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TORONTO, June 1, 2022 /CNW/ - Khiron Life Sciences Corp. ("Khiron" or the "Company") (TSXV: KHRN) (OTCQX: KHRNF) is pleased to announce that it has launched an underwritten overnight public offering (the "Offering") of the Company's units (each, an "Unit"). Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (each, a "Unit Share") and one Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (each, a "Unit Warrant"), with each Unit Warrant being exercisable to acquire one Common Share (each, a "Warrant Share") for a period of 24 months following the closing date of the Offering.

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The Offering will be led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the "Lead Underwriter") with a syndicate of underwriters to be formed (together with the Lead Underwriter, the "Underwriters"). The Offering will be priced and sized in the context of the market, with such terms including the offering price of the Units and the exercise price of the Warrants to be determined at the time of entering into an underwriting agreement for the Offering.

The Underwriters will be granted an option (the "Over-Allotment Option") to purchase up to an additional 15% of the Units offered pursuant to the Offering on the same terms and conditions for a period of 30 days following and including the closing date of the Offering. The Over-Allotment Option may be exercised by the Underwriters to acquire Units, Unit Shares and/or Unit Warrants.

The Company will apply to list the Unit Shares and the Warrant Shares to be issued upon exercise of the Unit Warrants on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV"). Listing will be subject to the Company fulfilling all of the requirements of the TSXV.

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for general corporate and working capital purposes. Closing of the Offering will be subject to a number of customary conditions including, but not limited to, receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals and stock exchange approvals, including approval of the TSXV and the entering into of an underwriting agreement with the Underwriters.

The Offering is being made in each of the provinces and territories of Canada except Québec, and in the United States on a private placement basis pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act").The Units will be offered in each such jurisdiction through those Underwriters or their affiliates who are registered to offer the Units for sale in such jurisdiction and such other registered dealers as may be designated by the Underwriters. Subject to applicable law, the Underwriters may offer the Units in such other jurisdictions outside of Canada and the United States as agreed between the Company and the Underwriters.

The Offering is expected to close on or about June 10, 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and the receipt of regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSXV. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the Offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or specific terms of the Offering.

The Offering will be conducted pursuant to a prospectus supplement to the Company's existing Canadian base shelf prospectus dated May 21, 2021 (the "Shelf Prospectus") filed with the securities regulatory authority in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Units in the United States or to U.S. persons. The Units to be issued in connection with the Offering have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

A copy of the Shelf Prospectus can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The securities offered in the Offering have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold absent such registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Units in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction. The securities referenced herein have not been approved or disapproved by any regulatory authority.

About Khiron Life Sciences Corp.

Khiron is a leading vertically integrated international medical cannabis corporation with core operations in Latin America and Europe. Leveraging medical health clinics and proprietary telemedicine platforms, Khiron combines a patient-oriented approach, physician education programs, scientific, product innovation, and cannabis operations expertise to drive prescriptions and brand loyalty with patients worldwide. The Corporation has a sales presence in Colombia, Peru, Germany, United Kingdom, and Brazil and is positioned to commence sales in Mexico. The Corporation is led by co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Alvaro Torres, together with an experienced and diverse executive team and board of directors.

Visit Khiron online at https://investors.khiron.ca/corporate-information.

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/khiron-life-sciences-corp/.

Cautionary Notes

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking information"). Forward-looking information are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "seek", "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "likely" and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may", "will", "should", "could" or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. Forward-looking information in this press release includes, without limitation, statements relating to the Offering, including that terms will be reached following overnight marketed efforts, timing, potential completion and the use of proceeds of the Offering.

Developing forward-looking information involves reliance on several assumptions and considerations of certain risks and uncertainties, some of which are specific to Khiron and others that apply to the industry generally.

The risk factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or expectations expressed in this press release, include, without limitation: uncertainty that overnight marketing efforts will lead to definitive terms, the ability of Khiron to satisfy the conditions to closing of the Offering, including obtaining approval of the TSXV on a timely basis, or at all; that the Offering may not be completed on the terms and timeline indicated, or at all; that the Company's use of proceeds of the Offering may differ from those indicated; additional financing requirements; adverse market conditions; and other risk factors described from time to time in Khiron's OTC and Canadian securities filings. For additional information about assumptions and risks and uncertainties applicable to Khiron, please refer to Khiron's Annual Information Form which is available on Khiron's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Readers are cautioned to consider these and other factors, uncertainties and potential events carefully and not to put undue reliance on forward-looking information. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this press release and is based on the beliefs, estimates, expectations and opinions of management on the date such forward-looking information is made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, estimates or opinions, future events or results or otherwise or to explain any material difference between subsequent actual events and such forward-looking information, except as required by applicable law.

Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE Khiron Life Sciences Corp.


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