Tilray Acquires Majority Position in Amended MedMen Convertible Notes


Investment Provides Tilray a Potential Accelerated Path into U.S. Cannabis Market Upon Federal Legalization Amendment and Extension of Convertible Notes Enables MedMen to Reshape Balance Sheet and Further Accelerate its Growth Trajectory Tilray and MedMen CEOs to Host a Conference Call and Webcast at 5:00 PM Eastern Time NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray, Inc. (“Tilray”) (Nasdaq l TSX: TLRY), a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company, and MedMen Enterprises Inc. (“MedMen”) (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF), a premier American cannabis retailer, today announced that Tilray has acquired the majority of the outstanding senior secured convertible notes (the “Notes”) of MedMen that were originally held by certain funds affiliated with Gotham Green Partners, LLC and other funds (collectively, “GGP”). The acquisition provides Tilray with a path, subject to necessary regulatory approvals, to obtain a significant equity position in MedMen through conversion of the Notes and exercise of associated warrants (the “Warrants”) following U.S. cannabis legalization (or Tilray’s waiver of such condition).In connection with the sale of the Notes, MedMen and GGP amended the restrictive covenants and extended the debt maturity to 2028 to provide MedMen the flexibility to execute on its growth priorities and explore additional strategic opportunities. In addition, MedMen separately announced today a significant equity investment from a private placement of MedMen Shares (as defined below) and warrants to a group of investors. MedMen is a leading cannabis retail brand in the U.S., holding 21 licenses and 25 retail locations across key urban centers, including the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, and Las Vegas, and a significant position in California, the world’s largest market. Prior to U.S. federal legalization of cannabis, and subject to compliance with applicable laws and stock exchange rules, MedMen will actively explore opportunities to expand MedMen’s footprint across international markets. Irwin D.…

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