TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Airlines of Canada“or the”Company) The new all-Canadian leisure airline is pleased to announce that it has closed its announced loan transaction and received gross proceeds of $1,000,000 (the “the”Ready”) of Roosheila Group Inc. (the “Lender”). The lender is a holding company of Reg Christian, the company’s Canadian director and travel industry veteran. The terms of the loan are disclosed in the Company’s press release dated August 22, 2022. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the loan for general corporate purposes and working capital.
The Lender is a subsidiary of a director of the Company (Reg Christian). The participation of the Lender in the Loan is considered as a transaction between related parties within the meaning of the Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of holders of minority securities in special transactions (“MI 61-101”). The related party transaction is exempt from minority approval, information circular and formal valuation requirements pursuant to the exemptions contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a) of Regulation 61- 101, since neither the fair market value of the consideration to be issued in connection with the transaction nor the consideration to be paid by insiders will exceed 25% of the market capitalization of the Company. The Company will not file a material change report related to this financing more than 21 days before the scheduled closing of the loan, as required by NI 61-101 since the details of the Company’s related party participation have not been settled. just prior to closing and the Company wanted to close on an accelerated basis for valid business reasons. The securities that will be acquired by related parties will be acquired pursuant to an exemption from the prospectus requirement provided for in section 2.24 of Regulation 45-106.
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Canada Jetlines is a leisure-focused airline that will use a growing fleet of Airbus 320 aircraft to provide Canadians with valuable vacation choices and convenient travel options. Canada Jetlines will deliver exciting vacation packages to iconic Canadian destinations and beyond through strong partnerships with airports, CVBs, tourism entities, hotels, hotel brands and attractions. With an expected growth of 15 aircraft by 2025, Canada Jetlines aims to deliver the best in operating economics, customer comfort and electric flight technology, delivering a customer-centric experience from the first point of contact. To learn more, please visit www.jetlines.com and follow all social media platforms for news and updates.
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