CannabisNewsBreaks – Canopy Rivers Corp. Closes $104M Private Placement Offering; Enters Definitive Agreement to Finalize Qualifying Transaction

August 13, 2018 09:50:26

Canopy Rivers recently announced that it completed private placement of subscription receipts for gross proceeds of $104,212,000. In accordance with a brokered portion of the offering, 28,792,000 subscription receipts were sold. An additional 982,857 subscription receipts were sold on a non-brokered basis. Canopy Rivers also announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with AIM2 Ventures Inc. (“AIM2”) and 10859150 Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIM2. The agreement outlines the necessary terms and conditions to be met to complete the proposed business combination transaction. The transaction is intended to result in a reverse take-over of AIM2 by Canopy Rivers. Per the transaction, Canopy Rivers and a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIM2 will merge to form a new company. At the time of the merge, holders of class B common shares of Canopy Rivers will receive one post-consolidation AIM2 common share for each share held. Canopy Growth Corporation, the sole holder of the class A common shares of Canopy Rivers, will receive one new AIM2 multiple voting share for each class A common share held. The securities have not been and will not be offered or sold within the United States.

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About Canopy Rivers

Canopy Rivers is a unique investment and operating platform structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. Canopy Rivers works collaboratively with Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) to identify strategic counterparties seeking financial and/or operating support and affiliation with the Canopy Growth group of companies. The result is an ecosystem of complementary and best-in-class cannabis operating companies that is representative of all the various niches in this newly developing cannabis economy. As the portfolio continues to develop, constituents benefit from opportunities to join forces with Canopy Growth and collaborate among themselves, resulting in an ideal environment for innovation, synergy and value creation for Canopy Rivers, Canopy Growth and the entire ecosystem of portfolio companies. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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