Lee, MA – January 27, 2015 – Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX) today announced that it is selling to investors 5,513,044 shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $0.65 per share, yielding gross proceeds of approximately $3,583,000. Investors in the offering will also receive five-year warrants to purchase an aggregate of 2,205,216 shares of Wave's Class A common stock for $0.70 per share. The net proceeds of the financing will be used to fund Wave's ongoing operations.
Security Research Associates acted as placement agent in connection with the offering. The shares and shares underlying the warrants in this offering are being issued under a shelf registration statement declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 7, 2015. A prospectus supplement related to the public offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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About Security Research Associates
Security Research Associates (SRA) was founded in San Francisco in 1980 and today offers both investment banking and institutional brokerage services. A boutique firm by design, SRA works with a select group of portfolio managers from around the country and focuses on technology and life science companies in the micro and small cap arenas. For more information, visit www.sracap.com.
About Wave Systems Corp.
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) 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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