KELOWNA, British Columbia, April 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (OTCQB: LXRP) (CSE: LXX) (the “Company” or “Lexaria”) announces it has closed a tranche of the Equity financing announced on February 18 for gross proceeds of US$60,000.
Each equity unit consists of one common share of the Company and one non-transferable share purchase warrant, each warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for a period of eighteen months from the date of issuance, at a purchase price of US$0.15. A finder’s fee of $700 and broker’s warrants good to buy 8,750 common shares at a price of US$0.15 per share for a period of eighteen months from the date of issuance were issued in relation to this financing.
All issued shares will be subject to a hold period, for any resale into the USA under Rule 144, of six months and one day; and within Canada subject to a hold period of not less than 4 months and a day. Proceeds of the financing will be used for general working capital and for administrative needs. The financing is subject to normal regulatory approvals. The Company expects to close additional finance tranches as needed in the future.
Lexaria also announces it is issuing 210,000 restricted common shares and cash compensation of US$4,000 to the President of the Company for his significant contribution to the December 2015 filing of two utility patent applications on behalf of the Company, as per terms of a previously entered management contract. Lexaria is also issuing 300,000 stock options to Mr Docherty with an exercise price of US$0.11, as per his management contract.
As previously announced, Lexaria caused two new U.S. provisional patent applications to be filed at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in December, 2015. Those patent applications permit for broad application of the Company’s core technology across large product segments and the Company is pleased to recognize the important contributions made by John Docherty, President.
The securities referred to herein will not be or have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
Lexaria Bioscience is a food sciences company, with common shares quoted in the USA with symbol LXRP and in Canada with symbol LXX. The company searches for projects that could provide potential above-market returns.
To learn more about Lexaria Corp. visit www.lexariaenergy.com.
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