Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, recently represented VerifyMe, Inc. in an underwritten public offering of units consisting of shares of common stock and warrants, raising total gross proceeds of approximately $10 million (before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses) and the uplisting of VerifyMe’s common stock and warrants to the Nasdaq Capital Market. The HSE Securities and Capital Markets team for the transaction included Alexander R. McClean, Kayla E. Klos, and Ryan A. Whelpley. They also assisted VerifyMe, Inc. during the past 12 months with securing two bridge financings to provide the company with funding prior to the closing of this offering. With the additional $10 million of equity capital, VerifyMe, Inc. can further commercialize its technology, while receiving the benefits of a Nasdaq listing.
VerifyMe, Inc., headquartered in Rochester, NY, is a technology solutions provider specializing in brand protection functions such as counterfeit prevention, authentication, serialization, track and trace features for labels, packaging and products.
Harter Secrest & Emery is recognized within Upstate New York as a leader in the securities and capital markets industry. The firm has represented issuers and underwriters in over 60 public offerings, with clients ranging from businesses seeking start-up capital to Fortune 500 companies. The firm’s securities practitioners assist clients with private and public offerings of securities, ongoing regulatory compliance and reporting, proxy solicitations, tender offers, and securities litigation and arbitration before the Securities and Exchange Commission, self-regulatory organizations, and state and federal courts.