TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW/ – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “TGOD”) (TSX:TGOD) (US:TGODF) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced short form prospectus offering, on a bought deal basis, including the partial exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option in the form of warrants of the Company (each, a “Warrant”). A total of 10,950,000 units of the Company (the “Units“) and 1,642,500 Warrants at a price per Unit of $6.85 for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $76 million (the “Offering“). The Offering was conducted by a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., acting as lead underwriter and sole bookrunner, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters including PI Financial Corp., and Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. (collectively, the “Underwriters”).
Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one Warrant. Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $9.00 for a period of 30 months from the date hereof.
In consideration for their services, the Underwriters received a cash commission equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for expansion initiatives and general corporate purposes.
The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release will not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor will there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer
ABOUT THE GREEN ORGANIC DUTCHMAN HOLDINGS LTD.
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is a premium global organic cannabis company, with operations focused on medical cannabis markets in Canada, Europe and Latin America and the Canadian adult-use market. The Company grows high quality, organic cannabis with sustainable, all-natural principles. TGOD’s products are laboratory tested to ensure patients have access to a standardized, safe and consistent product. TGOD has a funded capacity of 170,000 kg and is building 1,382,000 sq. ft. of cultivation facilities across Ontario, Quebec and Jamaica.
TGOD’s Common Shares and warrants issued under the indenture dated November 1, 2017 trade on the TSX under the symbol “TGOD” and “TGOD.WT”, respectively.
Forward-Looking Information Cautionary Statement
This news release includes statements containing certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities law (“forward-looking statements”). Forward looking statements in this release includes, but is not limited to, statements about the future legalization of cannabis-infused products in Canada, statements about future research, development and innovation by the Company, statements about the offering of any particular products by the Company in any particular territory and statements regarding the future performance of the Company. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “continue”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “may”, “will”, “potential”, “proposed” and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur. These statements are only predictions. Various assumptions were used in drawing the conclusions or making the projections contained in the forward-looking statements throughout this news release. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The Company is under no obligation, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable law.
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