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iAnthus Announces Closing of Incremental US$25.0 Million Private Placement of Unsecured Convertible Note Units
NEW YORK, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ – iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (“iAnthus” or the “Company”) (CSE: IAN) (OTCQX: ITHUF), which owns, operates, and partners with best-in-class regulated cannabis operations across the United States, is pleased to announce that it has completed the private placement offering of an incremental US$25.0 million of unsecured convertible notes and corresponding warrants (the “Offering”), as an add-on to the private placement offering of US$35 million convertible note units announced on March 18.
The Company has issued units consisting of US$25.0 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured convertible notes, maturing on March 15, 2023 (the “Notes”) and 1,555,207 warrants (“Warrants”) to purchase common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”).
The Notes accrue interest at the rate of 8% per annum, payable quarterly, which may, at the Company’s option, be paid up to 50% in common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) for two years following closing. The Notes are convertible into an aggregate of 4,222,971 Common Shares at US$5.92 per Common Share. At any time following September 1, 2019, iAnthus may force the conversion of the Notes into Common Shares if the daily volume weighted average trading price of the Common Shares on the OTCQX is greater than US$10.29 for any ten consecutive trading days. Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Common Shares at an exercise price of US$6.43 per Common Share until March 15, 2022.
The Company has agreed to pay finders and structuring fees of US$0.4M in connection with the transaction, a portion of which the Company will satisfy through the issuance of 15,548 Common Shares.
Following the transaction, iAnthus’ cash balance will be approximately US$55 million, and the Company has a total of 168,723,343 basic shares and 241,241,494 fully diluted shares outstanding, respectively.
The Notes and Warrants issued pursuant to the Offering and any Common Shares issued on conversion of the Notes or exercise of the Warrants are subject to a statutory hold period in Canada of four months and one day following the closing date in accordance with applicable securities laws, which shall expire on September 1, 2019. Additional resale restriction may be applicable under the laws of other jurisdictions, if any.
About iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc.
iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. owns and operates best-in-class licensed cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensary facilities throughout the United States, providing investors diversified exposure to the U.S. regulated cannabis industry. Founded by entrepreneurs with decades of experience in operations, investment banking, corporate finance, law and health care services, iAnthus provides a unique combination of capital and hands-on operating and management expertise. iAnthus currently has operations in 11 states, and operates 21 dispensaries (AZ-4, MA-1, MD-3, FL-3, NY-2, CO-1, VT-1 and NM-6 where iAnthus has minority ownership). For more information, visit www.iAnthusCapital.com.
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