SCOTTS VALLEY, California, February 2, 2009 – VirnetX Holding Corporation (AMEX: VHC) announced today that it had closed the public offering of 2,470,000 shares of its common stock at $1.50 per share. As further described in the prospectus for the offering which is available on the SEC’s EDGAR filing website, for each share purchased in the offering, an investor will receive a registered warrant to purchase 0.5 shares of VHC common stock at $2.00 per share, 0.5 shares of VHC common stock at $3.00 per share and 0.5 shares of VHC common stock at $4.00 per share. As these warrants are exercised, there will be a significant potential for additional capital that will directly benefit the Company. A 15c-211 has been filed for the listing of warrants on the OTCBB. If approved and symbols have been issued, the Company will update investors. The current proceeds from this offering totaled approximately $3,705,000. As of the closing of the offering, VHC has 37,369,985 shares of common stock outstanding.
VHC expects to use the new financing to fund the development of its licensing program, to fund its litigation efforts and for other corporate purposes.
VirnetX CEO, Kendall Larsen, said: “The additional funds raised give us the necessary working capital to fund operations through some critical licensing and litigation milestones. I am pleased that we were able to accomplish the financing during such difficult economic times. I am also pleased that the Company’s directors, officer, family and key employees participated in the raise and their participation accounts for 6%.”
VirnetX Holding Corporation is engaged in developing products for real-time communications such as Instant Messaging and Voice over Internet Protocol, commercializing its patent portfolio and providing contract research, prototyping, systems integration and technical services. www.virnetx.com
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