MONCTON, NB, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ – Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSXV: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, announced today that it has applied to list its common shares on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”).
In advance of anticipated listing on the NASDAQ, Organigram will file a Form 40-F Registration Statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The listing of the Company’s common shares on the NASDAQ remains subject to the approval of the NASDAQ and the satisfaction of all applicable listing and regulatory requirements. The Company will continue to maintain the listing of its common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “OGI”.
In connection with filing the Form 40-F, the Company has refiled its annual financial statements for the fiscal years ended 2017 and 2018 to include statements in the audit report of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm to clarify that the consolidated financial statements have been filed in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards “as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board”. This change is being made to comply with the requirements of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. No other substantive changes are being made to the consolidated financial statements.
“As a management team we are seeing increased interest from investors in the U.S. and internationally and believe that having a listing on the NASDAQ will facilitate trading,” says Paolo De Luca, Chief Financial Officer of Organigram. “In addition, based on precedents in the cannabis space, we expect trading volumes to increase which should result in increased liquidity for all investors”.
About Organigram Holdings Inc.
Organigram Holdings Inc. is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company whose wholly owned subsidiary, Organigram Inc., is a licensed producer of cannabis and cannabis-derived products in Canada.
Organigram is focused on producing the highest-quality, indoor-grown cannabis for patients and adult recreational consumers in Canada, as well as developing international business partnerships to extend the company’s global footprint. Organigram has also developed a portfolio of legal adult use recreational cannabis brands including The Edison Cannabis Company, Ankr Organics, Trailer Park Buds and Trailblazer. Organigram’s primary facility is located in Moncton, New Brunswick and the Company is regulated by the Cannabis Act and the Cannabis Regulations (Canada).
For further information: For Investor Relations enquiries, please contact: Amy Schwalm, Vice President, Investor Relations, Amy.Schwalm@organigram.ca; For Media enquiries, please contact: Ray Gracewood, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, (506) 645-1653
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