The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TSX:TGOD) announced an agreement to acquire European manufacturer and marketer of premium organic CBD oils, HemPoland.
As quoted in the press release:
This strategic acquisition provides access to HemPoland’s vast distribution network, premium Cannabigold brand, state-of-the-art hemp oil extraction technologies, and provides a strategic pathway into the European market for TGOD’s medical & recreational products and licensing deals.
The financial terms of the transaction are US$7.75 million (CAD$10.2 million) cash and 1,968,323 restricted TGOD shares currently worth US$7.75 million (CAD$10.2 million), which will be escrowed for a term of three years from closing. In addition, there is contingent consideration of up to 3,047,722 shares of TGOD currently worth US$12 million (CAD$15.8 million) based on delivery of US$32 million (CAD$42.1 million) EBITDA in the 2021 fiscal year. TGOD will invest a further US$10.3 million (CAD$13.5 million) in HemPoland to fund product development, R&D, drug development and continue global expansion initiatives.
“HemPoland is a key component to a number of strategic acquisitions and planned partnerships focused on expanding our global distribution network. This acquisition will significantly add to the Company’s top and bottom line,” said Brian Athaide, CEO of TGOD. “Gaining market share with CBD products now, in the EU, with over 700 locations allows TGOD to establish immediate brand awareness across all verticals including infused beverages. This is an accretive acquisition and gateway to Europe’s 750 million people accelerating our plan of becoming the world’s largest organic cannabis brand,” continued Athaide.