Levitee Labs Signs Definitive Agreements to Acquire Clinics, Pharmacies, and a Telemedicine Company in Alberta
- Asset purchase agreement to acquire all material operating assets of 5 addiction clinics
- Share purchase agreement to acquire 3 specialized pharmacies
- Share purchase agreement to acquire leading telehealth provider in addiction services
- Combined for over 35,000 patient visits over the past 12 months, 70% via telehealth
- Targets combined trailing twelve months revenues of approximately $7.5 million, with over $1 million in EBITDA
- Aggregate purchase price for the three acquisitions of approximately C$4 million in cash and C$1.5 million in stock
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levitee Labs Inc. (CSE: LVT) (“Levitee” or the “Company“), an integrative wellness company, is pleased to announce that it has executed the following definitive agreements (collectively, the “Agreements“):
- Asset purchase agreement to acquire all material operating assets of ACT Medical Centres, Inc. (“ACT Medical”), comprised of a group of five (5) addiction and pain management clinics across Alberta, for $350,000 in cash. A leader in addiction and substance abuse treatments, ACT Medical hosted more than 35,000 patient visits in the past 12 months.
- Share purchase agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of three (3) pharmacies in Alberta specialized in filling prescriptions for patients with substance abuse disorders, mental health conditions and chronic pain. The purchase price under this agreement is $3,685,262, payable in cash plus or minus customary working capital adjustments.
- Share purchase agreement to acquire BlockMD LTD. (“BlockMD”), which operates a leading telemedicine platform used by addiction patients to access doctors and order prescriptions in Alberta, for $1,475,000 (the “BlockMD Purchase Price”). Over the last 12 months, BlockMD conducted over 20,000 patient visits remotely through its platform. The BlockMD Purchase Price will be paid through the issuance of Levitee common shares (“Shares”), the number of Shares to be determined on the date of closing, subject to downside protection in the event the Shares trade below a predetermined price 4 months and 1 day post-closing of the transaction.
The Agreements provide that upon completion of the Transactions, current owner Alex Wylie, will stay on in a consulting basis and the businesses’ principal operator, Carrie Wylie, will be engaged full-time as General Manager of Levitee’s Alberta operations.
Pouya Farmand, Chief Executive Officer of Levitee, commented, “The Agreements we have entered today are integral to our growth strategy and goal of building a platform that will set a new standard for substance abuse and mental health treatment in Canada. Through these acquisitions, we expect Levitee will become the largest non-government provider of addiction treatment services in Alberta.”
“These acquisitions are not only a milestone in our mission to build the substance abuse and addiction treatment platform of tomorrow, but are also immediately accretive to our top and bottom lines,” added Ken Osborne, Head of M&A at Levitee. “The assets we will be acquiring have been growing aggressively, even through the pandemic, and we are excited to add our team’s expertise and strong balance sheet to support this momentum. Levitee has a well capitalized balance sheet with the working capital needed to execute on additional future acquisitions as well as ongoing business initiatives,” added Mr. Osborne.
The acquisition of these traditional healthcare assets is intended to serve as the initial platform from which Levitee aims to implement psychedelic therapies such as ketamine treatment for mental health, pain, and addiction patients. Levitee also aims to include psilocybin- and ibogaine-based treatment options as soon as it is legally possible to do so.
“All of our physicians and medical professionals are excited to join Levitee due to Levitee’s dedication to positively impacting outcomes in the area of mental health and addictions treatment,” said Mr. Wylie. “The ACT group of companies has been focused on delivering evidence-based treatment to our patient base through the use of telehealth. The breadth of expertise of the Levitee team will allow the ACT group of companies to significantly expand and enhance our program.”
Completion of the Transactions is subject to customary conditions precedent, which are expected to be met in the coming weeks. Completion of each Transaction is not dependent on the completion of the other Transactions.
About Levitee Labs
Levitee Labs is establishing itself as a leader in the integrative wellness space. Through leveraging an M&A regimen that focuses on the centralization of complementary integrative wellness assets, Levitee Labs aims to transform mental health and addiction treatments through the integration of psychedelic medicines and therapies.
Further information about the Company is available on its website at www.leviteelabs.com.
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