Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: LHS) (OTCQX: LHSIF) www.libertyhealthsciences.com (“Liberty” or the “Company”), a provider of high-quality cannabis, is pleased to announce that at today’s special meeting of the securityholders (the “Meeting”), holders of the common shares (the “Liberty Shareholders”) and holders of options of Liberty (together with the Liberty Shareholders, the “Liberty Securityholders”) approved the arrangement resolution (the “Arrangement Resolution”) under which Ayr Wellness Inc. (“Ayr”) will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares (the “Liberty Shares”) of Liberty in a transaction originally announced on December 22, 2020 (the “Arrangement”).
The Arrangement Resolution required and received approval by; (i) not less than two-thirds of the votes cast by the Liberty Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting; and (ii) not less than two-thirds of the votes cast by the Liberty Securityholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting, voting together as if they were a single class.
Completion of the Arrangement remains subject to, among other things, receipt of applicable CSE, regulatory and court approvals, and customary conditions of closing. Further information about the Arrangement is set forth in the materials prepared by Liberty in respect of the Meeting, copies of which are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com .
“The Liberty Health Sciences Securityholders have shown their strong approval for completing the transaction with Ayr Wellness, Inc.,” said George Gremse, Liberty’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. “We shall now proceed to finalize the Arrangement as quickly as possible.”
Detailed Voting Results
|Total Liberty Shares issued and outstanding at record date (January 13, 2021)||346,090,635|
|Total Liberty Shares represented at the Meeting in person and by proxy||204,539,150|
|Percentage of Liberty Shares represented at the Meeting||57.19%|
|Total Liberty Options issued and outstanding at record date (January 13, 2021)||11,554,832|
|Total Liberty Options represented at the Meeting in person and by proxy||11,075,332|
|Percentage of Liberty Options represented at the Meeting||95.85%|
Approval of Arrangement with Ayr
|Votes For (#)||Votes For (%)||Votes Against (#)||Votes Against (%)|
About Liberty Health Sciences Inc.
Liberty is the cannabis provider committed to providing a high-quality cannabis experience based on our genuine care for all cannabis users and a focus on operational excellence from seed to sale. For more information, please visit: www.libertyhealthsciences.com.