Emerald Health Therapeutics Announces Completion of Accordion Provision of Pure Sunfarms’ Credit Facility
Expanded facility provides additional financial resources and flexibility as Pure Sunfarms continues to build on its success to date as a leading Canadian cannabis producer and brand
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (“Emerald”) (TSXV: EMH; OTCQX: EMHTF) today announced that its joint venture for large-scale, low-cost, high-quality cannabis production, Pure Sunfarms, has further expanded its credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) with the lending syndicate led by Bank of Montreal and including Farm Credit Canada (“FCC”) and the addition of CIBC to its full $59 million capacity with the completion of the Credit Facility’s accordion feature. The Credit Facility now consists of a $15.0 million revolving operating loan and a $25.0 million term loan (the “New Term Loan”), in addition to its existing $19.0 million loan (the “Existing Loan”). The New Term Loan is specifically designated for the 1.1 million square foot Delta 2 greenhouse while the Existing Term Loan is specifically designated for the 1.1 million square foot Delta 3 greenhouse facility. (All figures are in Canadian dollars.) Each of the components of the Credit Facility, including the Existing Term Loan, mature on February 7, 2022.
“We are pleased to see the completion of this credit facility by top-tier Canadian commercial lenders, which today is a relatively unique accomplishment in the cannabis space,” said Riaz Bandali, CEO, Emerald Health Therapeutics. “This facility provides Pure Sunfarms with significant access to capital to continue building on its business successes.”
About Emerald Health Therapeutics
Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to creating new consumer experiences with distinct recreational, medical and wellness-oriented cannabis and non-cannabis products, with an emphasis on life science-based innovation and production excellence. Emerald’s three distinct operating assets are designed to uniquely serve the Canadian marketplace and international opportunities. These assets, all in full production, include: its Metro Vancouver, BC-based greenhouse operation (78,000 square feet) capable of producing organic-certified product; Verdélite, its premium craft cannabis production indoor facility in St. Eustache, Québec (88,000 square feet); and Pure Sunfarms, its 41.3%-owned joint venture in Delta, BC, producing affordably priced quality products (1.1 M square feet). Its Emerald Naturals subsidiary has launched a new natural wellness product category with its non-cannabis endocannabinoid-supporting product line and is expanding distribution across Canada.
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