Supreme Pharmaceuticals Closes $40.25 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Convertible Debenture Units
Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Supreme” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FIRE) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced bought deal private placement of 40,250 convertible debenture units (the “Convertible Debenture Units”), including the exercise of the Underwriters’ over-allotment option (the “Offering”), with a syndicate of underwriters, led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., including Beacon Securities Limited, Cormark Securities Inc., Eight Capital, GMP Securities L.P., and PI Financial Corp., for gross proceeds of approximately $40.25 million.
Each Convertible Debenture Unit, at a price of $1,000, is comprised of $1,000 principal amount of 8.0% senior unsecured convertible debentures (the “Convertible Debentures”) and 313 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”) of the Company. Please refer to the Company’s news releases dated October 17 and 18 for further details on the terms of the Offering.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to partially fund the development of its facilities in Kincardine, Ontarioand for general corporate purposes.
The Convertible Debentures and the Warrants comprising the Convertible Debenture Units and any Common Shares issuable upon conversion or exercise thereof, as applicable, will be subject to a statutory hold period lasting four months and one day following the Closing Date.
Supreme is a Canadian publicly traded company committed to becoming a leading cultivator and distributor of sun grown cannabis through its wholly-owned subsidiary 7ACRES. 7ACRES is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis pursuant to the ACMPR operating inside a 342,000 sq. ft. Hybrid Greenhouse facility. The Hybrid Greenhouse combines the best technology of indoor production with the efficiencies and sustainability of a greenhouse, in a single large-format production footprint. Please visit www.supreme.ca and www.7acres.com for more information.
John Fowler, CEO and Director
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements made in this press release may constitute forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. These statements may relate to anticipated events or results and include, but are not limited to, expectations regarding the Offering, the use of proceeds and other statements that are not historical facts. Particularly, information regarding our expectations of future results, targets, performance achievements, prospects or opportunities is forward-looking information. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may” “will”, “expect”, “believe”, “estimate”, “plan”, “could”, “should”, “would”, “outlook”, “forecast”, “anticipate”, “foresee”, “continue” or the negative of these terms or variations of them or similar terminology. Forward-looking statements are current as of the date they are made and are based on applicable estimates and assumptions made by us at the relevant time in light of our experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that we believe are appropriate and reasonable in the circumstances. However, we do not undertake to update any such forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws in Canada. There can be no assurance that such estimates and assumptions will prove to be correct. Many factors could cause our actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements or future events or developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, the factors discussed in the “Risks and Uncertainties” section of the Company’s Management’s Discussion & Analysis dated October 27, 2017 (“MD&A”). A copy of the MD&A and the Company’s other publicly filed documents can be accessed under the Company’s profile on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) at www.sedar.com. The Company cautions that the list of risk factors and uncertainties described in the MD&A is not exhaustive and other factors could also adversely affect its results. Readers are urged to consider the risks, uncertainties and assumptions carefully in evaluating the forward-looking information and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such information.
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