Acreage Holdings Announces Filing of Proxy Statement Related to Amended Arrangement with Canopy Growth

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage” or “the Company”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF) (FSE: 0VZ) is pleased to announce that it: (i) obtained an interim order (the “Interim Order”) of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the “Court”) in connection with its proposed amended arrangement (the “Amended Arrangement”) involving Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) to be implemented under a statutory plan of arrangement pursuant to section 288 of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia); and (ii) filed its proxy statement and management information circular (collectively, the “Circular”) and related materials (the “Meeting Materials”) in respect of the special meeting of Acreage shareholders (the “Shareholders”) to be held on September 16, 2020 (the “Meeting”) to approve the Amended Arrangement and matters related thereto.   
Implementation of the Amended Arrangement is subject to obtaining the final order of the Court, approvals from Shareholders at the Meeting, Canadian Securities Exchange approval, and satisfaction of certain other conditions to implementing the Amended Arrangement as set forth in the proposal agreement dated June 24, 2020 between Acreage and Canopy Growth (the “Proposal Agreement”), a copy of which is available on Acreage’s ‎profile on SEDAR at and has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange ‎Commission (the “SEC”) on the EDGAR website at ‎‎.‎Voting is Fast and Easy
Even if you have never voted before, every vote will count no matter how many shares you own. Shareholders must vote their proxies before 11:00 a.m. (New York time) on September 14, 2020.
For Acreage Shareholders with Questions or Requiring Help Voting:
If you have any questions regarding the submission of your proxy, please contact Odyssey Trust Company, at its North American toll-free number: 1-888-290-1175 or Kingsdale Advisors, the strategic advisor and the proxy solicitation agent for Acreage, by telephone at 1-877-657-5856 toll-free in North America (+1-416-867-2272 collect) or by e-mail at [email protected].
Additional Details
For a more detailed description of the Amended Arrangement and the resolution to be voted upon at the Meeting, Shareholders are urged to review and carefully consider the Circular and Meeting Materials as they contain important information concerning the Amended Arrangement and the rights and entitlements of the Shareholders in relation thereto and consult with their financial, tax, legal and other professional advisors.
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