On May 1,2020, by Order (the “Appointing Receiver Order”) of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) (the “Court”), A. Farber & Partners Inc. (“Farber”) was appointed as receiver and manager (the “Receiver”), pursuant to section 243(1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3, as amended (the “BIA”) and section 101 of the Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43, as amended, without security, of certain of the assets, undertakings and properties of Pure Global Cannabis Inc., Puresinse Inc., 237A Advance Inc., 237B Advance Inc., SPRQ Health Group and The Great Canadian Hemp Company, Ltd. (defined as the “Debtors” or “Pure Global Group”) acquired for, or used in relation to a business carried on by the Debtors, including all proceeds thereof, but not the Excluded Assets or Excluded Undertakings (collectively, the “Property”).
On March 19, 2020 the Pure Global Group sought and obtained an Order from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) granting relief under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”). Ernst & Young Inc. was appointed as Monitor of the Debtors during these CCAA proceedings (“EY” or the “Monitor”).
The CCAA process is continuing at this time. Pursuant to the Amended and Restated Initial Order in the CCAA Proceeding dated April 3, 2020, Pure Global was required to arrange for the orderly, expeditious and lawful disposition or destruction of its cannabis or cannabis products in compliance with applicable law. That process is to continue and the CCAA Proceeding remains in place until further Order of the Court. The Pure Global Group CCAA case web site can be viewed at: https://documentcentre.eycan.com/Pages/Main.aspx?SID=2489
The Appointing Receivership Order attached below.
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- Monitor’s Motion Record re Approval of Activities, dated April 23, 2020
- Responding Motion Record of MMCAP International Inc., dated April 23, 2020
- Affidavit of Christel Paul, dated April 23, 2020
- Summary of Arguments of the Objecting Secured Creditors, dated April 23, 2020
- Motion Record re Increase in DIP Facility and Stay Extension, dated April 21, 2020