EDMONTON, AB / ACCESSWIRE / July 10, 2019 / Rocky Mountain Liquor Inc. (“Rocky Mountain” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: RUM) announced today that 73297 Newfoundland and Labrador Ltd. (the “Acquiror”), on July 8 and July 9, 2019, a company owned 100% by Peter and Joan Byrne, acquired common shares (the “Common Shares”) of Rocky Mountain through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Transaction”). The Acquiror acquired ownership and control of 9,400,000 Common Shares at a price of $0.02 per Common Share.
Immediately prior to the Transaction, the Acquiror did not own or control any Common Shares of Rocky Mountain. Immediately prior to the Transaction Peter and Joan Byrne and Byrne Alberta Ltd. (the “Joint Actors”) directly and indirectly owned and controlled 27,691,452 Common Shares, representing approximately 11.66% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares as of July 5, 2019 based on 237,449,683 Common Shares issued and outstanding as of such date.
Immediately following the Transaction, the Acquiror and the Joint Actor, together, directly and indirectly owned and controlled 37,091,452 Common Shares, on a fully diluted basis, which represented approximately 15.62% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares as of July 9,2019 based on 237,449,683 Common Shares issued and outstanding as of that date.
Peter Byrne is the Executive Chairman of Rocky Mountain and Joan Byrne is his spouse. Byrne Alberta Ltd. is a corporation registered in Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador, owned 100% by Peter and Joan Byrne. The Acquiror is a corporation registered in Newfoundland and Labrador and is owned 100% by Peter and Joan Byrne.
The Acquiror acquired the securities of Rocky Mountain for investment purposes. Depending on market conditions, the business and performance of the Issuer and other factors, the Acquiror or the Joint Actors may from time to time acquire and/or dispose of securities of Rocky Mountain or continue to hold their current position.
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ABOUT ROCKY MOUNTAIN
Rocky Mountain owns 100% of Andersons Liquor Inc., headquartered in Edmonton Alberta, which now own and operate 29 private liquor stores in that province, up from 18 stores since the Common Shares began trading in December 2008. It is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V:RUM).
This news release contains forward‐looking statements and forward‐looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. These statements relate to future events or future performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward‐looking statements or information. Forward‐looking statements and information are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as “appear”, “seek”, “anticipate”, “plan”, “continue”, “estimate”, “approximate”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “project”, “predict”, “potential”, “targeting”, “intend”, “could”, “might”, “should”, “believe”, “would” and similar expressions.
More particularly and without limitation, this news release contains forward‐looking statements and information concerning the redemption of the Debentures and the timing associated therewith; the aggregate Redemption Amount; the issuance of Common Shares to satisfy the Redemption Price; the receipt of all necessary approvals including the approval of the TSX-V and the timing associated with obtaining such approvals; the closing of the Transaction and the expected timing; the number of Common Shares to be issued in satisfaction of the Redemption Price and the Interest Payment to be paid in cash; the ability to attract future long term investment capital and the timing associated therewith; the availability of post-Transaction strategic alternatives and the ability of the Company to capitalize on such alternatives; the ability to bring value to the Company stakeholders upon completion of the Transaction and the timing associated therewith; the advantages associated with the Transaction and the ability of the Company to achieve and implement such advantages to its benefit and the benefit of its stakeholders; and a share consolidation transaction, the timing associated with such a transaction, delivery of additional information and when such information may be available and if such a transaction would be supported by shareholders of the Company. The forward‐looking statements and information are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by management of the Company, including expectations and assumptions concerning the Transaction and the ability to implement the Transaction; assumptions concerning necessary approvals required by the Company from the TSX-V and the ability to obtain such approvals on the terms anticipated and within the timelines required; overall assumptions concerning the financial markets and commodity markets; and overall business strategy. Although management of the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward looking statements and information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward‐looking statements and information since no assurance can be given that they will prove to be correct.
Forward-looking statements and information are provided for the purpose of providing information about the current expectations and plans of management of the Company relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such statements and information may not be appropriate for other purposes, such as making investment decisions. Since forward‐looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward‐looking statements, timelines and information contained in this news release.
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Peter J. Byrne
SOURCE: Rocky Mountain Liquor Inc.
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