Osoyoos Announces Closing of Acquisition of AI Pharmaceuticals Jamaica Limited
Osoyoos Cannabis Inc. (CSE:OSO) (“Osoyoos” or the “Company”) announced today that it completed its previously announced acquisition of AI Pharmaceuticals Jamaica Limited (“AI Pharma”), a company engaged in the research and development of cannabis (cannabinoids) and mushrooms (psilocin) based pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical formulations and related intellectual property (the “Acquisition”).
In connection with the Acquisition, the Company entered into a share purchase agreement (the “Share Purchase Agreement”) dated June 26, 2020 between the Company, as purchaser, and the shareholders of 1196691 B.C. Ltd. d/b/a “PCAI Pharma” (the “Parent”), as vendors. Pursuant to the terms of the Share Purchase Agreement, the Company purchased from the vendors and the vendors sold to the Company, all of the issued and outstanding shares (the “Parent Shares”) of the Parent, a company which holds 100% of the issued shares of AI Pharma. In consideration for the Parent Shares, the Company paid to the vendors a purchase price of $2,520,000, which was satisfied by issuing to the vendors an aggregate of 36,000,000 common shares of the Company at a deemed price of $0.07 per share. The transaction was negotiated at arm’s length with the vendors.
About AI Pharma
AI Pharma is a private corporation incorporated and operating under the laws of Jamaica, 100% owned by 1196691
B.C. Ltd. d/b/a “PCAI Pharma” (www.pcai.ca). The business of AI Pharma involves science, research, treatment, data mining and artificial intelligence, focused on the development of combinatorial pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals utilizing compounds from cannabis (cannabinoids), psychedelic mushrooms (psilocybin), fungi and other psychedelic formulations and their related medicinal global intellectual property protection, which may lead to the development, testing and production of high-quality, legal, medicinal products and treatments that can be brought to market and used to treat clinical conditions and improve wellness. AI Pharma’s business, with its combinatorial discovery research utilizing cannabis in association with a Jamaican-based Cannabis License Authority licensed partner, is at an early stage and has not yet generated revenues.
Osoyoos Cannabis Inc. has a joint-venture agreement with a private, vertically-integrated licensed producer under the Cannabis Act (Canada) to offer contract tolling extraction services to third-party businesses. The Company is also seeking out other opportunities within the cannabis industry both in Canada and internationally.
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