B. RILEY Acted as Sole Book-Running Manager in $12.5 Million Underwritten Public Offering for WidePoint Corporation
LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Riley & Co., LLC, (B. Riley) www.brileyco.com, a leading independent investment bank which provides a full array of corporate finance, research, sales and trading services announced that it acted as sole book-running manager in a $12.5 Million Underwritten Public Offering for WidePoint Corporation (NYSE MKT: WYY).
The offering, which closed March 3, 2014, consisted of approximately 9 million shares of common stock priced at $1.38 per share, which included an overallotment of approximately 1.2 million shares which the underwriter exercised in full.
B. Riley's Associate Chris Sigala, and Chairman Bryant Riley, led the banking team for this transaction.
"WidePoint has had a long term relationship with B. Riley, primarily because B. Riley has a keen understanding of our industry sector," said WidePoint Chief Executive Officer Steve Komar. "Their relationships with institutional investors who are interested in companies such as ours have allowed us to both complete a successful capital raise as well as gain introduction to new institutional investors."
"The B. Riley team's execution of this public offering was flawless and completed in a very concentrated period; allowing us to take advantage of opportune market timing," said James McCubbin, WidePoint's Chief Financial Officer."
"We are pleased to have assisted WidePoint in this public offering," said Bryant Riley, Chairman of B. Riley. "As with other clients, we strive to align a company's capital raising needs with the investment goals of our institutional clients."
McLean, Virginia-based WidePoint Corporation (www.widepoint.com) is a provider of secure, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide mobile and information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government mandated regulations and advanced system requirements.
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