TerrAscend Closes Second Tranche of its Private Placement


TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TerrAscend Corp. (CSE:TER) (“TerrAscend” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has closed the second and final tranche of its non-brokered private placement. On July 18, 2017, TerrAscend announced its intention to raise up to $4 million through the issuance of Units (as defined below).

In this second tranche, the Company has raised gross proceeds of $976,049 through the issuance of 929,570 Units for $1.05 per Unit, with each Unit consisting of one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant (each a “Unit”). Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase an additional common share for a period of two years at an exercise price of $1.75. In connection with the closing of the second tranche of the private placement, the Company has paid a finder's fee in the amount of $8,523.

The Company has raised a total of $4,165,923 in its private placement, with the intention to use the proceeds from this financing to build out additional space in its existing facility, commence construction of its drug preparation premises, further develop its subsidiary Terra Health Network, and for other working capital needs.

Securities issued pursuant to the private placement will be subject to a four-month hold period from the distribution date and subject to all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange.

About TerrAscend
TerrAscend is a vertically-integrated Canadian cannabis company that strives to create and deliver quality products and services that meet the evolving needs of the cannabis market. The Company provides support to patients through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Solace Health Inc. (“Solace Health”), a licensed producer of medical cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, Terra Health Network Inc. (“Terra Health”), a clinical support program and education platform led by health care professionals, and Solace Rx Inc. (“SolaceRx”), a drug preparation premises for non-cannabis formulations. Please visit www.TerrAscend.com for more information about the Company.

Forward-looking statements
This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Although TerrAscend believes in light of the experience of its officers and directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors that have been considered appropriate, that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because TerrAscend can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this release. TerrAscend undertakes no obligation to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third-parties in respect of TerrAscend, its securities, or financial or operating results (as applicable). TerrAscend disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

The Canadian Securities Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release.

For more information:

Ari Unterman
Investor Relations
1-855-TERRA-95 x100

Source: TerrAscend Corp.