CLS Holdings USA, Inc Redeems All Outstanding Yorkville Convertible Debentures Outstanding
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CLS Holdings USA Inc. (OTCQB:CLSH) (CSE:CLSH.U) “CLS”, a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, has redeemed all of its convertible debentures issued to YA II PN, Ltd., “Yorkville”, a Cayman Island exempted limited partnership, which were issued on May 14, 2018 and July 20, 2018.
Pursuant to the terms of the debentures, the investor generally was able to convert any portion of the principal and accrued interest under the debentures into CLS Common Stock at a fixed conversion price of $0.40 per share. By redeeming the debentures for total cash consideration of $964,787, CLS has eliminated the potential issuance of approximately 2.5 million shares of CLS stock that would be immediately eligible for resale.
“We have been reviewing a number of options available to us for increasing shareholder value and felt this would be a beneficial transaction by eliminating the potential issuance of a substantial number of shares that could be sold in the market”.
About CLS Holdings USA, Inc.
CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (CLSH) is a diversified cannabis company that acts as an integrated cannabis producer and retailer through its Oasis Cannabis subsidiaries in Nevada, and plans to expand to other states.
CLS stands for "Cannabis Life Sciences," in recognition of the Company's patented proprietary method of extracting various cannabinoids from the marijuana plant and converting them into products with a higher level of quality and consistency. The Company's business model includes licensing operations, processing operations, processing facilities, sale of products, brand creation and consulting services.
About Oasis Cannabis
Oasis Cannabis has operated a cannabis dispensary in the Las Vegas market since dispensaries first opened in Nevada in 2015 and has been recognized as one of the top marijuana retailers in the state. Its location within walking distance to the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Las Vegas in combination with its delivery service to residents allows it to efficiently serve both locals and tourists in the Las Vegas area. In February 2019, it was named “Best Dispensary for Pot Pros” by Desert Companion Magazine.
In August 2017, the company commenced wholesale offerings of cannabis in Nevada with the launch of its City Trees brand of cannabis concentrates and cannabis-infused products.
About City Trees
Founded in 2017, City Trees is a Nevada based cannabis cultivation, production and distribution company. Offering a wide variety of products with consistent results, City Trees is one of the fastest growing wholesale companies in the industry. Its products are now available at 33 dispensaries.
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Released February 28, 2019