The Green Organic Dutchman Announces C$75 Million Bought Deal
TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “TGOD”) (TSX:TGOD) (US:TGODF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the “Underwriters”) pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis pursuant to the filing of a short form prospectus, an aggregate of 10,950,000 units (the “Units”) at a price of $6.85 per Unit (the “Offering Price”) for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $75,007,500 (the “Offering”).
Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (each whole Common Share purchase warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable to acquire one Common Share (a “Warrant Share”) for a period of 30 months following the closing of the Offering (the “Closing”) at an exercise price of $9.00 per Warrant Share.
The Company has granted the Underwriter an option (the “Over-Allotment Option”), to purchase up to an additional 1,642,500 Units at a price of C$6.85 per Unit, exercisable at any time, for a period of 30 days after and including the Closing Date. The Over-Allotment Option is exercisable to acquire Units, Common Shares and/or Warrants (or any combination thereof) at the discretion of the Underwriter.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for the Company’s international expansion initiatives and general corporate purposes.
The Units will be offered by way of a short form prospectus to be filed in all provinces of Canada except Quebec. The Offering is expected to close on October 17, 2018 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory and stock exchange approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the applicable securities regulatory authorities.
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 or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news 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.
ABOUT THE GREEN ORGANIC DUTCHMAN HOLDINGS LTD
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is a research & development company licensed under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) to cultivate medical cannabis. The Company carries out its principal activities producing cannabis from its facilities in Ancaster, Ont., pursuant to the provisions of the ACMPR and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) and its regulations.
The Company grows high quality, organic cannabis with sustainable, all-natural principles. TGOD’s products are laboratory tested to ensure patients have access to a standardized, safe and consistent product. TGOD has a funded capacity of 170,000 kg and is building 1,382,000 sq. ft. of cultivation facilities in Ontario, Quebec and Jamaica.
The Company has developed a strategic partnership with Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.TO) whereby Aurora has invested approximately C$78.1 million for a 20% off-take agreement on Canadian production. The Company has raised approximately C$350 million dollars and has over 20,000 shareholders.
TGOD’s Common Shares and warrants issued under the indenture dated November 1, 2017 trade on the TSX under the symbol “TGOD” and “TGOD.WT”, respectively.
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