Merriman Capital Increases Price Target To $30.85 From $24.60 On Points International


SAN FRANCISCO - November 7, 2013 - Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced today that it has increased its price target on Points International Ltd. (PCOM) from $24.60 to $30.85.

Points International Ltd. provides various ecommerce and technology services to loyalty program operators globally. Its services enable the sale of loyalty currencies, such as frequent flyer miles, hotel points, and credit card points. Points International also supports their operator clients with enhanced loyalty program consumer offerings and back end operations support.

The company offers a range of white label and private branded ecommerce solutions, including the online sale of loyalty currency direct to program members, which allow members to top-up their accounts to reach a redemption threshold or send a gift to friends or family members. Users can also transfer pre-existing loyalty currency from one member into another member`s account.

The Company also operates, a consumer focused reward management Website that provides members of multiple loyalty programs the ability to track and manage their loyalty currencies. Points International Ltd. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.


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At the Company:

Andrew D`Silva
Equity Research
(415) 568-3927

Adriana Piltz
Director of Research
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(646) 292-1424
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