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Merriman Capital Markets Advisory Group Hosts Spotlight: Healthcare Investor Event

SAN FRANCISCO - April 16, 2014 - Merriman Capital, Inc. ("Merriman"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), hosted a highly engaging investor event on April 10, 2014 that highlighted three of its healthcare-focused Capital Markets Advisory Clients.

Merriman Spotlight: Healthcare highlighted the following emerging healthcare and life sciences Companies:

  • Cryoport, Inc. (CYRX) - Robert Stefanovich, CFO
  • CytoSorbents Corporation (CTSO) - Dr. Phillip Chan, CEO and Kathy Bloch, CFO
  • Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (PBIO) - Richard Schumacher, CEO

The event was also webcast by Issuer Direct Services, a provider of shareholder communication tools, disclosure management systems and cloud-based compliance technologies who has partnered with Merriman to help provide greater exposure and impact for the event.

The webcast of each company`s presentation is available for replay globally at:  

Merriman Capital`s Spotlight event series is dedicated to offering its Capital Markets Advisory Group clients access and exposure to the investment community in an informal, yet focused environment.

The Capital Markets Advisory Group provides unique, high growth small and micro capitalized public companies with access to a full range of banking, brokerage and corporate advisory services. We guide our clients with the provision of key market insight, corporate brokerage and trading services, as well as access to a variety of capital solutions.

"We are very pleased with this event and the presentations delivered by such high quality management teams," commented Douglas Rogers, Managing Director and Head of the Capital Markets Advisory Group. "We look forward to hosting future spotlight events highlighting our Capital Markets Advisory Clients in a variety of different industries and sectors."

For more information on the event or the companies, please contact Director of Client Services Alexandra Petek at apetek@merrimanco.com.

About Merriman Capital, Inc.
Merriman Capital, Inc. is a full service investment bank and Broker-Dealer that facilitates efficient capital formation through a proprietary digital network, and offers Capital Markets Advisory and comprehensive Corporate Brokerage services for public and private companies. The firm also provides equity and options execution services for sophisticated investors and differentiated research for high growth companies. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned brokerage subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR) and is a leading advisory firm for publicly traded, high-growth companies.

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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
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At Merriman:

Douglas Rogers
Managing Director
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5612

Howard Bernstein
Chief Compliance Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 262-1377


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