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.


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
(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

Merriman Capital, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and member of The
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the
Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

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
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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
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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, Please click on "Investor Relations."

SOURCE Merriman Holdings, Inc.

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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