For Canadian Distribution Only
Lexaria Intends to Complete a Convertible Debenture Financing of US$400,000 and an Equity Financing of US$400,000
Kelowna, BC—February 18, 2016 – Lexaria Corp. (LXRP-OTCQB) (LXX-CSE) (the “Company” or “Lexaria”) reports its intention to complete a convertible debenture financing of up to US$400,000 that pays 10% simple interest per annum, with a 4 ½ year term. Investors, at their sole option, will have the right to convert into equity at US$0.12 per share until August 31, 2016; at US$0.15 per share until August 31, 2017; at US$0.20 per share until August 31, 2018; at US$0.25 per share until August 31, 2019; and, at US$0.30 per share until August 31, 2020 (the “Debt Offering”).
The Company also intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing of 5,000,000 equity units priced at US$0.08; each equity unit consisting of one common share of the Company and one non-transferable share purchase warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for a period of eighteen months from the date of issuance, at a purchase price of US$0.15; in order to raise gross proceeds of up to US $400,000 (the “Private Placement”).
All funds raised of up to $800,000 will be used to continue deployment and marketing of hemp based food products, conduct research and development, for G&A and general working capital.
The Company may pay broker commissions of up to 7.0% in cash and 7.0% in broker warrants in connection with the Private Placement. Certain directors, officers and insiders of the Company may participate in the Private Placement.
The securities issued will be subject to a hold period in Canada of four months and one day, or for any resales into the USA under Rule 144, six months and one day. The Private Placement will be subject to normal regulatory approvals.
The securities referred to herein will not be or have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
Lexaria is a food sciences company, with common shares quoted in the USA with symbol LXRP and in Canada with symbol LXX. The company searches for projects that could provide potential above-market returns.
To learn more about Lexaria Corp. visit www.lexariabioscience.com.
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Chairman & CEO
This release includes forward-looking statements. Statements which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. The Company makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, including statements that include words such as “anticipate,” “if,” “believe,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “will,” and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: the intention to raise up to US$1,060,000 for various corporate purposes. Such forward-looking statements are estimates reflecting the Company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. Access to capital, or lack thereof, is a major risk and there is no assurance that the Company will be able to raise required working capital. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the Company include, but are not limited to, government regulation, managing and maintaining growth, the effect of adverse publicity, litigation, competition, the patent application and approval process and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the Company’s public announcements and filings. There is no assurance that the medical marijuana, hemp oil sector, or alternative health businesses will provide any benefit to Lexaria, or that the Company will experience any growth through participation in these sectors. There is no assurance that existing capital is sufficient for the Company’s needs or that it will not need to attempt to raise additional capital. There is no assurance that any planned corporate activity, business venture, or initiative will be pursued, or if pursued, will be successful. There is no assurance that any hemp oil or cannabinoid-based product will promote, assist, or maintain any beneficial human health conditions whatsoever. There is no assurance that the cannabinoid/lipid infusion technology will provide any increase in bioavailability to any individual person. There is no assurance that any patent application in the USA or any other nation or under any treaty will result in the award of an actual patent; nor that an award of any actual patent will protect against challenges from unknown third parties. There is no assurance that any of Lexaria’s postulated uses, benefits, or advantages for the patent-pending technology will in fact be realized in any manner or in any part. No statement herein has been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ViPovaTM products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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