Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSXV:TBP; OTCQB:TBPMF) announced it will complete its acquisition of interests held by André Rancourt, chairman of the board of directors and Guy Chamberland, the chief scientific officer of the company.
As quoted in the press release:
Under the terms of the Purchase Agreement, Tetra will acquire from the Vendors all of the remaining issued and outstanding common shares of Tetra’s subsidiary, Phytopain Pharma Inc. (“PPP“), currently held by the Vendors (representing 20% of the issued and outstanding shares of PPP) for an aggregate purchase price (the “Purchase Price“) of $12,425,089 (the “Transaction“). Upon completion of the Transaction, PPP will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tetra.
“Upon completion, this transaction will be a significant milestone for Tetra Bio-Pharma and all our stakeholders,” said Bernard Fortier, Tetra’s CEO.
“The two selling shareholders – our Chairman and our Chief Scientific Officer – are both committed to the long-term success of Tetra as evidenced by their agreement to accept shares in Tetra in lieu of an all- cash transaction. As well, a percentage of those shares are going to be released once certain key milestones for the company have been reached,” he said.