Indiva Reports Record Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Benefits

LONDON, Ontario, Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Indiva Restricted (the “Enterprise” or “Indiva”) (TSXV:NDVA) (OTCQX:NDVAF), a major Canadian producer of cannabis edibles and other cannabis goods, is pleased to announce its economic and operating outcomes for second quarter fiscal 2020 ended June 30, 2020. All figures are reported in Canadian dollars ($), unless otherwise indicated. Indiva’s economic statements are ready in accordance with International Economic Reporting Requirements (“IFRS”). For a far more complete overview of the corporate and economic highlights presented in this press release, please refer to Indiva’s Management’s Discussion and Evaluation of Economic Situation and Benefits of Operations for the 3 and Six Months Ended June 30, 2020, and the Company’s Condensed Consolidated Interim Economic Statements for the 3 and Six Months Ended June 30, 2020 and 2019, which are filed on SEDAR and out there on the Company’s internet site, www.indiva.com.

“We are pleased to report robust sequential and year-more than-year income development, and enhanced and constructive profit margin in the second quarter of 2020,” mentioned Niel Marotta, President and Chief Executive Officer of Indiva. “We added provincial agreements with Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Yukon Territory, expanding Indiva’s distribution network to eight provinces and a single territory. This quarter also saw the launch of our INDIVA&#x2122 CBD Softgels, as effectively as Bhang® CBD-Dominant Milk Chocolate. Bhang® goods continue to be best-promoting edibles and higher-velocity SKUs across Canada. We also secured far more than $1.1 million of initial buy orders to date for Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies, which are set to be out there in retailers across the nation in September. With various best-tier goods each in the industry and on their way, we are hunting forward to capitalizing on our good results and earning far more consumers’ loyalty by continuing to give the highest excellent cannabis goods to Canadians.”

HIGHLIGHTS

Quarterly Functionality

  • Gross income in Q2 2020 was $two,826,487 representing a 24.eight% sequential boost from Q1 2020, and a 1273.7% boost year-more than-year from Q2 2019.
  • Net income in Q2 2020 was $two,559,704 representing a 27.1% sequential boost from Q1 2020, and a 1375.three% boost year-more than-year from Q2 2019 driven mostly by sales of Cannabis two. goods.
  • The Enterprise realized $128,900 in tolling income attributable to processing and service arrangements.
  • Gross margin prior to fair worth adjustments was $21,478 versus a loss of $(342,531) in Q1 2020, due to expense savings and efficiencies from capital investments. Adjusted gross margin would have been $119,873 pro-forma to reflect the new royalty agreement with Bhang®.
  • Operating expenditures decreased by 30.9% versus Q2 2019 and declined 11% sequentially versus Q1 2020 to $1.six million, mostly due to enhanced expense manage and capitalization of expenses connected to production.
  • Bhang® Chocolate sales totaled $1,540,720, net of excise taxes in the quarter.
  • Bhang® Chocolate remained the best-promoting chocolate in most important markets.
  • At the moment, Indiva has distribution agreements in spot with eight provinces and a single territory.

Events Subsequent to Quarter Finish

  • Far more than $1.1 million of initial buy orders had been secured for Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies.
  • Industrial production of Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies started, with deliveries of the very first 3 SKUs to provincial wholesalers anticipated in early September. The initial launch will include things like Mango Sativa, Watermelon Hybrid, and Strawberry Lemonade 1:1 flavours.
  • Indiva secured an agreement with CannMart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Namaste Technologies Inc., which will see INDIVA&#x2122 CBD Softgels and INDIVA&#x2122 Indica Capsules out there on CannMart’s B2C distribution channel for their healthcare shoppers by the finish of August, with Bhang® Chocolate and Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies to adhere to later in the year.
  • Indiva entered into an amended license agreement with Bhang®, providing the Enterprise the exclusive ideal to manufacture and sell Bhang® THC-infused chocolate goods in Canada, and the non-exclusive ideal to export these goods internationally.
  • Indiva created its very first shipments of Artisan Batch premium cannabis to provincial wholesalers.
  • The Enterprise identified upwards of $1 million of annual expense savings and efficiencies which will start to positively influence economic outcomes as early as Q3 2020.
  • On July 29, 2020, Indiva announced the extension of the maturity of its senior debt to October 31, 2021.
  • On August ten, 2020, Indiva announced completion of its equity financing, closing on a final tranche of $four.17 million for a total of $five.18 million.
  • Functioning capital has substantially enhanced as a outcome of the extension of the senior debt and completion of the equity financing.

Enterprise Updates and Outlook

Good quality Initial: Indiva started shipments of craft cannabis below the Artisan Batch brand. The cannabis is sourced via the Company’s partnership with BC Craft Provide Co. Ltd. (“BC Craft”) (CSE: CRFT), locating craft and micro-cultivation gardens which pride themselves on the excellent, potency and terpene profile of their strains. Indiva intends to adhere to up this launch with additional higher-potency flower SKUs to be sold nationally below the INDIVA&#x2122 brand, representing the finest of Canadian cannabis.

Sweet, Salty, and Sour: Indiva is set to release Ruby® Cannabis Sugar and Sapphire&#x2122 Cannabis Salt as early as Q4 2020, adding to its industry-major portfolio of edibles. Ruby® and Sapphire&#x2122 use Crystal Fusion Technologies&#x2122, which mechanically fuses cannabinoids inside the crystal structures of sugar and salt. Indiva also intends to introduce Jewels sweet-and-sour candies. Jewels combine Ruby® Cannabis Sugar with true fruit to build a delightful candy. In addition, Indiva will be delivering additional Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies SKUs, which are vegan and gluten-absolutely free. Wana&#x2122 gummies lead the United States edibles industry in dollars sold. These new goods will assistance position Indiva as a single of Canada’s most revolutionary cannabis firms.

Huge Bhang: Bhang® Chocolate remains the leader in the edibles category in various provinces, and the release of Bhang® Caramel Dark Chocolate THC/CBD 1:1 will assistance hold this position in the industry. Indiva’s method to companion with trusted and confirmed brands is backed up by Bhang®’s industry-major efficiency.

On a Roll: Indiva completed installation of an automated pre-roll line at its production facility in London. This addition will permit the Enterprise to boost output of Indiva’s pre-rolls and introduce extra SKUs, as effectively as strengthen efficiency and profitability.

OPERATING AND Economic Benefits FOR THE 3 MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2020

Summary Economic Information

three months ended June 30, 2020 six months ended June 30, 2020
(in thousands of $, except per share figures) 2020 2019 2020 2019
Gross income two,826.four 205.eight five,091.three 492.four
Net income two,559.7 173.five four,573. 414.9
Net loss and complete loss (two,528.7 ) (two,302.five ) (four,966.eight ) (five,931. )
Adjusted EBITDA1 (1,247.eight ) (1,804.9 ) (two,911.five ) (four,859.four )
Net loss per share – fundamental and diluted (.03 ) (.03 ) (.06 ) (.07 )
Complete loss per share – fundamental and diluted (.03 ) (.03 ) (.06 ) (.07 )

1 The Enterprise calculates Adjusted EBITDA as a sum of net income, other revenue, expense of inventory sold, production salaries and wages, production supplies and expense, common and administrative expense, and sales and marketing and advertising expense, as determined by management. Adjusted license charge eliminates 50% of the charge which is equivalent to the Company’s share of the joint venture business to which the license charge is paid. Adjusted EBITDA is supplied to help readers in figuring out the capacity of the Enterprise to create money from operations and to cover economic charges.

Operating Expenditures

three months ended March 31, 2020 six months ended June 30, 2020
(in thousands of $) 2020 2019 2020 2019
Basic and administrative 1,178.9 1,437.three two,666.two three,815.9
Marketing and advertising and sales 229.9 413.eight 510.1 925.eight
Analysis and improvement 1.1 49.three two.9 94.7
Share-primarily based compensation 115.five 228.four 111.six 367.
Depreciation of home, plant and gear 61.four 161.7 88.eight 290.four
Amortization of intangible assets .1 7.six .two 19.five
Total operating expenditures 1,586.9 two,298.1 three,379.9 five,513.three

Quarterly Benefits

(in thousands of $, except per share figures) Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2019 Q3 2019 Q2 2019
Net income two,559.7 two,013.three 323.five 185.five 173.five
Complete net loss (two,528.7 ) (two,438.1 ) (two,840.two ) (two,626.7 ) (two,302.five )
Standard and diluted loss per share (.03 ) (.03 ) (.04 ) (.03 ) (.03 )

COVID-19
Government and private entities are nevertheless assessing the present and future effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indiva has continued to operate with enhanced well being and security protocols in spot to guard its workers. The Enterprise continues to assess the consumer, provide chain, and staffing implications of COVID-19 and is committed to generating continuous adjustments to lessen disruption and influence. Indiva will stay proactive in its response to the pandemic and compliant with any and all provincial and/or federal policy enacted to guard Canadians.

ABOUT INDIVA

Indiva sets the regular for excellent and innovation in cannabis. As a Canadian licensed producer, Indiva creates premium pre-rolls, flower, capsules, and edible goods and delivers production and manufacturing solutions to peer entities. In Canada, Indiva produces and distributes the award-winning Bhang® Chocolate, Wana&#x2122 Sour Gummies, Ruby® Cannabis Sugar, Sapphire&#x2122 Cannabis Salt, Artisan Batch, and other Powered by INDIVA&#x2122 goods via license agreements, partnerships, and joint ventures. Click right here to connect with Indiva on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, and right here to obtain far more data on the Enterprise and its goods.

CONTACTS
MEDIA Speak to
Meagan Kelly, Marketing and advertising and Communications Specialist
Telephone: 613-979-6347
E-mail: [email protected]

INVESTOR Speak to
Anthony Simone
Telephone: 416-881-5154
E-mail: [email protected]

Steve Low
Telephone: 647-620-5101
E-mail: [email protected]

DISCLAIMER AND READER ADVISORY

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Solutions Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has in any way passed upon the merits of the contents of this press release and neither of the foregoing entities accepts duty for the adequacy or accuracy of this release or has in any way authorized or disapproved of the contents of this press release.

Specific statements contained in this press release constitute forward-hunting data. These statements relate to future events or future efficiency. The use of any of the words “could”, “intend”, “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “projected”, “estimated” and comparable expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical information are intended to determine forward-hunting data and are primarily based on the parties’ present belief or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future outcomes may possibly differ materially. In specific, this release includes forward-hunting data relating to the Company’s future operations, future solution offerings and compliance with applicable regulations. Numerous assumptions or components are generally applied in drawing conclusions or generating the forecasts or projections set out in forward-hunting data. These assumptions and components are primarily based on data presently out there to the parties. The material components and assumptions include things like the parties becoming in a position to sustain the required regulatory and other third parties’ approvals and licensing and other dangers connected with regulated entities in the cannabis business. The forward-hunting data contained in this release is created as of the date hereof and the parties are not obligated to update or revise any forward-hunting data, irrespective of whether as a outcome of new data, future events or otherwise, except as needed by applicable securities laws. Mainly because of the dangers, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors must not spot undue reliance on forward hunting data. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any forward-hunting data contained herein.

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