Merriman Capital Adds Norm Farra To Financial Entrepreneur Platform

     Merriman Capital Adds Norm Farra To Financial Entrepreneur Platform  PR Newswire  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2012  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: MERR), today announced the addition of Norm Farra to its Financial Entrepreneur Platform ("FEP"). Through the FEP platform, Merriman contractually provides highly experienced financial entrepreneurs with professional services, such as compliance and security licensing, facilities, legal services, distribution and technology infrastructure to help them grow their business.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/SF64919LOGO)  Mr. Farra commented, "I am excited to bring my extensive background in banking and advisory work to Merriman Capital. The platform is a perfect solution for me and I look forward to extending our collective abilities to offer our clients a full range of investment banking services."  "We continue to attract great people to our rapidly growing Financial Entrepreneur platform, said Will Febbo, COO of Merriman Capital. "We have known Norm for years through his history in financing small and micro cap companies and we are confident he brings knowledge and a strong network of companies who need capital markets assistance."    About Norm Farra  Norm Farra has over 23 years of experience in retail, deal marketing, management, investment banking, and retail brokerage. Norm has directly funded or facilitated retail distribution for over $2 Billion in various investments. Prior to joining Aegis in January 2012, Norm had raised capital and advised for public Internet, New Media, Health Care, Real Estate, Media, Biotech, and Resource companies. He has expertise in product structuring for Preferred Equity, Convertible Debt Financing, Registered Directs, IPOS, Secondary Offerings, SPACs, and PIPES. Prior to joining Aegis, Norm was a Managing Director of Investment Banking for several regional firms, where he raised capital in a multitude of industries and assisted clients in both short term bridge needs, as well as long term capital fundraising. Norm has served as Board Advisor and Director of several companies over the years, is a Certified Member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and is currently Lead Director and NGC Chairman of the Board of Directors for Local.com (Nasdaq: LOCM).  About Merriman Capital, Inc.  Merriman Capital, Inc. is an investment banking firm providing equity and options execution services, market making, and differentiated research for high growth companies. The firm also provides capital raising, advisory, and M&A services. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: MERR) and is the leading investment banking firm for OTCQX companies. For more information, please go to http://www.merrimanco.com/.  Merriman Capital, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and member of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) http://www.finra.org/ and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) http://www.sipc.org/.  Note to Investors  This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on our current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to buy any securities of the Company. Forward-looking statements in this release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof. Our actual results may differ materially from those stated or implied in such forward-looking statements, due to risks and uncertainties associated with our business, which include the risk factors disclosed in our Form 10-K/A filed on April 30, 2012 and the form 10-Q filed on August 14, 2012. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future and can be identified by forward-looking words such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "should," and "would" or similar words. We assume no obligation to update the information included in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The Form 10-K/A filed on April 30, 2012 and the form 10-Q filed on August 14, 2012, together with this press release and the financial information contained herein, are available on our website, www.merrimanco.com. Please click on "Investor Relations."  SOURCE Merriman Holdings, Inc.  Website: http://www.mcfco.com Contact: Michael Doran, General Counsel, Merriman Capital, +1-415-568-3905; Will Febbo, Chief Operating Officer, Merriman Capital, +1-415-248-5603; Charles K. Dargan II, CFO 911, Los Angeles, CEO, +1-310-574-9146; Reid Dabney, CFO 911, SF Bay Area, Managing Director, +1-415- 248-5600  
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