Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ, TSX-V: CRON) (“Cronos Group” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal public offering. A total of 10,420,000 common shares of Cronos Group (the “Shares”) were sold at a price of $9.60 per Share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $100.0 million (the “Offering”).
The Offering was underwritten by a syndicate co-led by GMP Securities L.P. and BMO Capital Markets and including Cormark Securities Inc., Beacon Securities Limited and PI Financial Corp.
The Company intends to use $15.0 million of the net proceeds of the Offering for capital expenditures relating to international operations and capacity expansion, and the remaining net proceeds of the Offering for general working capital purposes, including working capital for the Company’s international operations, and as capital on hand for potential new investment opportunities.
The Shares were offered by the Company pursuant to the Company’s effective registration statement on Form F-10 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and its corresponding Canadian short form prospectus filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces of Canada other than Québec (the “Securities Commissions”). A final short form prospectus was filed with the SEC and the Securities Commissions on March 29, 2018(the “Prospectus”). The Prospectus may be accessed for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at http://www.sec.govor via SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any common shares, nor there be any sale of common shares in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.