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Indiva Finalizes White-Label Licensing and Manufacturing Agreement With Dycar Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Grants Options
LONDON, Ontario – February 18, 2020: Indiva Limited (the “Company” or “Indiva”) (TSXV:NDVA) (OTCQX:NDVAF) is pleased to announce that further to its press release dated December 11, 2019, the Company has entered into a licensing and manufacturing agreement (the “Agreement“) with Dycar Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (“Dycar“). Pursuant to the Agreement, Dycar will immediately provide Indiva with non-dilutive financing of $3.6 million, $500,000 of which has been previously advanced, and an additional $4.5 million of non-dilutive financing over two instalments. Such amounts will be used to finance the production and distribution, by Indiva, of certain Dycar-branded cannabis products (the “Dycar Products“). Sale proceeds from Dycar Products will be used to repay the financing. The Company and Dycar will also share additional sale proceeds of Dycar Products pursuant to the terms of the Agreement.
“We are pleased to finalize our partnership with Dycar and begin developing premium products on their behalf,” Niel Marotta, Indiva’s President and Chief Executive Officer said.
The Company also announces that its Board of Directors has approved the grant of 2,977,333 stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company. The options granted are exercisable into common shares of the Company at a price of $0.40 per common share in accordance with TSX Policy 4.4, subject to the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange and the Company’s Stock Option Plan. The options have a term of five years and will expire on February 18, 2025. One-third of all options will vest on the first anniversary of the grant, one-third of all options will vest on the second anniversary of the grant and the final one-third of all options will vest on the third anniversary of the grant.
Indiva sets the standard for quality and innovation. Indiva aims to bring its exceptional portfolio of products to Canadians and cannabis enthusiasts around the world as laws permit. Based in London, Ontario, Indiva creates premium pre-rolls, capsules and edible products. In Canada, Indiva produces and distributes the award-winning Bhang® Chocolate, Ruby® Cannabis Sugar, Sapphire™ Cannabis Salt, Gems™, and other Powered by INDIVA™ products through license agreements and joint ventures. Click here to connect with Indiva on social media and here to find more information on the Company and its products.
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