Rubicon Organics Announces Acceleration of Warrant Expiry Date
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rubicon Organics Inc. (TSXV: ROMJ) (OTCQX: ROMJF) (“Rubicon Organics” or the “Company”), a licensed producer focused on cultivating and selling organic certified and premium cannabis, announces that it has elected to accelerate the expiry date of the common share purchase warrants issued on August 23, 2019 (the “Warrants”) under the warrant indenture between Odyssey Trust Company (the “Warrant Agent”) and the Company dated August 21, 2019 (the “Warrant Indenture”).
“The exercise of these warrants allows Rubicon Organics to bolster its balance sheet and provides us additional capital to continue our rapid growth, particularly through offering new strains, brands and cannabis 2.0 products to the Canadian market. Our current expectation is that the Company will become operating cash flow positive in the first half of 2021 and, with all major capital projects complete, Rubicon Organics remains in a very strong financial position” said Jesse McConnell, Chief Executive Officer.Accelerated Expiry DatePursuant to the terms of the Warrant Indenture, if the daily volume weighted average trading price of the Company’s shares on the TSX Venture Exchange equals or exceeds $3.80 for twenty (20) consecutive trading days (the “Acceleration Trigger”), the Company is entitled to accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants to a date thirty (30) days from the date notice of such acceleration is provided to holders of Warrants. The Company has delivered to holders of Warrants a notice of the occurrence of the Acceleration Trigger and its election to accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants to December 16, 2020 (the “Accelerated Expiry Date”).Any Warrants that have not been exercised by 3:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on December 16, 2020 will automatically be cancelled.As of November 13, 2020, 3,117,000 Warrants remain outstanding. Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at $3.50. If all outstanding Warrants are exercised, gross proceeds to the Company will total $10,909,500, however, there can be no assurance that any of the Warrants will be exercised prior to the Accelerated Expiry Date.Warrant holders who wish to exercise their Warrants should contact their investment advisor and submit an exercise notice form to the Warrant Agent. The contact details for the Warrant Agent is as follows: Odyssey Trust Company, Suite 350, 300 5th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3C4, Tel: 1-587-885-0960.ABOUT RUBICON ORGANICS INC.Rubicon Organics Inc. is becoming the global brand leader in organic cannabis products. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Rubicon Holdings Corp, a licensed producer, the Company cultivates and sells organic certified, sustainably grown, super-premium cannabis from its state-of-the-art hybrid greenhouse located in Delta, BC, Canada. Rubicon Organics is focused on achieving industry leading profitability through the development of brands and cannabis 2.0 products, including its flagship super-premium brand Simply BareTM Organic.CONTACT INFORMATIONMargaret Brodie
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +1 (437) 929-1964
The TSX Venture Exchange, its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking InformationThis press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation, statements regarding future estimates, plans, programs, forecasts, projections, objectives, assumptions, expectations or beliefs of future performance, and statements such as the Company’s belief that the acceleration and exercise of the Warrants would provide the additional capital to continue its rapid growth through offering new strains, brands and cannabis 2.0 products; reaching cash flow positive in the first half of 2021; the Company’s expectation that if all outstanding Warrants are exercised, gross proceeds to the Company will total $10,909,500; the Company’s belief that it is becoming the global brand leader in organic cannabis products and the Company’s intention of achieving industry leading profitability are “forward-looking statements”. Forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as “will” or variations of such words or statements that certain actions, events or results “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. The forward-looking information in this press release is based upon certain assumptions that management considers reasonable in the circumstances, including that its capital needs will be as currently projected. Risks and uncertainties associated with forward looking information in this press release include, among others, information or statements concerning the Company’s expectations of financial resources available to fund operations; Rubicon Organics’ limited operating history and lack of historical profits; obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals; that regulatory requirements will be maintained; general business and economic conditions; the Company’s ability to successfully execute its plans and intentions; the Company’s ability to obtain financing at reasonable terms through the sale of equity and/or debt commitments; the Company’s ability to attract and retain skilled staff; market competition; the products and technology offered by the Company’s competitors; that our current relationships with our suppliers, service providers and other third parties will be maintained; and the impact of the current global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These factors should be considered carefully and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Although Rubicon Organics has attempted to identify important risk factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other risk factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements. Rubicon Organics assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, even if new information becomes available as a result of future events, new information or for any other reason except as required by law.