Emerald Health Therapeutics Announces $10.8 Million Prospectus Sale
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (TSXV:EMH) (“Emerald” or the “Company”) has entered into a binding term sheet with a single Canadian institutional accredited investor (the “Lead Investor”) under which the Lead Investor has agreed, subject to certain customary conditions, to purchase 4,000,000 common shares of the Company (the “Common Shares”) at a price of $2.70 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $10,800,000 (the “Offering”). The Offering may be increased by an additional 600,000 Common Shares for total aggregate gross proceeds of up to $12,420,000.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to fund the completion of capital projects, research and development, working capital, and general corporate purposes.
The Common Shares will be qualified under a shelf prospectus supplement to be filed by Emerald in each of the provinces of Canada, except Quebec, prior to closing in accordance with National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions and National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions.
The closing date of the Offering is expected to be on or about December 7, 2018, and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the Lead Investor being satisfied with the results of its due diligence, no material adverse change in the affairs of the Company, and the receipt of all necessary approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and the applicable securities regulatory authorities.
This press 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. 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 absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and applicable state securities laws.
About Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc.
Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. is a Canadian licensed producer of cannabis. Its 50%-owned Pure Sunfarms joint venture in BC is completing a sophisticated 1.1 million square feet greenhouse and its Agro-Biotech operation in Québec is completing a 75,000 square feet indoor facility. Commercial production is expanding in both facilities. Emerald has secured over 500 acres of hemp harvest in 2018 and has contracted for approximately 1000 acres in 2019 to 2022 with the goal of extracting low-cost cannabidiol. Emerald’s team is highly experienced in life sciences, product development, large-scale agri-business, and marketing, and is focused on developing proprietary, value-added cannabis products for medical and adult-use customers. Emerald is part of the Emerald Health group, which is broadly focused on developing pharmaceutical, botanical, and nutraceutical products that may provide wellness and medical benefits by interacting with the human body’s endocannabinoid system.
Please visit http://www.emeraldhealth.ca for more information or contact:
Rob Hill, Chief Financial Officer
(800) 757 3536 Ext. #5
Ray Lagace, Investor Relations Manager
(800) 757 3536 Ext. #5
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