SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 4, 2021
IANTHUS CAPITAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Name of registrant in its charter)
|British Columbia, Canada||000-56228||98-1360810|
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420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 414
New York, NY 10170
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 4, 2021, iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release with respect to a corporate update and the recent regulatory approval by the state of Florida Department of Health.
As disclosed, the Company was granted a further two-month extension by the BC Registrar of Companies to hold to the Company’s Annual General Meeting for the year 2020 from October 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The Company was previously granted a two month extension from June 30, 2021 to October 31, 2021.
Further, as previously disclosed, the Company is awaiting approval by state-level regulators in Florida, Massachusetts, New York and Maryland for certain of the transactions contemplated by the Company’s contemplated recapitalization transaction to be implemented by way of a court-approved plan of arrangement as set forth in the Restructuring Support Agreement by and among the Company, its subsidiaries, the holders of the Company’s 13% senior secured convertible debentures and a majority of the holders of the Company’s 8% convertible unsecured debentures, dated July 10, 2020, as amended on June 15, 2021 (the “Recapitalization Transaction”). On October 29, 2021 the Florida Department of Health (Office of Medical Marijuana Use) notified the Company of its action to approve the change of ownership transactions contemplated by the Recapitalization Transaction.
The Company is still awaiting regulatory approvals in Massachusetts, New York and Maryland.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and the information contained therein is incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated November 4, 2021|
|104||Inline XBRL for the cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|IANTHUS CAPITAL HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Date: November 5, 2021||By:||/s/ Randy Maslow|
Interim Chief Executive Officer