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Namaste Technologies Inc. ("Namaste" or the "Company") (CSE:N)(FRANKFURT:M5BQ) is pleased to announce the closing of its non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $3,000,000. In addition, the Company is pleased to announce the bridge note to the private placement has been converted to equity increasing the cash proceeds available to the Company.
Further to the Company's press releases on October 5, 2016 and October 12, 2016, the Company has completed its non-brokered private placement of 25,000,000 units (the "Units") of the Company for gross proceeds of $3,000,000 (the "Offering"). The Offering was completed at a price of $0.12 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a "Common Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"), with each full Warrant being exercisable for one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.20 per Common Share for a period of 24 months from the date of closing.
The proceeds from the offering will be utilized to fund cash closing costs associated with the wind down and integration of the URT1 acquisition, increases in stock needed to support the expected sales increase as a result of the URT1 acquisition and general working capital. The acquisition of URT1 is anticipated to close in the coming days. The Company will also pay finders' fees of 7% cash and 7% broker's warrants to select eligible parties.
Further to the Company's press release dated September 7, 2016, the Company has received election from its arm's length bridge note lender (the "Lender") to convert the total $400,000 principal amount into common shares of the Company at a price of $0.15 per common share in lieu of repayment. As a result, the Company will issue the Lender a total of 2,666,666 common shares and have increased cash proceeds available to the Company.
Sean Dollinger, President and CEO of Namaste, comments: "I am proud to say we now move forward fully capitalized to execute our acquisition of URT1 and business plan. I would like to thank investors for their overwhelming support for our placement."
About Namaste Technologies Inc.
Namaste Technologies Inc. is an emerging leader in vaporizer and accessories space. Namaste has 26 ecommerce retail stores in 20 countries, offers the largest range of brand name vaporizers products on the market and is actively manufacturing and launching multiple unique proprietary products for retail and wholesale distribution. The Company is currently focused on expanding its product offering, acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and entering new markets globally.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Sean Dollinger, Chief Executive Officer
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