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Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 30, 2020) - Aion Therapeutic Inc. (CSE: AION) ("Aion Therapeutic" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has entered into a convertible debenture extension and amendment agreement (the "Amending Agreement") dated October 29, 2020 with Quinsam Capital Corporation (the "Lender"). The Amending Agreement amends certain terms of the 10% convertible debenture dated November 1, 2017 in the principal amount of $262,500 and the 10% convertible debenture dated December 10, 2017 in the principal amount of $237,500, in each case, issued by the Company in favour of the Lender (collectively, the "Convertible Debentures").
Under the terms of the Amending Agreement, the Lender has agreed to extend the maturity dates of the Convertible Debentures from November 1, 2020 and December 10, 2020, respectively, until April 30, 2021 (the "Amended Maturity Date"). The Amending Agreement also provides that interest on the principal amount outstanding under the Convertible Debentures will be payable by the Company at the originally stated interest rate of 10% per annum until their respective original maturity dates and, thereafter, at the amended interest rate of 12% per annum until the Amended Maturity Date. In addition, the conversion terms of the Convertible Debentures were amended to provide that the outstanding principal owing under the Convertible Debentures may be converted into common shares of the Company at a price of $0.125 per common share instead of $0.15 per common share. All other terms and conditions of the Convertible Debentures remain unchanged. In consideration for the amendments under the Amending Agreement, the Company agreed to pay to the Lender an extension fee of $20,000.
Pursuant to the terms of the Amending Agreement, the Company has settled in full all interest that is payable on the Convertible Debentures up until the Amended Maturity Date in the aggregate amount of $41,822, and the $20,000 extension fee payable to the Lender through the issuance of 772,775 common shares of the Company to the Lender at a deemed price of $0.08 per common share. The common shares so issued are subject to a hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance and the resale rules of applicable securities legislation.
About Aion Therapeutic Inc.
Aion Therapeutic Inc. (formerly, Osoyoos Cannabis Inc.) has a joint-venture agreement with a private, vertically-integrated licensed producer under the Cannabis Act (Canada) to offer contract tolling extraction services to third-party businesses. Additionally, the Company recently acquired 1196691 B.C. Ltd. d/b/a "PCAI Pharma" (www.pcai.ca) and its wholly-owned subsidiary AI Pharmaceuticals Jamaica Limited, a private corporation incorporated and operating under the laws of Jamaica. The business of AI Pharma involves, research and development, treatment, data mining and state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (machine learning) techniques, focused on the development of combinatorial pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals utilizing compounds from cannabis (cannabinoids), psychedelic mushrooms (psilocybin), fungi (edible mushroom), natural psychedelic formulations (Ayahuasca), and other medicinal plants in a legal environment for this type of discovery. In addition, the Company is creating a strong international intellectual property portfolio related to their discoveries.
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Aion Therapeutic Inc.
Executive Vice Chair & CEO
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