|By Marketwired .||
|June 17, 2014 04:45 PM EDT||
LEE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) today announced the closing of its previously announced $9.9 million placement of common stock and warrants to a group of institutional investors. With the placement's completion, Wave's At-The-Market (ATM) share issuance program has effectively ended.
Wave's equity placement consisted of 5,225,560 shares of common stock priced $1.90 per share. Investors in the placement also received warrants to purchase up to 2,090,224 shares of Wave common stock for $1.90 per share. Gross offering proceeds were $9,928,564.
"One of my primary goals as CEO has been to put in place sufficient funding to execute our plans for Wave," said Wave CEO Bill Solms. "This placement puts Wave in a stronger position to advance our objectives and support efforts to expand our enterprise business."
Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC acted as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.
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About Wave Systems
Wave Systems Corp. reduces the complexity, cost and uncertainty of data protection by starting inside the device. Unlike other vendors who try to secure information by adding layers of software for security, Wave leverages the security capabilities built directly into endpoint computing platforms themselves. Wave has been a foremost expert on this growing trend, leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helping shape standards through its work as a board member for the Trusted Computing Group.
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