SMITHS FALLS, ON, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or the "Corporation") announced that it has renewed the engagement agreement ("agreement") with XIB Consulting Inc. ("XIB") that the Corporation announced on April 7, 2016 and subsequently renewed October 7, 2016.
Under the agreement, XIB will continue to assist Canopy Growth with corporate development initiatives including, but not limited to, acquisitions, strategic networking and market awareness.
Subject to the approval of the TSX Exchange (the "TSX") and pursuant to the agreement, which has a term of six months, Canopy Growth shall satisfy the engagement fee payable to XIB by issuing 14,863 of Common Shares in the capital of the Corporation to XIB, which may be credited against incremental success fees payable under certain circumstances. Per the terms of the renewal agreement, the share issue price was determined using a 5-day Volume Weighted Average Price Calculation based on the 5 days prior to the execution date of the renewal agreement. The Common Shares will be issued at a price of $10.09 per share.
The appointment of XIB as a consultant of the Corporation and the corresponding share issuance remains subject to standard regulatory acceptance of applicable filings with the TSX.
About Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis company, offering diverse brands and curated cannabis strain varieties in dried and oil extract forms. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Canopy Growth operates multiple state-of-the-art production facilities with over half a million square feet of indoor and greenhouse production capacity. Canopy Growth has established partnerships with leading sector names in Canada and abroad. For more information, www.canopygrowth.com.
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