CALGARY, AB, Dec. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Sundial Growers Inc.
(Nasdaq: SNDL) ("Sundial" or the "Company") today announced that
the Company has prepaid $50 million
of the outstanding principal under its senior secured non-revolving
term credit facility (the "Facility") to further improve its
balance sheet. All amounts are denominated in Canadian dollars
unless otherwise noted.
The debt repayment will result in an annualized reduction in
interest costs of $2.5 million.
Sundial's remaining indebtedness consists of $22 million under the Facility and the Company's
current unrestricted cash balance is approximately $39 million.
"The accelerated repayment of a significant portion of our
indebtedness is a further step in advancing our financial
flexibility and reducing our overall cost structure," said
Sundial's Chief Financial Officer, Jim
Keough. "It reflects a substantial turnaround from our
financial position earlier this year. Our current cash position
enables us to focus on a path to positive cash flow from
operations, refining our capital structure and potential future
ABOUT SUNDIAL GROWERS INC.
Sundial is a public company with Common Shares traded on Nasdaq
under the symbol "SNDL".
Sundial is a licensed producer that crafts cannabis using
state-of-the-art indoor facilities. Our 'craft-at-scale' modular
growing approach, award-winning genetics and experienced master
growers set us apart.
Our Canadian operations cultivate small-batch cannabis using an
individualized "room" approach, with 448,000 square feet of total
Sundial's brand portfolio includes Top Leaf,
Sundial Cannabis, Palmetto and
Grasslands. Our consumer-packaged goods
experience enables us to not just grow quality cannabis,
but also to create exceptional consumer and customer
We are proudly Albertan, headquartered in Calgary, AB, with operations in Olds, AB,
and Rocky View County, AB.
Forward-Looking Information Cautionary
This news release includes statements containing certain
"forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable
securities law ("forward-looking statements"), including, but not
limited to, statements regarding the Company's debt position, cash
balance and statements regarding the Company's future strategic
initiatives. Forward-looking statements are frequently
characterized by words such as "plan", "continue", "expect",
"project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate",
"estimate", "likely", "outlook", "forecast", "may",
"will", "potential", "proposed" and other similar words, or
statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur.
These statements are only predictions. Various assumptions were
used in drawing the conclusions or making the projections contained
in the forward-looking statements throughout this news release.
Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates
of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject
to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that
could cause actual events or results to differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. Please see the
risk factors identified in the Company's filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission, including those identified in
the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F, for a
discussion of the material risks that could cause actual results to
differ materially from the forward-looking information. The Company
is under no obligation, and expressly disclaims any intention or
obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable
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