Parkit to Acquire $90.3MM Portfolio of 10 Industrial Assets in Winnipeg and Saskatchewan
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2023) - Parkit Enterprise Inc. (TSXV: PKT) ("Parkit"), has entered into an asset purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement"), with two private entities (collectively, the "Vendor"), pursuant to which Parkit has agreed to purchase a portfolio of 10 industrial properties located in Winnipeg and Saskatchewan (the "Portfolio"), for an aggregate purchase price of $90,250,000, subject to customary adjustments (the "Acquisition"). The Vendor is not a related party to Parkit and the Acquisition constitutes an Arm's Length Transaction for the purposes of the TSX Venture Exchange policies.
Purchase Price and Payment
The purchase price for the Acquisition is $90,250,000, subject to adjustments. The purchase price will be satisfied with a mortgage and funds on hand. Depending on the satisfaction of certain closing conditions, closing is expected to occur in Q1 of 2023.
Iqbal Khan, CEO of Parkit, states, "These acquisitions provide significant in-place cash flows, strong potential rental growth and the opportunity to expand into new key industrial markets that we have identified as very stable with excellent upside."
Conditions Precedent to the Acquisition
The obligations of Parkit and the Vendor to complete the Acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
About Parkit Enterprise Inc.
Parkit is an industrial real estate platform focused on the acquisition, growth and management of strategically located industrial properties across key markets in Canada, to complement its parking assets across the United States. Parkit's Common Shares are listed on TSX-V (Symbol: PKT).
For more information, please contact Mr. Carey Chow, Mr. Iqbal Khan or Mr. Steven Scott:
Contact Number: 1-888-627-9881
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Forward-Looking Information: This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein is forward-looking information. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking information in relation to: statements regarding the proposed Acquisition, including the closing and the timing thereof, the method of payment for the proposed Acquisition, and the satisfaction of conditions in relation to the proposed Acquisition; the potential effect on Parkit of the completion of the proposed Acquisition including its effect on cash flows, rental growth and the expansion into new industrial markets and the potential of those markets; and Parkit's business strategy regarding the acquisition, growth and management of strategically located industrial properties across key markets in Canada. This forward-looking information reflects Parkit's current beliefs and is based on information currently available to Parkit and on assumptions Parkit believes are reasonable. These assumptions include, but are not limited to: the satisfactory fulfilment of all of the conditions precedent to the proposed Acquisition; the receipt of all required approvals for the proposed Acquisition; market acceptance of the proposed Acquisition; the receipt of, and accuracy of the value of, appraisals received for the proposed Acquisition; the level of activity in the industrial real estate business and the economy generally; consumer interest in Parkit's services and products; and Parkit's continued response and ability to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic being consistent with, or better than, its ability and response to date. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in or implied by such forward-looking information. These risks, uncertainties, and factors may include, but are not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; general capital market conditions and market prices for securities; delay or failure to receive board of directors, third party or regulatory approvals; the actual results of Parkit's future operations; competition; changes in legislation, including environmental legislation, affecting Parkit; the timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; conclusions of economic evaluations and appraisals; lack of qualified, skilled labour or loss of key individuals; risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic including various recommendations, orders and measures of governmental authorities to try to limit the pandemic, including travel restrictions, border closures, non-essential business closures, service disruptions, quarantines, self-isolations, shelters-in-place, social distancing and mandatory vaccination policies, disruptions to markets, economic activity, financing, supply chains and sales channels, and a deterioration of general economic conditions including a possible national or global recession; and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have on Parkit which may include: a short-term delay in payments from customers, an increase in accounts receivable and an increase of losses on accounts receivable; decreased demand for the services that Parkit offers; and a deterioration of financial markets that could limit Parkit's ability to obtain external financing. A description of additional risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in Parkit's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Although Parkit has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risks, uncertainties and factors is not exhaustive. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Readers are further cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are placed will occur. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. Forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking information contained in this news release represents the expectations of Parkit as of the date of this news release and, accordingly, is subject to change after such date. However, Parkit expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable securities law.
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