MISSISSAUGA, Ontario TheNewswire – February 9, 2021 Sire Bioscience Inc. (CSE:SIRE) (OTC:BLLXF) (FSE:BR1B) (“ Sire ” or the “ Company ”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (the “ LOI ”) to acquire 100% of Denver-based PlantFuel, Inc. (“ PlantFuel ”) for 65,000,000 common shares of the Company (the “ Common Shares ”), with an ascribed value of CAD$0.15 per common share, subject to due diligence, entering into a definitive agreement and other customary closing conditions, including the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange.
Under the proposed terms of the LOI, the management team at PlantFuel would continue on and the current shareholders of PlantFuel would have the right to nominate one additional member to the Board of Directors of the Company.
Brian Polla, CEO, COO and a director of the Company commented: “ PLANTFUEL® is a Science-Driven, Athlete-Focused, PLANT FUELED ™ Nutrition Company. Its team is led by industry veterans who have driven companies in the nutraceutical and supplement spaces to over $1B in combined revenues. PlantFuel believes that rooted within the core of every athlete is the desire to improve—be it a drive to be stronger, faster, or healthier, the craving to Keep Going™ always endures. PlantFuel’s commitment to consumers is to create the best products available, to successfully bridge the gap between healthy, plant-based nutrition and peak performance.”
In pursuit of its quest to become the world’s first PLANT FUELED athlete-focused company, PlantFuel utilizes a multi-approach: a scientific process including world-class physician formulations, using clinically proven, banned substance-free ingredients that do not compromise on flavor, digestion quality, or performance output.
PlantFuel aims to be “Good for the Body, as well as Good for the Planet.” The packaging is made from plants that are compostable and responsibly sourced. Products are packed in plastic-free, PLANT FUELED packaging. A portion of proceeds from every sale of PlantFuel products will be donated to One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, protecting biodiversity, and creating a healthier climate.”
As an additional condition of the proposed transaction, the Company would be required to complete a concurrent non-brokered private placement (the “ Private Placement ”) for gross proceeds of at least $3,000,000. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the Private Placement to advance the Company’s current products, to develop the PlantFuel business, for working capital and for general corporate purposes.
All securities issued will be subject to a four-month hold period pursuant to securities laws in Canada.
The Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release. Neither the CSE nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
About Sire Bioscience Inc.
SIRE is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, and is managed by a group of successful entrepreneurs who have extensive experience in the areas of consumer-packaged goods, manufacturing, logistics, and distribution. SIRE is a CPG life science company focused on the plant-based foods and supplements industry.
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CEO: Brian Polla (416) 669-9392
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