SOURCE: Resource America, Inc.

Resource America, Inc.

August 13, 2015 09:00 ET

Resource America, Inc. Authorizes Additional Share Repurchases

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2015) -  Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to repurchase up to $25.0 million of its common stock. This repurchase authorization replaces the Company's previous share repurchase authorization from September 2014, pursuant to which the Company has repurchased 864,641 shares of its common stock. Share repurchases may be made from time to time through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions at the discretion of the Company and in accordance with the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, as applicable. The amount and timing of any repurchases will depend on market conditions and other factors.

Resource America, Inc. is an asset management company that specializes in real estate and credit investments. The Company's objective is to be best in class among asset managers in the real estate and credit sectors as measured by returns to investors and the quality of the funds and businesses it manages. Resource America's investments emphasize consistent value and long-term returns with an income orientation. For more information please visit our website at www.resourceamerica.com or contact Marketing and Investor Relations at pkamdar@resourceamerica.com.

Certain matters discussed within this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include financial performance, regulatory changes, changes in local or national economic conditions and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC, including quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, reports on Form 8-K and annual reports on Form 10-K. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statement to reflect new or changing information or events.

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