Sunniva Inc. Agrees To Sell Its Okanagan Falls Property To CannaPharmaRx for $20 Million

Published: June 13, 2019

Sunniva Inc. and CannaPharmaRx, Inc. have entered into a share purchase agreement dated June 11, 2019, pursuant to which Sunniva has agreed to sell Sunniva Medical Inc. (“SMI”) to CannaPharmaRx in an all-cash transaction for CAD $20 million less certain outstanding liabilities in SMI, including the mortgage on the property. Net proceeds payable to Sunniva are anticipated to be approximately CAD $15.5 million. Closing is anticipated to occur on or around July 5, 2019. Effectiveness of the agreement is subject to certain closing conditions including completion of a financial audit of SMI and receipt of sufficient financing by the Purchaser.

SMI owns the Sunniva Canada Campus, which includes construction assets for a planned 759,000 square foot greenhouse located on an approximately 114-acre property in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia.

“The sale of SMI is in line with our previously announced strategy of evaluating strategic alternatives for our operations in Canada,” said Dr. Anthony Holler, CEO of Sunniva Inc. “Sunniva is focused on the advancement of our California assets and expanding our sales and distribution infrastructure in the state to support our continued growth in this rapidly evolving market. The disposition of the Okanagan Falls property is part of this strategy as we are directing our efforts and capital resources towards the completion of the Cathedral City facility and the ongoing development of our cannabis brands in California.”

Dominic Colvin, the CEO of CannaPharmaRx stated, “We are excited to have reached an agreement to purchase this property from Sunniva. The acquisition and development of the Okanagan Falls property, combined with our Hanover, Ontario property and ownership interest in GN Ventures Ltd., sets the stage for the next step in CannaPharmaRx’s growth strategy to become a significant player in the Canadian cannabis industry while continuing to strive to maximize shareholder value.”