Wave Systems 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) March 15, 2005
WAVE SYSTEMS CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
480 Pleasant Street, Lee, Massachusetts 01238
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (ZIP Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (413) 243-1600
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 15, 2005, Wave Systems Corp. (Wave) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement (the Purchase Agreement), pursuant to which Wave sold and issued 4,659,090 shares of Class A Common Stock, par value $.01 per share (the Common Shares), to certain purchasers who are parties to the Purchase Agreement (the Purchasers) for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $4,100,000. The Common Shares were priced at $0.88. The Common Shares were drawn-down off of a shelf registration statement which was filed by Wave on April 15, 2004 and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on May 10, 2004. The Purchase Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1.
Corpfin Inc. (the Placement Agent), had entered into a placement agency agreement with Wave in which they agreed to act as placement agent in connection with the offering. The Placement Agent is using its best efforts to introduce us to selected institutional investors who will purchase Common Shares. The Placement Agent has no obligation to buy any Common Shares from us. We have agreed to pay the Placement Agent a fee equal to 4.0% of the gross proceeds of this offering. The applicable Placement Agency Agreement was filed as Exhibit 10.5 to a Current Report on Form 8-K that Wave filed on August 3, 2004.
On March 16, 2005, Wave issued a press release announcing the transaction. A copy of this press release has been filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.