SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – February 26, 2010 – VirnetX Holding Corporation, the “Company”, (NYSE Amex: VHC), a secure real-time communications and collaboration technology company, today announced that it has notified the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (“DTC”) that the Company exercised its rights to call those certain warrants to purchase shares of Company Common Stock with an exercise price of $2.00 per share (the “$2 Warrants”) issued pursuant to the Company’s underwritten public offering that closed on January 30, 2009.
The Company is exercising in full its call rights as set forth in Section 3 of the $2 Warrants.
Pursuant to Section 3 of the $2 Warrants, the $2 Warrants will expire in their entirety on March 11, 2010 if not earlier exercised (the “Termination Date”).
Registered Holders who wish to exercise the $2 Warrants prior to the Termination Date, should consult the information announced by DTC, or contact Carylyn Bell at Corporate Stock Transfer, Inc., the Warrant Agent for the $2 Warrants (“CST”), regarding exercise procedures. The number to call at Corporate Stock Transfer is (303) 282-4800.
The summary description of the $2 Warrants is qualified in its entirety by the terms the $2 Warrants, the form of which was filed as an exhibit to the Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed by VirnetX on January 16, 2009 (File No. 333-153645).
VirnetX Holding Corporation, a secure real-time communications and collaboration technology company, is engaged in commercializing its patent portfolio by developing a licensing program, as well as developing software products designed to create a secure environment for real-time communications such as instant messaging and Voice over Internet Protocol. The Company’s patent portfolio includes over 25 U.S. and foreign patents and pending applications which specifically cover the Company’s unique GABRIEL Connection Technology. For more information, please visit http://www.virnetx.com/stagingarea.
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