SMITHS FALLS, ON, Dec. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED.TO - News) (NYSE:CGC - News) (the "Company") announced today the final results of its tender offer (the "Convertible Notes Tender Offer") pursuant to which each holder (each, a "Holder") of the Company's 4.25% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023 (the "Notes") issued pursuant to the Indenture, dated as of June 20, 2018, among the Company, GLAS Trust Company LLC, as U.S. trustee, and Computershare Trust Company of Canada, as Canadian trustee (the "Indenture"), had the right (the "Fundamental Change Repurchase Right") to require the Company to repurchase all of such Holder's Notes, or any portion thereof that is a multiple of C$1,000 principal amount, on December 5, 2018. The Fundamental Change Repurchase Right expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 4, 2018 and was not extended.
In addition, the period (the "Make-Whole Fundamental Change Period") during which each Holder had the right to convert such Holder's Notes pursuant to the occurrence of a make-whole fundamental change, as provided in the Indenture, expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 4, 2018, and the period (the "Conversion Period") during which each Holder had right to convert such Holder's Notes expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 5, 2018.
The Company has been advised by GLAS Trust Company LLC, the paying agent and conversion agent for the Notes, that no Notes were validly surrendered for purchase pursuant to the Fundamental Change Repurchase Right. Further, no Notes were validly surrendered for conversion during the Make-Whole Fundamental Change Period or the Conversion Period.
Accordingly, as of December 5, 2018, C$600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes remain outstanding.
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About Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis and hemp company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties in dried, oil and Softgel capsule forms. From product and process innovation to market execution, Canopy Growth is driven by a passion for leadership and a commitment to building a world-class cannabis company one product, site and country at a time. The Company has operations in 12 countries across five continents. The Company is proudly dedicated to educating healthcare practitioners, conducting robust clinical research, and furthering the public's understanding of cannabis, and through its partly owned subsidiary, Canopy Health Innovations, has devoted millions of dollars toward cutting edge, commercializable research and IP development. Through partly owned subsidiary Canopy Rivers Corporation, the Company is providing resources and investment to new market entrants and building a portfolio of stable investments in the sector. From our historic public listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange to our continued international expansion, pride in advancing shareholder value through leadership is engrained in all we do at Canopy Growth. Canopy Growth has established partnerships with leading sector names including cannabis icon Snoop Dogg, breeding legends DNA Genetics and Green House seeds, and Fortune 500 alcohol leader Constellation Brands, to name but a few. Canopy Growth operates ten licensed cannabis production sites with over 4.3 million square feet of production capacity, including over 500,000 square feet of GMP certified production space. For more information visit www.canopygrowth.com.
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