TerraVest Industries Inc. Announces Results of Substantial Issuer Bid

VEGREVILLE, AB, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ – TerraVest Industries Inc. (“TerraVest” or the “Company“) (TSX: TVK) today announced the results of its substantial issuer bid dated March 19, 2018 (the “Offer“) to purchase for cancellation up to 1,000,000 of its outstanding common shares (the “Shares“) at a purchase price of $10.00 per Share, as well as to purchase for cancellation up to $2,000,000.00 aggregate principal amount of the issued and outstanding 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due June 20, 2020 (the “Debentures“) at a purchase price of $1,212.12 per $1,000.00 principal amount of Debentures (or such greater amount of Shares and Debentures that the Company determines it will take up and pay for).

The Offer expired at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto Time) on April 26, 2018. Based on the final report provided by the depositary for the Offer, a total of 1,361,536 Shares and $3,378,000 principal amount of Debentures have been deposited at the expiration of the Offer. As the Offer was oversubscribed, TerraVest intends to take up, on a prorated basis, 1,100,000 Shares and $2,000,000.00 principal amount of Debentures deposited pursuant to the Offer in accordance with applicable securities laws and as set forth in the Offer documents. Shareholders will have approximately 80.8% of their deposited Shares purchased by TerraVest and Debentureholders will have approximately 59.2% of their deposited Debentures purchased by TerraVest.

Subject to pro-ration to avoid purchases of fractional Shares and Debentures in principal amounts of less than $1,000, the total purchase price for the Shares deposited under the Offer will be approximately $11,000,000.00 and $2,424,240.00 for the Debentures deposited under the Offer, and will be funded with cash on hand. Payment for the Shares and Debentures deposited and accepted for purchase will be made as soon as practicable in accordance with the Offer.

Following the purchase and cancellation of the 1,100,000 Shares and $2,000,000.00 principal amount of Debentures deposited under the Offer, subject to pro-ration to avoid purchases of fractional Shares and Debentures in principal amounts of less than $1,000, TerraVest will have approximately 17,159,534 Shares and $19,594,000.00 aggregate principal amount of Debentures outstanding.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain or refer to certain forward-looking statements relating, but not limited to, TerraVest’s expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs with respect to TerraVest. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or equivalents or variations, including negative variations, of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results, “may”, “could”, “would”, “should”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding: the Company’s intention to commence the Offer; the expected terms and conditions of the Offer; the completion of the Offer; and a liquid market existing following completion of the Offer.

Forward-looking statements rely on certain underlying assumptions that, if not realized, can result in such forward-looking statements not being achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of TerraVest to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties include, among others, the Company’s investment strategy, legal and regulatory risks, general market risk, potential lack of diversification in the Company’s investments and interest rates and foreign currency fluctuations. Although TerraVest has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results or cause actions, events or results not to be estimated or intended, there can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Other than as required by applicable Canadian securities laws, TerraVest does not update or revise any such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this document or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

SOURCE TerraVest Industries Inc.

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For further information: Dustin Haw, TerraVest Industries Inc., Chief Executive Officer, (416) 855-1928, dhaw@terravestindustries.com

CO: TerraVest Industries Inc.

CNW 08:41e 01-MAY-18