting, added, “The combination of our firms enhances the strategic solutions we offer through access to a full suite of services spanning forensic accounting, investment banking, advisory, and much more. We look forward to contributing to B. Riley's continued success as we carry on our tradition of providing superior claims management and expert services to our clients across the industries we serve."

B. Riley Financial has over 2,200 employees across the US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, India, and Australia. Through its various subsidiaries it provides services in investment banking and institutional brokerage, wealth management, real estate solutions, corporate advisory, due diligence and valuation, forensic accounting, and restructuring.

B. Riley last year acquired Crawford & Winiarski, a Detroit-based forensic accounting and litigation consulting firm.