DENVER – Schwazze, (OTCQX: SHWZ) (“Schwazze” or the “Company”), announced that it has signed definitive documents to acquire all the assets of Urban Health & Wellness, Inc. (“Urban”). The proposed transaction includes the adult use Urban Dispensary, located at West 38th Avenue and Clay Street, in Denver’s vibrant Highlands neighborhood as well as a 7,200 square foot indoor cultivation facility (2,700 square feet of canopy) located in Denver, Colorado. This purchase continues Schwazze’s aggressive expansion in Colorado and upon close will bring the Company’s total number of Colorado dispensaries to 23 and grow facilities to four.
The consideration for the proposed acquisition is US$3.2 million and will be paid as $1.3M cash and $1.9M stock at closing. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022 after the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division and local licensing approval.
“We look forward to the addition of the Urban group, including the strategically located Urban Dispensary and its Denver grow facility to our expanding pipeline of assets in Colorado. Delivering our brands and our excellent customer service into new neighborhoods is a Schwazze hallmark as we continue to go deep in the state. We also look forward to welcoming the Urban team to our growing Schwazze family,” said Nirup Krishnamurthy, Schwazze’s COO.
Since April 2020, Schwazze has acquired or announced the planned acquisition of 33 cannabis dispensaries as well as seven cultivation facilities and two manufacturing assets in Colorado and New Mexico. In May 2021, Schwazze announced its BioSciences division and in August 2021 it commenced home delivery services in Colorado.
Schwazze (OTCQX: SHWZ) is building a premier vertically integrated regional cannabis company with assets in Colorado and New Mexico and will continue to take its operating system to other states where it can develop a differentiated regional leadership position. Schwazze is the parent company of a portfolio of leading cannabis businesses and brands spanning seed to sale. The Company is committed to unlocking the full potential of the cannabis plant to improve the human condition. Schwazze is anchored by a high- performance culture that combines customer-centric thinking and data science to test, measure, and drive decisions and outcomes. The Company’s leadership team has deep expertise in retailing, wholesaling, and building consumer brands at Fortune 500 companies as well as in the cannabis sector. Schwazze is passionate about making a difference in our communities, promoting diversity and inclusion, and doing our part to incorporate climate-conscious best practices. Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. was Schwazze’s former operating trade name. The corporate entity continues to be named Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. Schwazze derives its name from the pruning technique of a cannabis plant to enhance plant structure and promote healthy growth.