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VANCOUVER , Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (EASY.CN) (39H.F) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") a late stage ACMPR applicant is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 11,000,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.50 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $5,500,000 (the "Offering").
The Company is pleased to announce that a portion of the participation in this offering will be to a BC-based Indigenous corporation. In addition, the Company anticipates that there will be insider participation in the Offering. The issuance of those Units to insiders will be considered related party transactions within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101"). The Company intends to rely on the exemptions from the requirements of MI 61-101 in respect of any insider participation.
It is anticipated that the proceeds of the Offering will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Each Unit will consist of one common share in the capital of the Company (a "Common Share") and one-half of a Common Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire an additional Common Share at a price of $1.00 for a period of 24 months from the closing of the Offering. The Units will be made available by way of prospectus exemptions in Canada , and in such other jurisdictions as the Company may agree where the Units can be issued on a private placement basis, exempt from any prospectus, registration or other similar requirements.
Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about February 28, 2019 (the "Closing") and is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the Canadian Securities Exchange.
All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
About SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd.:
SpeakEasy is a late stage applicant under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the "ACMPR") that is seeking to leverage three generations of farming experience in B.C. to produce high quality, small batch cannabis products once it obtains a license to do so. The Company currently owns 290 acres of land in Rock Creek, British Columbia . The Company's 10,000 square foot indoor facility will allow for the growth, production, and cultivation of small batch cannabis if and when the Company obtains a license from Health Canada. Construction has also commenced on an 80,000 square foot expansion facility. Completion for the expansion is projected for Q1 2019.
For more information visit: https://speakeasygrowers.com/
Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause SpeakEasy's actual results, performance or achievements, or developments in the industry to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could" or "should" occur.
Forward-looking statements in this document include statements concerning SpeakEasy's intent to complete the Offering, the anticipated use of proceeds from the Offering, the expected participation of an Indigenous corporation and insiders in the Offering, its intent to obtain a license under the ACMPR, its intent to produce and sell high quality craft cannabis once it receives a license from Health Canada, its intention to complete construction of its expansion facility and the timeframe within which the construction of such facility will be completed and all other statements that are not statements of historical fact.
Although SpeakEasy believes the forward-looking information contained in this news release is reasonable based on information available on the date hereof, by their nature forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. By their nature, these statements involve a variety of assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, levels of activity and achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.
Examples of such assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, assumptions, risks and uncertainties associated with general economic conditions; adverse industry events; future legislative and regulatory developments involving cannabis; the Company's ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, and/or inability to access sufficient capital on favorable terms; the cannabis industry in Canada and generally; the ability of SpeakEasy to implement its business strategies; competition; the ability of SpeakEasy to obtain all applicable licenses under the ACMPR and other assumptions, risks and uncertainties.
THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMPANY AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE THE COMPANY MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME EXCEPT AS REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS.
The Canadian Securities Exchange has not approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release.
SOURCE Speakeasy Cannabis Club Ltd.
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