March 28, 2023– Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”), one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and retailers of cannabis products in the U.S., today announced that it has provided notice to extend the maturity of its 13% senior secured notes (the “2023 Notes”) in the amount of $38.2 million, originally due on May 14, 2023, by twelve months.
The 2023 Notes were issued pursuant to the Trust Indenture dated May 14, 2020 between the Company and Odyssey Trust Company, as trustee, as amended and supplemented (the “Indenture”) and were originally scheduled to become due and payable, together with all accrued and unpaid interest thereon, on May 14, 2023 (the “2023 Note Maturity Date”). Under the terms of the Indenture, the Company had the discretion to extend the 2023 Note Maturity Date to May 14, 2024. Other than the change in maturity date, all other terms of the Indenture remain in place, including the Company’s right to redeem the 2023 Notes and the Company’s obligation to make an offer to repurchase all or any part of the 2023 Notes upon a change of control.
“Extending the maturity of our 13% senior secured notes enhances our overall liquidity position, bolstering our balance sheet and providing us the flexibility to execute on our initiatives aimed to enhance cash flow,” said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care. “We look forward to executing on our strategies to grow the business and create shareholder value.”
About Columbia Care
Columbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 16 U.S. jurisdictions. Columbia Care operates 126 facilities including 94 dispensaries and 32 cultivation and manufacturing facilities, including those under development. Columbia Care is one of the original multi-state providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, Hedy, gLeaf, Classix, Press, and Amber. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit www.columbia.care.