SOURCE: Wave Systems Corp.

Wave Systems Corp.

May 27, 2015 16:10 ET

Wave Announces Closing of Public Offering and Full Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares

LEE, MA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) -  Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 7,300,000 units with each unit consisting of one share of Class A common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.5 shares of Class A common stock, at a public offering price of $0.65 per unit. The Company also today announced the underwriter fully exercised its option to purchase an additional 1,095,000 shares of Class A common stock and warrants to purchase up to 547,500 shares of Class A common stock. Net proceeds to the Company from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions, are expected to be approximately $5.1 million.

The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital purposes.

Roth Capital Partners acted as the sole manager for the offering. 

The offering of the shares was made under the Company's effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-200316) filed with the Securities Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement, final copies of which may be obtained from the EDGAR Filings website at www.sec.gov or from Roth Capital Partners, LLC, 888 San Clemente, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (800) 678-9147 or email: rothecm@roth.com or by accessing the SEC's website, www.sec.gov.

About Wave Systems
Wave Systems Corp. reduces the complexity, cost and uncertainty of authentication and 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 is a leading expert in this growing trend and is leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helped shape standards through its board seat on the Trusted Computing Group.

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Contact Information

  • For more information please contact:

    Wave Systems Corp.
    Walter A. Shephard
    CFO
    (413) 243-1600
    investors@wave.com

    Investor Relations
    David Collins, Chris Eddy
    (212) 924-9800
    wavx@catalyst-ir.com