Merriman Holdings, Inc. is a financial services holding company. The Company primarily provides investment banking, sales and trading execution services, and capital markets advisory services through its primary operating subsidiary, Merriman Capital, Inc. (MC). MC is an investment bank and securities broker-dealer focused on companies and institutional investors. The Company originates differentiated equity research, brokerage and trading services primarily to institutional investors, as well as investment banking and advisory services to its fast-growing corporate clients. The Company's investment banking /broker-dealer subsidiary provides four lines of business: investment banking, institutional brokerage, capital markets advisory and financial entrepreneur services. In September 2013, Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Distribution Networks LLC's transaction platform.