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TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - GreenSpace Brands Inc. ("GreenSpace" or the "Company") (TSXV: JTR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Beacon Securities Limited ("Beacon"), on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (the "Underwriters"), to purchase, on a bought deal basis, 3,540,000 common shares (the "Offered Shares") in the capital of the Company at a price of $1.13 per Offered Share (the "Issue Price") for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $4,000,200 (the "Offering").
In addition, the Company has granted to the Underwriters an over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") exercisable, in whole or in part, in the sole discretion of the Underwriters to purchase, in respect of the Offered Shares, up to an additional number of Offered Shares equal to 15% of the Offered Shares sold pursuant to the Offering, at the Issue Price, at any time up to 30 days from the closing of the Offering.
The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about September 2, 2016 and is subject to the completion of formal documentation and receipt of regulatory approval, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The net proceeds received by the Company from the sale of the Offered Shares will be used for debt repayment, working capital and general corporate purposes.
The Offered Shares to be issued under the Offering will be offered by way of a short form prospectus to be filed in each of the provinces of Canada (other than Quebec) and may be offered in the United States to Qualified Institutional Buyers pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements under rule 144A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), in a manner that does not require the Offered Shares to be registered in the United States. The Offered Shares may be also sold in such other jurisdictions as the Company and Beacon may agree. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor in any other jurisdiction.
About GreenSpace Brands Inc.
GreenSpace is a Canadian-based brand ideation team that develops, markets and sells premium natural food products to consumers across Canada. GreenSpace owns Rolling Meadow Dairy, Canada's first grass fed dairy product line that has built upon the founding values of GreenSpace's original brand, Life Choices. Life Choices features premium convenience meat products made with grass fed and pasture raised meats without the use of added hormones and antibiotics. GreenSpace owns Holistic Choice, a premium natural pet food line and Nudge, a line of family favorite foods made better. GreenSpace also owns Love Child (Brands) Inc., a producer of 100% organic food for infants and toddlers made with the purest, natural and most nutritionally-rich ingredients and recently acquired Central Roast Inc., a clean snacking brand that has been one of the leading Natural food brands in Canada over the last several years. All brands, except Central Roast, are wholly owned and retail in a variety of natural and mass retail grocery locations across Canada.
For more information, visit www.GreenSpacebrands.ca. GreenSpace's filings are also available at www.SEDAR.com.
Forward Looking Information
Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning (i) the Offering; (ii) the completion of the Offering; (iii) anticipated approvals; (iv) the time to the closings; and (v) results of the completion of the Offering. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "outlook", "objective", "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "should", "plans" or "continue", or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes or events. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by such statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements including, without limitation, the risks that: (1) the Offering may not be completed for any reason whatsoever, including that regulators may not approve the Offering; (2) the closings may not occur as scheduled or at all; and (3) GreenSpace may not achieve the results currently anticipated. Although GreenSpace believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information because GreenSpace can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified in this press release, assumptions have been made regarding and are implicit in, among other things, the timely receipt of required regulatory approvals. Details of the risk factors relating to GreenSpace and its business are discussed in GreenSpace's annual information form dated November 9, 2015 and its Management Discussion & Analysis dated June 21, 2016, copies of which are available on GreenSpace's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all factors and assumptions which have been used. Forward-looking information is based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by GreenSpace and described in the forward looking information. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof and GreenSpace undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws. The forward looking information contained in this press release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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SOURCE GreenSpace Brands Inc.
For further information: Matthew von Teichman, President & Chief Executive Officer, GreenSpace Brands Inc., Tel: (416) 934-5034 Ext. 200; Mathew Walsh, Chief Financial Officer, GreenSpace Brands Inc., Tel: (416) 934-5034 Ext. 201