ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DSS), (DSS), a leader in anti-counterfeiting and authentication solutions, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering. A total of 3,715,000 shares of DSS's common stock were sold in the offering at a price to the public of $0.45 per share, resulting in $1.672 million in gross proceeds to DSS. The shares include 415,000 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the underwriters' over-allotment option, which was partially exercised. DSS intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes.
National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: NHLD), acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. Chardan Capital Markets, LLC acted as a "qualified independent underwriter" for this offering.
The securities described above were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-191704), which was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on November 1, 2013. A final prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering was filed with the SEC.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov, or by request to National Securities Corporation at the following address:
National Securities Corporation
410 Park Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Attn: Kim Addarich
About Document Security Systems
Document Security Systems, Inc.'s (NYSE MKT: DSS) products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud and to protect brands and digital information from the expanding world-wide counterfeiting problem. DSS technologies help ensure the authenticity of both digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents, sensitive publications, brand packaging and websites. DSS continually invests in research and development to meet the ever-changing security needs of its clients and offers licensing of its patented technologies through its subsidiary, DSS Technology Management, Inc. For more information on the AuthentiGuard Suite, please visit www.authentiguard.com. For more information on DSS and its subsidiaries, please visit www.DSSsecure.com. To follow DSS on Facebook, click here.
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