HEXO Corp (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE: HEXO) today announced that it will be filing a preliminary prospectus supplement (the “Preliminary Supplement“) to its amended and restated short form base shelf prospectus dated May 25, 2021 (the “Base Shelf Prospectus“) relating to a proposed overnight marketed public offering (the “Offering“) of units of the Company (the “Units“).
The Offering is expected to be priced in the context of the market, with the final terms of the Offering to be determined at the time of pricing. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the Offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the Offering. The closing of the Offering will be subject to market and other customary conditions, including approvals of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
In addition, the Company intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the Units offered in the proposed Offering on the same terms and conditions.
The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the Offering to satisfy a portion of the cash component of the purchase price payable to the Redecan shareholders on closing of the Redecan acquisition and for expenditures in relation to the Company’s U.S. expansion plans.
A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners and Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation are acting as joint bookrunners for the Offering.
The Preliminary Supplement will be filed with the securities commissions or similar securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC“) as part of the Company’s registration statement on Form F-10 (the “Registration Statement“) under the U.S./Canada Multijurisdictional Disclosure System (“MJDS“). The Preliminary Supplement, the Base Shelf Prospectus and the Registration Statement contain important detailed information about the Company and the proposed Offering. Prospective investors should read the Preliminary Supplement, the Base Shelf Prospectus and the Registration Statement and the other documents the Company has filed before making an investment decision.
Copies of the Preliminary Supplement, following filing thereof, and the Base Shelf Prospectus will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and copies of the Preliminary Supplement and the Registration Statement will be available on EDGAR at www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the prospectus supplement may be obtained, when available, from A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, 590 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (212) 624-2060, or by email at email@example.com. Copies of the prospectus supplement may also be obtained, when available, from Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation in Canada, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. in the U.S., by emailing email@example.com.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of the contents of this press release. This press release is for information purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.