HALO COLLECTIVE PROVIDES DISCLORE ON SHARE ISSUSANCES PURSUANT TO CONVERTIBLE LOAN FACILITY
Toronto, ON, April 26, 2023. Halo Collective Inc. (NEO: HALO, OTCQB: HCANF, FSE: A9K0) (“Halo” or the “Company”) is providing disclosure regarding recent share issuances to Reef Capital Inc. (“Reef”) in connection with a convertible promissory note among Reef and the Company for a principal amount of up to $5,000,000, as disclosed in Company’s news release dated November 9, 2023 (the “Convertible Loan Facility”).
To date, the Company has drawn approximately $3.95 million on the Convertible Loan Facility, and upon notices of conversion issued by Reef to the Company between November, 2022 and February, 2023 (the “Reef Notices”), approximately 123,161,500 common shares of the Company were issued in full satisfaction of the outstanding loan amount of $3.95 million (the “Reef Share Issuances”). The 123,161,500 common shares of the Company correspond to the amounts contained in the Reef Notices, but exceed the allowable maximums (in both allowable price discount and maximum percentage) pursuant to the policies and rules of the Neo Exchange on which the Company’s securities are listed, and the terms of the Convertible Loan Facility. Detailed disclosure of the Reef Share Issuances are provided below:
The preceding disclosure has been made at the request of the Neo Exchange. Additionally, the Neo Exchange has advised the Company that no further draw downs or share issuances to Reef will be permitted by the Neo Exchange under the Convertible Loan Facility.
The Company continues seek financing and alternatives in challenging market conditions.
About Halo Collective Inc.
Halo is focused on the United States West Coast. Halo cultivates, extracts, manufactures, and distributes quality cannabis flower, pre-rolls, vape carts, edibles, and concentrates. Halo sells these products under a portfolio of brands, including HushTM, Winberry FarmsTM, its retail brand BudegaTM, and license agreements with FlowerShop*.
Halo, through a series of acquisitions, has product offerings in the form of beverages (H2C Beverages), dissolvable strips (Dissolve Medical), capsules (HushroomsTM), and topical supplements (Hatshe).
Halo has successfully acquired and integrated a variety of companies which were subsequently reorganized to create Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ: AKAN), an international medical cannabis and wellness company, of which Halo is the largest shareholder. Halo has also acquired a range of software development assets, including CannPOS, Cannalift, CannaFeels, and a discrete sublingual dosing technology, Accudab.
For further information regarding Halo, see Halo’s disclosure documents on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Halo Collective Inc.
For additional information please contact Marshall Minor, Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company at (541) 646-5694 or email@example.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information and Statements
This press release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and may also contain statements that may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking information and forward-looking statements are not representative of historical facts or information or current condition, but instead represent only Halo’s beliefs regarding future events, plans or objectives, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of Halo’s control. Generally, such forward-looking information or forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or may contain statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “will continue”, “will occur” or “will be achieved”. Forward-looking information may relate to anticipated events or results including, but not limited to expectations regarding improved performance, management’s plans regarding Pistil Point and the California market, plans regarding streamlining of business segments, management’s plans regarding its portfolio of cannabis businesses and intention to expand into health and wellness, the proposed distribution agreement with SWAY Energy Corporation, the expected opening date of the Company’s California dispensaries and the proposed spin-off by Halo Tek Inc.
By identifying such information and statements in this manner, Halo is alerting the reader that such information and statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such information and statements. In addition, in connection with the forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained in this press release, Halo has made certain assumptions. Although Halo believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing, and the expectations contained in, the forward-looking information and statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information and statements, and no assurance or guarantee can be given that such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information and statements. Among others, the key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information and statements are the following: inability of management to successfully integrate the operations of acquired businesses, changes in the consumer market for cannabis products, changes in the expected outcomes of the proposed changes to Halo’s operations, delays in obtaining required licenses or approvals necessary for the build-out of Oregon operations, dispensaries or Canadian operations, the proposed spin-out with Halo Tek Inc., delays or unforeseen costs incurred in connection with construction, the ability of competitors to scale operations in Northern California, delays or unforeseen difficulties in connection with the cultivation and harvest of Halo’s raw material, changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; and the other risks disclosed in the Company’s annual information form dated March 31, 2022 and other disclosure documents available on the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com. Should one or more of these risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information or statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected.
The forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and Halo does not undertake to update any forward-looking information and/or forward-looking statements that are contained or referenced herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking information and statements attributable to Halo or persons acting on its behalf is expressly qualified in its entirety by this notice.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.