48North Cannabis Corp. Announces Q3 Results

2.7 min readPublished On: June 1st, 2021By

TORONTO–48North Cannabis Corp. (TSXV: NRTH), a brand-led, vertically integrated Licensed Producer focused on manufacturing a portfolio of cannabis products available across the country, has released its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2021.

Financial and Operating Highlights for Fiscal Q3 2021

  • On May 17, 2021, the Company and Hexo Corp.  entered into a definitive arrangement agreement whereby Hexo will acquire all of 48North’s issued and outstanding common shares in an all-share transaction valued at approximately $50 million on an enterprise value basis.
  • Quarterly revenue of $5.2 million, representing a 94 per cent year-over-year increase over third quarter 2020 revenues of $2.6 million.
  • Adjusted EBITDA1 loss for the quarter was $7.7 million compared to a loss of $6 million in Q3 2020.
  • Closed on April 16, 2021 an overnight marketed public offering for total gross proceeds of approximately $5.4 million.
  • The Company launched seven new SKUs during the quarter and the SKUs have experienced high-demand from both retailers and consumers.
  • Ceased operations at its “Good:Farm” outdoor cultivation facility. 1 Adjusted EBITDA is a Non-IFRS financial measures. Refer to the Non-IFRS Measures section in the MD&A for the definition.

“Our strategy of putting consumers first, working hand in glove with wholesalers and retailers to commercialize our products, and investing in a leading supply chain means 48North is in a strong position for the future” said Charles Vennat, CEO of 48North. “The combination with Hexo should deliver meaningful synergies that are beneficial to our shareholders, customers, partners, and stakeholders.”

Selected Financial Information

All amounts are expressed in thousands of Canadian dollars unless where indicated

3-months ended March 31, 2021

9-months ended March 31, 2021

Revenue

5,193

19,613

Loss

(13,446)

(24,463)

Basic and diluted (loss) earnings per share – cents

(0.067)

(0.130)

Total assets

49,880

49,880

Total liabilities

20,311

20,311

Cash and cash equivalents

1,441

1,441

 

DISCLAIMER & READER ADVISORY

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Certain statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words “could,” “intend,” “expect,” “believe,” “will,” “projected,” “estimated” and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on the parties’ current beliefs or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future results may differ materially. Please refer to the Company’s SEDAR filings for further details concerning the risks associated with the Company’s business. The forward-looking information contained in this release is made as of the date hereof and the parties are not obligated to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Because of the risks, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any forward-looking information contained herein. Public health crises, including the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, could have significant economic and geopolitical impacts that may adversely affect the Company’s business, financial condition and/or results of operations.

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