October 23, 2023 | News release
PHOENIX, Ariz., October 23, 2023 – 4Front Ventures Corp. (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF) (“4Front” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator and retailer, today announced that in connection with its US$10 million senior secured credit facility agreement (the “Credit Facility”) previously reported on October 16th, the Company intends to enter into a restricted stock unit agreement (an “RSU Agreement”) with ALT Debt II, LP, an affiliate of Altmore Capital (the “Lender”), to issue a total of 15,900,000 Restricted Share Units (”RSUs”) to the Lender. Each RSU will settle into one Class A subordinate voting share (each a “Share”) of the Company upon the earliest of certain specified conditions (the “Distribution Event”), each as more fully described in the RSU Agreement. The issue price of the RSUs will be equal to CAD$0.31 per RSU. If at the time of the Distribution Event, the number of Shares underlying the RSUs is less than 2.12% of the fully diluted Shares (calculated in accordance with the terms of the RSU Agreement) of the Company, an additional number of RSUs will be issuable to the Lender by the Company with respect to the deficiency, each issuable at the closing market price on the Canadian Securities Exchange on the trading day prior to issuance.
The Company has also announced a restructuring of the convertible promissory note previously entered into with Navy Capital Green Fund, LP, Navy Capital Green Co-Invest Fund, LLC, and HI 4Front, LLC, on October 6, 2021. Under the new terms, payment obligations will be deferred from October 6, 2023, to October 6, 2024; the interest rate has been revised from 6% to 10% calculated on a simple interest per annum basis and the conversion price has been adjusted from US$1.03 to US$0.23 per Class A subordinate voting share.
About 4Front Ventures Corp.
4Front is a national, vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator that owns or manages operations and facilities in strategic medical and adult-use cannabis markets, including California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Washington. Since its founding in 2011, 4Front has built a strong reputation for its high standards and low-cost cultivation and production methodologies earned through a track record of success in facility design, cultivation, genetics, growing processes, manufacturing, purchasing, distribution, and retail. To date, 4Front has successfully brought to market more than 20 different cannabis brands and over 1800 products, which are strategically distributed through its fully owned and operated Mission dispensaries and retail outlets in its core markets. As the Company continues to drive value for its shareholders, its team is applying its decade of expertise in the sector across the cannabis industry value chain and ecosystem. For more information, visit https://4frontventures.com/.
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Chief Investment Officer
602 633 3067
Courtney Van Alstyne
647 548 9032
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