KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – The Valens Firm Inc. (TSX: VLNS) (NASDAQ: VLNS) (“The Valens Firm” or “Valens“), a number one producer of hashish merchandise, is happy to announce right this moment that the Ontario Superior Courtroom of Justice (Business Checklist) has granted a remaining order approving the beforehand introduced plan of association (the “Association“) with SNDL Inc. (“SNDL“) underneath Part 192 of the Canada Enterprise Firms Act in accordance with the phrases of the association settlement between Valens and SNDL dated August 22, 2022.

Beneath the phrases of the Association, Valens’ shareholders will obtain, for every widespread share of Valens (every, a “Valens Share“), 0.3334 of a standard share of SNDL (the “Provide Alternate Ratio“). Based mostly on the closing worth of the SNDL shares on the Nasdaq Capital Market (the “Nasdaq“) as at August 19, 2022, the consideration represents an implied worth of $1.26 per Valens Share (the “Implied Provide Worth“), for whole consideration of roughly $138 million.

Completion of the Association stays topic to sure different customary closing circumstances as additional described within the Association Settlement, and, topic to the satisfaction or waiver of such closing circumstances, the Association is predicted to be accomplished throughout January 2023.

The Association Settlement, together with additional data on the circumstances precedent to completion of the Association, is described within the administration data round and proxy assertion of Valens dated October 24, 2022, which has been filed on SEDAR at and EDGAR at and is obtainable on Valens’ web site at

About The Valens Firm

The Valens Firm is a number one hashish client merchandise firm, with vital experience in manufacturing cannabinoid-based merchandise and a mission to convey the advantages of hashish to the world. Valens offers proprietary hashish processing providers and best-in-class product growth, manufacturing, and commercialization of hashish client packaged items. Valens’ high-quality merchandise are formulated for the leisure, well being and wellness, and medical client segments and are provided throughout all hashish product classes, with a give attention to high quality and product innovation. Valens additionally manufactures, distributes, and sells a variety of CBD merchandise in america via its subsidiary Inexperienced Roads, and distributes medicinal hashish merchandise to worldwide markets via its subsidiary Valens Australia. In partnership with model homes, client packaged items firms and licensed hashish producers across the globe, Valens continues to develop its various product portfolio in alignment with evolving hashish client preferences. By way of Valens Labs, Valens is setting the usual in hashish testing and analysis and growth with Canada’s solely ISO17025 accredited analytical providers lab, named The Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based mostly Science by companion and scientific world chief Thermo Fisher Scientific. Uncover extra on The Valens Firm at


SNDL is a public firm whose shares are traded on the Nasdaq underneath the image “SNDL.” SNDL is the biggest personal sector liquor and hashish retailer in Canada with retail banners that embody Ace Liquor, Wine and Past, Liquor Depot, Worth Buds, and Spiritleaf. SNDL is a licensed hashish producer that makes use of state-of-the-art indoor services to provide wholesale and retail prospects underneath a hashish model portfolio that features High Leaf, Sundial Hashish, Palmetto, Spiritleaf Selects, and Grasslands. SNDL’s funding portfolio seeks to deploy strategic capital via direct and oblique investments and partnerships all through the worldwide hashish business. For extra data on SNDL, please go to 

Discover relating to Ahead Trying Statements

All data included on this press launch, together with any data as to the long run monetary or working efficiency and different statements of The Valens Firm that specific administration’s expectations or estimates of future efficiency, apart from statements of historic truth, represent forward-looking data or forward-looking statements inside the that means of relevant securities legal guidelines and are based mostly on expectations, estimates and projections as of the date hereof. Ahead-looking statements are included for the aim of offering details about administration’s present expectations and plans regarding the long run. Wherever attainable, phrases equivalent to “plans”, “expects”, “scheduled”, “traits”, “forecasts”, “future”, “indications”, “potential”, “estimates”, “predicts”, “anticipate”, “to ascertain”, “imagine”, “intend”, “means to”, or statements that sure actions, occasions or outcomes “could”, “ought to”, “might”, “would”, “may”, “will”, or are “seemingly” to be taken, happen or be achieved, or the unfavourable of those phrases or different variations thereof, have been used to establish such forward-looking data. Particular forward-looking statements embody, with out limitation, statements relating to the anticipated timing for completion of the proposed plan of association involving The Valens Firm and SNDL.

The dangers and uncertainties which will have an effect on forward-looking statements embody, amongst others, if and when the proposed plan of association involving The Valens Firm and SNDL. can be accomplished, the shortcoming to fulfill Nasdaq’s requirement to take care of a minimal bid worth for the Valens Shares of at the least US$1 for 10 consecutive enterprise days through the relevant remedy interval or to adjust to Nasdaq’s different itemizing requirements inside the prescribed time interval, which might outcome within the delisting of the widespread shares from Nasdaq, Canadian regulatory danger, Australian regulatory danger, U.S. regulatory danger, U.S. border crossing and journey bans, the uncertainties, results of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, reliance on licenses, enlargement of services, competitors, dependence on provide of hashish and reliance on different key inputs, dependence on senior administration and key personnel, common enterprise danger and legal responsibility, regulation of the hashish business, change in legal guidelines, laws and pointers, compliance with legal guidelines, restricted working historical past, vulnerability to rising vitality prices, unfavourable publicity or client notion, product legal responsibility, dangers associated to mental property, product recollects, difficulties with forecasts, administration of progress and litigation, lots of that are past the management of The Valens Firm. For a extra complete dialogue of the dangers confronted by The Valens Firm, and which can trigger the precise monetary outcomes, efficiency or achievements of The Valens Firm to be materially completely different from estimated future outcomes, efficiency or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking data or forward-looking statements, please discuss with The Valens Firm’s newest Annual Info Kind filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at or on The Valens Firm’s web site at The dangers described in such Annual Info Kind are hereby integrated by reference herein. Though the forward-looking statements contained herein replicate administration’s present beliefs and affordable assumptions based mostly upon data obtainable to administration as of the date hereof, The Valens Firm can’t be sure that precise outcomes can be in step with such forward-looking data. The Valens Firm cautions you to not place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. The Valens Firm disclaims any intention or obligation to replace or revise any forward-looking statements whether or not on account of new data, future occasions or in any other case, besides as required by relevant regulation. Nothing herein needs to be construed as both a suggestion to promote or a solicitation to purchase or promote securities of The Valens Firm.

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