VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 6, 2020 – Hollister Biosciences Inc. (CSE: HOLL) (OTC: HSTRF) (Frankfurt: HOB) (the “Company“, “Hollister Cannabis Co.” or “Hollister“) a diversified cannabis branding company with products in over 230 dispensaries throughout California, and over 80 dispensaries throughout Arizona, is pleased to announce that further to the news release dated March 30th, 2020, its 100% owned subsidiary, Venom Extracts (“Venom“) has achieved the first of two revenue milestones in accordance with the terms of the definitive agreement that was entered in connection with the acquisition of Venom by the Company (the “Transaction“).
On September 23rd, 2020, Venom achieved the first revenue milestone by generating in excess of CDN$30,000,000 of revenue calculated from January 1st, 2020. As a result, the Company will issue 19,740,036 common shares (the “Earn-Out Shares“) to certain former Venom shareholders at a deemed price of $0.20 per Earn-Out Share. The Earn-Out Shares will not be subject to any hold period under applicable securities laws.
“We are very pleased with the performance of the Arizona team in their ability to achieve this key milestone so expeditiously,” shared Carl Saling, CEO of Hollister.
None of the securities to be issued pursuant to the Transaction have been or will be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act“), or any state securities laws, and any securities issued pursuant to the Transaction are anticipated to be issued in reliance upon available exemptions from such registration requirements pursuant to Rule 506(b) of Regulation D and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable exemptions under state securities laws. In addition, the securities issued under an exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act will be “restricted securities” as defined under Rule 144(a)(3) of the U.S. Securities Act and will contain the appropriate restrictive legend as required under the U.S. Securities Act.
About Hollister Biosciences Inc.
Hollister Biosciences Inc. is a multi-state cannabis company with a vision to be the sought-after premium brand portfolio of innovative, high-quality cannabis & hemp products. Hollister uses a high margin model, controlling the whole process from manufacture to sales to distribution or seed to shelf. Products from Hollister Biosciences Inc. include HashBone, the brand’s premier artisanal hash-infused pre-roll, along with concentrates (shatter, budder, crumble), distillates, solvent-free bubble hash, pre-packaged flower, pre-rolls, tinctures, vape products, and full-spectrum high CBD pet tinctures. Hollister Cannabis Co. additionally offers white-labeling manufacturing of cannabis products. Our wholly-owned California subsidiary Hollister Cannabis Co is the 1st state and locally licensed cannabis company in the city of Hollister, CA birthplace of the “American Biker”.
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