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Merriman Capital Serves as Sole Placement Agent on Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc.'s Series A Convertible Preferred Offering

SAN FRANCISCO, August 26, 2014 - Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced today that it acted as sole placement agent for Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc.`s  ("Wireless Ronin", RNIN) $5.19 million Series A Convertible Preferred Stock offering, and acted as financial advisor to Wireless Ronin in its completed merger with Creative Realities, LLC.

"This offering was completed in conjunction with a merger creating a leading digital marketing technology company which addresses a very large market. As the combined business continues to grow and consolidate this fragmented industry, we believe that the team has a near-term opportunity to create a significant company," said Jon Merriman, Co-Chairman and CEO of Merriman Holdings, Inc.

Merriman continued, "The additional liquidity from the Series A Convertible Preferred offering, along with strong additions to the senior management team and Board, greatly enhance a unique marketing technology platform that serves leading, globally recognized retailers and brands." 

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.

Digital Capital Network, powered by Merriman Capital, is a capital marketplace that enables highly targeted and more efficient execution of transactions. Please visit our website for more information on how you can be a part of our Digital Capital Network: http://www.digitalcapitalnetwork.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 Creative Realities

Creative Realities (www.cri.com) helps retailers and brands use the latest technologies to improve the shopping experience.  Founded 16 years ago, the firm`s evolving client base has led to recognized leadership in marketing technology, consulting, design, and deployment.  The firm has worked with brands such as Footlocker, Bank of America, Calvin Klein, Macy`s, Sunglass Hut, Under Armour and 7-Eleven, among other Global Fortune 500 companies, to design, build and manage marketing technology-based experiences that drive business results. 

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 Wireless Ronin. Forward-looking statements in this release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof.  Actual results may differ materially from those stated or implied in such forward-looking statements, due to risks and uncertainties associated with Wireless Ronin`s business, which include the risk factors disclosed in Wireless Ronin`s Form 10-K filed on March 31, 2014. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding 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 filed on March 31, 2014, together with this press release and the financial information contained herein, are available on our website, www.merrimanco.com. Please click on "Investor Relations."


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At Merriman:
David Lachtman
Managing Director
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5683
Howard Bernstein
Chief Compliance Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 262-1377

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Source: Merriman Holdings Inc. via GlobeNewswire