Ener-Core, Inc. Retains Merriman Capital as Capital Markets Advisor

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SAN FRANCISCO - November 4, 2013 - Merriman Capital, Inc. ("Merriman"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced today that it has been retained as Capital Markets Advisor to Ener-Core, Inc. ("Ener-Core") (ENCR). Merriman will provide issuer consulting and equity capital markets advisory services to Ener-Core`s management team.
 
Merriman provides its capital markets clients with corporate brokerage services and advice on the effective engagement of a potentially broader institutional shareholder base, financing solutions, and strategies for organizing their capital structure. Merriman`s Capital Markets Advisory Group clients also benefit from access to unique capital solutions and the implementation of various public markets initiatives.
 
Ener-Core`s gradual oxidizers convert low quality gases (such as methane) into useful heat energy that can be used for existing turbine power generation, even in regions with strict air emission regulations. Low energy and/or gas with high levels of contaminants are typically emitted into the atmosphere. Ener-Core`s strategic intellectual property and technology enables industries that contribute to industrial air pollution with those contaminants to reduce their emissions while generating useful power. Ener-Core serves oil fields, biogas, coal mines, natural gas, emissions control, and utility power generation markets globally.
 
"We are pleased to announce Ener-Core as the newest addition to our portfolio of corporate advisory clients," commented Doug Rogers, Managing Director and Head of the Capital Markets Advisory Group at Merriman. "Our Capital Markets Advisory clients benefit from a range of services including market insight, corporate brokerage services as well as strategic advice for capital solutions."
 
About Merriman Capital, Inc.
Merriman Capital, Inc. is a corporate advisory-focused registered investment bank that provides equity and options execution services and differentiated research for high growth companies. The firm also provides capital formation, advisory, and M&A services. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. and is the leading investment banking firm for unique high-growth 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/.
 
About Ener-Core, Inc.
Ener-Core, Inc. ("Ener-Core") designs and manufactures innovative systems for producing continuous energy from a broad range of sources, including previously unusable ultra-low quality gas. The Ener-Core Gradual Oxidizer, our patented oxidation technology, enables the conversion of these gases into useful heat and power with the lowest known associated emissions. With the Ener-Core Gradual Oxidizer matched to gas turbines, Ener-Core offers systems with fuel flexibility and pollution control for power generation. The Gradual Oxidizer can also be customized for integration with larger existing power generation systems to offer unparalleled pollution control and achieve zero emissions.
 
Ener-Core has developed the 250kW Ener-Core Powerstation FP250 ("FP250"), and its larger counterpart, the 2MW Ener-Core Powerstation KG2-3GO, to transform methane gas, especially "ultra-low Btu gas" from landfills, coal mines, oil fields and other low quality methane sources into continuous clean electricity with near-zero emissions. The Powerstations are specifically engineered for fuel flexibility and modularity, so that these low-Btu gas sources can be used as an energy resource instead of wasted through venting and/or flaring.
 
With dedication, deep expertise, and broad energy experience, Ener-Core serves several markets globally, including oil fields, biogas, coal mines, natural gas, emissions control, and utility power generation. For more information, please visit our website: http://ener-core.com/.

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At Merriman:
 
Douglas Rogers
Managing Director
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5612
 
Will Febbo
Chief Operating Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5603
 
Howard Bernstein
Chief Compliance Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 262-1377




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