Lowell Farms Inc. Emerges From Acquisition With an Eye Toward Dominance in California’s Cannabis Industry and Beyond
Formerly Indus Holdings, Inc., cannabis leader completes name change and lays out strategy for future success
SALINAS, Calif., March 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lowell Farms Inc. (the “Company”) (CSE: LOWL; OTCQX: LOWLF), a leading, vertically-integrated, California-focused cannabis company, has completed its previously announced corporate name change following the acquisition by Indus Holdings, Inc. of Lowell Farms. The combined company is now operating under the Lowell Farms Inc. name.
The Company’s Subordinate Voting Shares and Warrants are now trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbols LOWL and LOWL.WT and the Subordinate Voting Shares are now trading on the OTCQX under the ticker symbol LOWLF. No action is required to be taken by existing securityholders of the Company with respect to the name change. Outstanding share and warrant certificates are not affected by the name change and do not need to be exchanged.
“We are hard at work pairing-up the best brand in cannabis with unparalleled production capabilities,” says Lowell Farms Chairman George Allen. “By combining Indus’ infrastructure and capabilities with Lowell’s brand leadership, we are building a business that has no equal in cannabis.”
Adds Lowell Farms Chief Executive Officer Mark Ainsworth: “The integration of Lowell products in our distribution network has already begun to show positive results, and we are scaling operations to meet the demand for our marquee products. We now control our own destiny and look forward to better showcasing the strength of our company in 2021 and beyond.”
ABOUT LOWELL FARMS INC.
Lowell Farms Inc. (CSE:LOWL; OTCQX:LOWLF) is a California-based vertically-integrated cannabis company with advanced production capabilities supporting every step of the supply chain; including cultivation, extraction, manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. Founded in 2014 as Indus Holdings, Inc, Lowell Farms grows artisan craft cannabis with a deep love and respect for the plant and prides itself on using sustainable materials – from seed to sale – to produce an extensive portfolio of award-winning original and licensed brands, including Lowell Herb Co, Cypress Cannabis, MOON, and Kaizen Medicinals, for licensed retailers statewide.
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Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks and other factors may include, but are not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; general capital market conditions and market prices for securities; delay or failure to receive applicable regulatory approvals to effect the acquisition of the remaining target assets and associated matters; operating and development costs; competition; changes in legislation or regulations affecting the Company; the timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; the available funds of the Company and the anticipated use of such funds; unforeseen liabilities in connection with the described acquisition; favorable production levels and outputs; the stability of pricing of cannabis products; the level of demand for cannabis product; the availability of third-party service providers and other inputs for the Company’s operations; lack of qualified, skilled labor or loss of key individuals; and risks and delays resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. A description of additional assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of additional risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Company’s disclosure documents, such as the Company’s annual information form filed on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Readers are further cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are placed will occur. Forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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Released March 5, 2021