Avidus Completes Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BC and MESA, AZ, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Avidus Management Group Inc. ("Avidus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AVD, OTC: ASNHF) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated October 11, 2013, the Company has completed a non-brokered private placement of 5,333,290 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.15 per Unit for gross proceeds of approximately $800,000 (the "Offering").

Insiders, namely the Honorable John Reynolds, Chairman, Daniel Lundell, CEO and Douglas Ridley, President, led the Offering, cumulatively investing $430,039 of the $800,000.

Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant").  Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to purchase an additional common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.20 per common share for a period of five years from the date of issue; provided, however, that the Company will be entitled to accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants to the date that is 10 days following the date that the Company provides notice to holders that the closing price of the common shares on the Exchange has been equal to or greater than $0. 45 for 10 consecutive trading days prior thereto.  All securities issued under the private placement are subject to a four-month statutory hold period.

In connection with the Offering, the Company issued a total of 86,800 non-transferrable broker warrants (the "Broker Warrants") and paid cash finder's fees equal to $13,020.  Each Broker Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of 18 months.

The net proceeds from the Offering will be used for general corporate and working capital purposes.

About Avidus

Avidus Management Group Inc. (TSX-V: AVD, OTC: ASNHF) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Asantae (www.asantae.com) develops, produces and markets innovative nutritional products through direct and network marketing channels. The ingredients in Asantae's products have been shown to reduce chronic low-grade inflammation and oxidative stress, and support a healthy immune system that, according to scientific and medical research, are the underlying conditions for most modern epidemic diseases (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, stroke, etc.). 

This news release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the Company's operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond the Company's control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in the Company's regulatory filings. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

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


SOURCE Avidus Management Group Inc.

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Avidus Management Group, Inc. 
Dan Lundell, CEO/COO

danlundell@asantae.com
10153 E Hampton Ave, Ste 101, Mesa, AZ, 85209 USA

P: 480-278-8712 / F: 480-383-6147

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