SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: MERR), today announced that it will serve as the Principal American Liaison (PAL) for Caza Gold Corp. (OTCQX: CZGDF | TSXV: CZY) as it begins trading on OTCQX®.
Caza Gold is a growth-oriented gold exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of strategic gold properties in Nicaragua and Mexico. The Company is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX.
OTCQX distinguishes the best companies traded over-the-counter (OTC) from more than 9,000 securities traded on the OTCBB and OTC Link that are not required to meet any financial standards or undergo a qualitative review.
Spencer Grimes, Head of the Capital Markets Advisory Group at Merriman Capital, stated: "We are pleased to sponsor Caza Gold as it begins trading on OTCQX. This is an important step toward expanding the Company's investor base in the United States, and we look forward to assisting in this effort."
About Merriman Capital, Inc.
Merriman Capital, Inc. is an investment banking firm providing equity and options execution services, market making, and differentiated research for high growth companies. The firm also provides capital raising, advisory, and M&A services. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: MERR) and is the leading investment banking firm for OTCQX 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 Caza Gold Corp.
Caza Gold Corp. is a growth-oriented gold exploration company listed on the TSX-V: CZY, FSE: CZ6, andOTCQX: CZGDF. The Company is focused on the acquisition and exploration of strategic gold properties in Nicaragua and Mexico. The Company is an experienced gold and mineral exploration company that is one of the largest landholders in the highly prospective, yet largely undeveloped, country of Nicaragua, with additional properties in the mining rich country of Mexico. Caza Gold Corp is dedicated to discovering gold, defining deposits, and developing value.
The OTCQX marketplace is the premier tier of the U.S. OTC market. Investor-focused companies use the quality-controlled OTCQX platform to offer investors transparent trading, superior information, and easy access through their regulated U.S. broker-dealers. The innovative OTCQX platform offers companies and their shareholders a level of marketplace services formerly available only on a U.S. stock exchange. For more information and to view a full list of OTCQX companies, visit www.otcqx.com.
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 the Company. Forward-looking statements in this release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof. Our actual results may differ materially from those stated or implied in such forward-looking statements, due to risks and uncertainties associated with our business, which include the risk factors disclosed in our Form 10-K filed on March 30, 2012. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our 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 30, 2012, together with this press release and the financial information contained herein, are available on our website, www.merrimanco.com. Please click on "Investor Relations."