Geneva, Switzerland – March 30, 2015 – WISeKey SA today announced that it has engaged The Equity Group Inc. to assist the Company in developing its communication and investor outreach programs. Founded in 1974, The Equity Group specializes in comprehensive investor communications and investment community relations for private and public companies worldwide through its offices in New York, San Francisco and Beijing. The appointment of The Equity Group follows the June 2014 retention of Acxit Capital as WISeKey’s strategic advisor and further strengthens the Company’s base of advisors.
Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO of WISeKey, commented, “Since 1999, we have worked toward establishing WISeKey as a trusted provider of solutions that generate secure digital identities for people, objects and content, and believe we are now well positioned to monetize the Internet of Things. Our investments to date in digital security technology have established WISeKey as a leading provider of eSecurity services in the Swiss market, and have paved the way for our global expansion. We believe that now is the right time to communicate our story to a wider audience, and are pleased to be working with The Equity Group, a well-respected and highly experienced firm, to better communicate our story and growth strategy.”
Loren Mortman, President of The Equity Group, noted, “WISeKey, an established Swiss cybersecurity company, is poised to introduce its distinct Identity Ecosystem to the global marketplace and address high growth opportunities across diverse applications. We look forward to working with the WISeKey team on all aspects of the Company’s corporate communications and investor relations as it embarks on the next phase of its growth.”
Thomas Bieri, Managing Partner of Acxit Capital, added, “We welcome the appointment of The Equity Group by WISeKey as the Company adds professional complementary resources to its outside advisory team. We will work together to assist WISeKey in executing its strategic vision to become a leading global cybersecurity player.”
WISeKey is a leading information cybersecurity and identity Management Company, a global growth partner of the World Economic Forum, providing specialized technologies for data protection, effective identification and authentication of people or objects to ensure secured communications and transactions without compromising trust. Established in 1999 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, WISeKey has facilitated and enabled the use of secure digital identities in everyday life as well as enhancing trust, privacy and inclusion.
A world-leading eSecurity company, WISeKey presides over physical infrastructures, mobile networks and the Web to ensure secure communications, exclusive relationships, protected identities and authenticated transactions. All without compromising trust and privacy. Its strategic location in Switzerland and partnerships with leading global organizations and brands set WISeKey apart from other digital security providers. While its DNA is strongly based in digital security technology, the Company strives to deliver 360 degree solutions based on individual needs.
Carlos Moreira Founder & CEO, +41 22 594 3000, email@example.com
Investor Relations Counsel:
The Equity Group Inc. www.theequitygroup.com
Lena CatiVice President, 212-836-9611, firstname.lastname@example.org
Devin SullivanSenior Vice President212-836-9608 / email@example.com
Acxit Capital Partners www.acxit.com
Thomas Bieri, Managing Partner, +41 44 389 80 01, firstname.lastname@example.org