BOCA RATON, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 29, 2018 / Emergent Capital, Inc. (OTCQX: EMGC) ("Emergent" or the "Company"), today announced that shares of its common stock were approved for trading on the OTCQX® Best Market. Trading on the OTCQX will be today, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Emergent's Common Stock will continue to trade under the ticker symbol "EMGC."

The OTCQX is the highest tier over-the-counter market. To qualify for this market, companies must meet high financial standards, follow best practice corporate governance, demonstrate compliance with U.S. securities laws and be current in their disclosure.

Pat Curry, CEO of Emergent Capital, commented, "Since completing the corporate recapitalization of Emergent in July 2017 and joining the company as CEO in October 2017, we have focused on enhancing transparency and implementing best practice corporate governance. Upgrading from the OTCQB to the OTCQX is the next logical step in our strategy as we work to unlock and maximize shareholder value."

About Emergent Capital, Inc.

Emergent (OTCQX: EMGC) is a specialty finance company that invests in life settlements. More information about Emergent can be found at www.emergentcapital.com.

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SOURCE: Emergent Capital, Inc.