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TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revive Therapeutics Ltd. ("Revive" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: RVV) (OTCQB: RVVTF) is pleased to announce that it has completed the second tranche of the previously announced in the December 7, 2018, January 23, 2019 and February 4, 2019 news releases non-brokered private placement of units of the Company (“Units”), at a price of $0.10 per Unit (the “Offering”). The second tranche of the Offering consisted of the sale of 3,050,000 Units, for the aggregate gross proceeds of both tranches of the Offering of $1,401,000.
Each Unit consists of one common share of Revive (a “Common Share”) and one whole Common Share purchase warrant (each warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.15 per Common Share for 24 months following closing of the Offering. Eligible finders were paid a cash fee of 6% of the gross proceeds from the Units sold with their assistance and were issued Warrants equal to 6% of the number of Units sold with their assistance.
The securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a statutory four month and one day hold period. Revive intends to use the proceeds of the Offering to fund a joint venture between it and Herman Holding Limited (“HHL”), described in greater detail in Company’s February 4, 2019 news release, the subscription for shares of HHL described below and for general working purposes.
In connection with the closing of the second closing of the Offering, the Company has acquired 680,000 common shares of HHL at a price of $0.30 per common share of HHL for gross proceeds of $204,000. The Company now holds 2,500,000 HHL shares or approximately 6.7% of the issued and outstanding HHL shares.
About Herman Holdings Limited
Herman Holdings Limited is an investment company focused on strategically deploying capital into the cannabis sector. HHL invests in businesses that have inherent synergies across the value chain, from genetics and cultivation, extracts and isolates, straight through to marketing, sales and the retail environment. For more information, visit www.HermanHoldings.ca.
About Revive Therapeutics Ltd.
Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: RVV) (OTCQB: RVVTF) (FSE: 31R) is a specialty cannabis company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel cannabinoid-based products. Revive is commercializing patent-protected, best-in-class cannabis-based products with first mover advantage in the multi-billion cannabis and wellness market. The Company’s first product is a proprietary hemp-based cannabidiol (“CBD”) chewing gum, RELICANN™, for the health and wellness and medical cannabis market offering a better alternative over conventional products. The Company’s novel cannabinoid delivery technology is being advanced to fill the unmet medical needs for diseases and disorders such as pain, inflammation, and wound care. Revive’s cannabinoid pharmaceutical portfolio focuses on rare inflammatory and liver diseases, which the FDA granted to the Company orphan drug designation for CBD in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis and in the prevention of ischemia and reperfusion injury resulting from solid organ transplantation, such as liver, kidney, heart and lung transplantation. For more information, visit www.ReviveThera.com.
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