WISeKey places 203,005 newly issued Class B Shares
Zug, Switzerland – June 21, 2018 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd (SIX: WIHN, OTCQX: WIKYY),) (WISeKey” or the “Company”), a leading cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today that it has raised CHF 1 million of cash via the private placement of 203,005 newly issued Class B Shares with a strategic investor. The new Class B Shares will be issued out of the Company’s existing authorized share capital on a non-preemptive basis at a subscription price of CHF 4.9260 per Class B Share, such price representing a historical volume-weighted average share price of a Class B Share on the SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd. over a representative period. The funds are intended to be used for general corporate purposes. (Zolpidem)
WISeKey (SIX: WIHN, OTCQX: WIKYY) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large scale digital identity ecosystems with a patented process. WISeKey’s Swiss based cryptographic Root of Trust (“RoT”) provides secure authentication and identification, in both physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions among objects and between objects and people. For more information, visit www.wisekey.com.
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