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Fantex Brokerage Services Announces Anticipated Closing Date for Fantex EJ Manuel IPO

June 30, 2014



SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC announced today that it anticipates closing the reservation period for the Fantex EJ Manuel1 Initial Public Offering (IPO) on July 18 at 11:59 p.m.ET. The company will stop allowing new reservations to be made on July 17at 11:59 p.m. ET. However, until reservations are accepted by Fantex Brokerage Services, investors may still modify or withdraw their reservations. Interested investors must place a reservation and fund their Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC accounts prior to the acceptance of reservations in order to receive shares in the IPO. This reservation period may remain open longer than currently anticipated.2Trading is expected to begin onJuly 21.

Fantex EJ Manuel is linked to the underlying cash flows of EJ Manuel brand including his current and future playing contracts, certain endorsements and appearance fees, as well as potential post-career income from activities such as broadcasting.

Fantex, Inc. is offering 523,700 of Fantex EJ Manuel at a price of $10.00 per share. After the IPO shares are issued, the stock is anticipated to begin trading on the Fantex trading platform the next business day.

This offering is highly speculative and the securities involve a high degree of risk. Investing in a Fantex, Inc. tracking stock should only be considered by persons who can afford the loss of their entire investment.

1Fantex EJ Manuel is intended to track and reflect the separate economic performance of the brand contract that Fantex, Inc. has signed with Fantex EJ Manuel. However, holders of shares of Fantex EJ Manuel will have no direct investment in that brand contract, associated tracking series brand or EJ Manuel. Rather, an investment in Fantex EJ Manuel will represent an ownership interest in Fantex, Inc. as a whole, which will expose holders to additional risks associated with any other tracking stock that Fantex, Inc. may establish and issue in the future. Fantex cannot assure you as to the development or liquidity of any trading market for the Fantex EJ Manuel tracking stock.

2To the extent there is insufficient interest in shares of our Fantex Series EJ Manuel, this offering may be canceled and no shares of our Fantex Series EJ Manuel would be sold to the public.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted and no part of the purchase price can be received until the registration statement has become effective, and any such offer may be withdrawn or revoked, without obligation or commitment of any kind, at any time prior to notice of its acceptance given after the effective date. You may obtain a written prospectus by calling Fantex, Inc. toll free 866-315-3482. View the Fantex EJ Manuel prospectus.

This is not an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, to residents of any state in which registration and other legal requirements have not been fulfilled.

Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC, an affiliate of Fantex, Inc., is a registered broker-dealer, an alternative trading system registered with the SEC and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, is acting as the qualified independent underwriter for the offering.

About Fantex Holdings

Based in San Francisco, Fantex Holdings, Inc. serves as the parent company to both Fantex, Inc. and Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC. Fantex, Inc. is a brand building company that purchases a minority interest in an athlete brand and works to increase the value of the brand. In order to fund the purchase, Fantex, Inc. develops a tracking stock that is linked to the economic performance of the brand. Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC is the exclusive trading platform for tracking stocks that are issued by Fantex, Inc.




Finn Partners for Fantex, Inc.

Howard Solomon, 415-272-0767

Howard.solomon@finnpartners.com

or

Aaron Bensoua, 310-418-4389

aaron@finnpartners.com

Source: Fantex Brokerage Services, LLC


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