TerrAscend has signed definitive agreements for a series of transactions to purchase ABI SF, which operates a Bay Area cannabis cultivation facility and owns the State Flower brand.
According to the company, TerrAscend has agreed to initially acquire 49.9% of the equity of State Flower for total consideration of US$2.85M from conversion of a previously issued convertible debenture and subject to regulatory
TerrAscend has also extended a line of credit of up to US$3.75M to State Flower for cultivation facility improvements to expand production capacity. "While State Flower implements facility improvements, the parties will begin the regulatory approval process for the full purchase of State Flower, under a Securities Purchase Agreement," the team with the company explains. "TerrAscend also has future rights to use the State Flower brand pursuant to a license agreement."
TerrAscend has agreed to purchase the remaining 50.1% equity of State Flower for total consideration based on future revenue over a predetermined twelve-month period. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals by various local and state authorities, as well as certain customary closing conditions. Several of the owners of The Apothecarium and their related entities have an ownership interest in State Flower.
"Daniel Wacks and Jeremy Cohen are skilled cannabis cultivators with years of experience operating in a highly regulated market and we are thrilled to work with them to expand the State Flower facilities and brand presence," said Matthew Johnson, President of TerrAscend Corp., and TerrAscend USA.
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