NAPANEE, ON, Dec. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX-V: VIVO, OTCQX: VVCIF) ("VIVO" or the "Company") today announced that it has retained NATIONAL Capital Markets to provide investor relations and financial communications services.
"Our premium brands, quality operations and disciplined approach to growth will now be supported and enhanced by a best-in-class investor communications program," stated Barry Fishman, Chief Executive Officer of VIVO. "We look forward to having NATIONAL support our team, set best practices, and most importantly, communicate with our stakeholders in an informative and reliable manner."
VIVO has engaged NATIONAL Capital Markets to provide comprehensive investor relations, corporate communications and investor outreach services for a monthly retainer fee of C$10,000. Neither NATIONAL Capital Markets nor any of its principals have an ownership interest, directly or indirectly, in VIVO or its securities, and the Company has not granted NATIONAL Capital Markets or its principals any right to acquire such interests.
NATIONAL Capital Markets is one of Canada's largest and most experienced investor relations firms with a proven track record of communicating in the cannabis industry. NATIONAL Capital Markets provides investor relations support as well as special situations, transaction and corporate communications support to clients in all business sectors, including financial services, healthcare, cannabis, retail, resources and industrial services, among others. This firm's investor relations expertise, national and international reach, and scope of services form an unparalleled offering.
ABOUT NATIONAL Capital Markets NATIONAL Capital Markets is a fully integrated part of NATIONAL Public Relations, an AVENIR GLOBAL company – one of the world's leading independent communications firms – which has been at the centre of issues that matter for over 40 years. NATIONAL Capital Markets has access to over 550 professionals – working across all vertical markets and partnering with thousands of clients around the world and offers a full range of strategic communications services, including investor relations, public relations, marketing, media relations, corporate and financial communications, issues and crisis management, stakeholder relations, and digital engagement. For more information, visit nationalcapitalmarkets.ca
About VIVO Cannabis™ VIVO, based in Napanee, Ontario, is recognized for trusted, high-quality products and services. It holds production and sales licences from Health Canada and operates world-class indoor cultivation facilities with proprietary plant-growing technology. VIVO has a collection of premium brands targeting unique customer segments, including Beacon Medical™, FIRESIDE™, Canna Farms™ and Lumina™. In August 2018, VIVO acquired Canna Farms, a premium cannabis company based in Hope, British Columbia. Canna Farms was B.C.'s first Licensed Producer and has several years of craft cultivation experience and expertise, as well as a significant patient base and positive cash flow. The Company is significantly expanding its production capacity and pursuing partnership and product development opportunities domestically, as well as in select international markets, including Germany and Australia. VIVO also operates Harvest Medicine, a patient-centric and highly scalable network of specialty medical cannabis clinics as well as a soon to be released free telemedicine app. VIVO has a healthy balance sheet with and is well-positioned to accelerate the growth of our business, in Canada and internationally. To learn more, visit vivocannabis.com
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Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the successful creation and the potential benefit of launching an investor relations program. These forward-looking statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements. A more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties facing the Company appears in the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2017 and other continuous disclosure filings, which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this news release. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of new information or future events, or for any other reason, other than as required by applicable securities laws.
SOURCE VIVO Cannabis Inc.
For further information: VIVO Cannabis Investor Relations, Heidi Christensen Brown, (416) 848-1389, [email protected], NATIONAL Capital Markets; Michael Bumby, Chief Financial Officer, [email protected], VIVO Cannabis Inc.