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November 13, 2013 09:00 ET

Chanticleer Holdings Announces Closing of Private Placement With Accredited Investors

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - November 13, 2013) - Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer Holdings" or "the Company"), headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, announced today that it closed a private offering, whereby the Company entered into a Subscription Agreement with three accredited investors, pursuant to which the Company sold to the Investors an aggregate of 160,000 Units at a purchase price of $5.00 per Unit, closing a $800,000 private placement. Each Unit consists of (a) 1 share of the Company's common stock, $0.001 par value per share and (b) 1 5-year warrant to purchase 1 share of common stock. 80,000 warrants are available at an initial exercise price of $5.50, while the remaining 80,000 warrants are available at an initial exercise price of $7.00. Please see the accompanying Form 8-K filed for more details.

Mike Pruitt, the Company's CEO stated, "Having access to capital at favorable rates allows us to continue to pursue opportunities as they present themselves."

About Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.

Chanticleer Holdings (NASDAQ: HOTR) is focused on expanding the Hooters® casual dining restaurant brand in international emerging markets and American Roadside Burgers Inc ("ARB"), a Charlotte, N.C. based chain. Chanticleer currently owns in whole or part of the exclusive franchise rights to develop and operate Hooters restaurants in South Africa, Hungary and parts of Brazil, and has joint ventured with the current Hooters franchisee in Australia, while evaluating several additional international opportunities. The Company currently owns and operates in whole or part of six Hooters restaurants in its international franchise territories: Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Emperor's Palace in South Africa; Campbelltown in Australia; and Budapest in Hungary. ARB, purchased by Chanticleer Holdings on October 1, 2013, has a total of 5 casual restaurants -- 1 location in Smithtown, N.Y., 2 locations in Charlotte, N.C., 1 location in Columbia, S.C., and the newest location is in Greenville, S.C. The Company also owns a majority interest in JF Restaurants, LLC and JF Franchising Systems, LLC, a fresh food-focused casual dining establishment with 5 restaurant locations.

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