Wave Systems 8-K 2009
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): November 20, 2009
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 November 30, 2009, Wave Systems Corp. (Wave or the Company) received notice from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that, because the closing bid price of its Class A common stock had been at or above $1.00 per share for at least 10 consecutive trading days, it had regained compliance with the minimum bid price rule enumerated in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2).
In addition, as a result of the 15 trading-day average of the closing bid price of its Class A common stock exceeding $1.10 on November 20, 2009, all of the outstanding shares of Waves 8% Series I Convertible Preferred Stock (issued in September 2008) automatically converted into Class A common stock in accordance with the terms of the Certificate of Designations for the Series I Convertible Preferred Stock. Each of the 220 shares of Series I Convertible Preferred Stock converted into 10,000 shares of the Companys Class A common stock.
A copy of the Companys press release announcing this information is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of Wave, dated December 1, 2009.
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.
Dated: December 1, 2009