SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – February 24, 2010 – VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex: VHC), a secure real-time communications and collaboration technology company, today announced that as of February 20, 2010, all of the Series III Warrants issued by VirnetX Holding Corporation, the Company, in a private placement transaction that closed on September 2, 2009, have been exercised in full. The aggregate cash exercise proceeds from the Series III Warrants totaled $6,000,000. This with the initial raise of $6,000,000 through the purchase of common stock brings the private placement to an aggregate of $12,000,000 to the Company.
The Company believes that the Financing has occurred in the most favorable manner possible for the Company. As it turns out, the Financing enabled the Company to raise an aggregate of $12,000,000 of gross proceeds in two tranches at a 20% discount to the agreed average market price at the time of the Financing, with 50% premium warrant coverage.
Warrants issued in the Financing that are still outstanding are the 5-year Series I Warrants covering the number of shares issued in the first tranche as well as the placement agent’s warrants (2,619,036 total shares) at $3.93 per share, which reflected a premium of 125% of the agreed average market price at the time of the Financing. Upon exercise, the Series I Warrants would yield an aggregate of $10,300,000 in gross proceeds to the Company. The Series I Warrants are not exercisable until March 11, 2010.
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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