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WISeKey announces at the World Economic Forum in Davos that it has secured a CHF 60 million equity financing facility from a consortium of international institutional investors led by GEM

WISeKey Group to pursue a public listing on SIX Swiss Exchange in Q1 2016 under the International Reporting Standard.

Frankfurt, 27 January 2016. WISeKey SA / WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey”) announced that it has signed a binding agreement arranged by ACXIT Capital Partners with a leading consortium of high profile institutional investors (the “Investors”), granting WISeKey a CHF 60 million committed Share Subscription Facility (the “SSF”) as of the date of the WISeKey Group listing on SIX Swiss Exchange, which is expected to be completed in Q1 2016.

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Leading Children’s App Developer Cupcake Digital acquires zuuka Inc. and its iStoryTime App Library

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, March 2014. Cupcake Digital, Inc., a leading developer of award-winning children’s enhanced storybook, interactive play and gaming apps, has acquired zuuka Inc., developers of the popular iStoryTime Library. This strategic acquisition effectively positions Cupcake Digital as one of the largest independent children’s app developers, with a combined app library of over 250 titles and a download base of over 8.5 million.

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FACELIFT Receives USD 15 Million of Growth Capital

Frankfurt, 20 February 2014. FACELIFT, a leading technology provider for Facebook marketing solutions, has secured the largest publically known Series A investment in a European company for social media technology to date. Via Corporate Finance Partners – now ACXIT Capital Partners, an international family office has invested USD 15 million in the fast-growing Hamburg-based company to accelerate further expansion.

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Online bike and outdoor retailer internetstores AG received an investment of EUR 30,000,000 by EQT Expansion Capital II

Frankfurt, 30 March 2012. internetstores AG (“internetstores” or “the Company”) today announced the significant minority investment by EQT, a leading private equity group in Northern Europe. Acting through EQT Expansion Capital II, EQT invests approx. EUR 30 million in the Company and facilitates the exit of the previous minority shareholder. René Köhler, founder and CEO of internetstores, remains the majority shareholder and will continue his successful work to lead the growth of the Company.

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eBay’s PayPal acquires BillSAFE

December 2011. eBay Inc. today announced that it has acquired BillSAFE, a leading provider of purchase-on-invoice technology in Germany. The acquisition extends the company’s leadership in payments by combining BILLSAFE with eBay’s PayPal, a global leader in online payments. The deal follows eBay Inc.’s minority stake investment in the company in October 2010. eBay Inc. now owns 100 percent of the outstanding shares of BillSAFE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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