Toronto, ON – TheNewswire – May 4 2023 – Hill Street Beverage Company Inc. (TSXV:HILL) (OTC:HSEEF) (“Hill Street” or the “Company“), is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders, held on May 2, 2023 (“AGM”).
Results of the AGM
All resolutions presented to the shareholders were voted overwhelming in favour by shareholders at the AGM.
Each of the director nominees proposed by management for election were elected to the Board of Directors being Craig Binkley, Jack Fraser, Kevin Ruddle, Lori Senecal and Frank Vizcarra.
At the meeting, shareholders also approved resolutions regarding the following matters:
setting the number of directors for the ensuing year at five (5);
re-appointment of MNP LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year and authorizing the directors to determine the auditor’s compensation;
re-approval of the Company’s Stock Option Plan for the ensuing year;
approval of the Company’s amended Restricted Share Unit Plan;
approval of the proposed name change of the Company from Hill Street Beverage Company Inc. to Hill Incorporated”; and
approval for the Board of Directors to proceed with the consolidation of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares on the basis of up to 75 pre-consolidation common shares for each one post-consolidation common share.
The Board of Directors thanks all shareholders for their support of these changes.
The change of the Company’s name to “Hill Incorporated” is still subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and the Company will issue a further press release once the timing of the proposed change is confirmed.
By a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Company passed on May 3, 2023, the directors have authorized the consolidation of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company on a basis of 75 pre-consolidation common shares for each 1 post-consolidation common share (the “Share Consolidation“). The Company intends to implement the Share Consolidation as soon as practicable. The Share Consolidation is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. It is currently expected that the Company’s stock symbol will remain unchanged following the Share Consolidation.
The Board of Directors is proceeding with the Share Consolidation on the basis that it is in the best interests of shareholders as it could lead to increased interest in the Company’s shares by a wider audience of potential investors and may result in an increase in the trading volume and liquidity of its shares.
About Hill Street Beverage Company Inc. (TSXV: HILL)
Hill Street is a progressive innovation company that utilizes new technologies to provide innovative cannabis solutions and non-alcoholic beverage products globally. We are pioneering the space where craft consumer products meet bioscience by leveraging our deep CPG expertise to commercialize leading-edge technologies to craft superior consumer products. We are currently developing the platform for North American distribution around our rights to use Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s ground-breaking DehydraTECH patent portfolio for product development, licensing and B2B sales of cannabis ingredients.
For more information on our business activities visit www.hillincorporated.com or to check out Hill Street’s award-winning alcohol-free wine line-up and order product to be delivered straight to your home go to www.hillstreetbeverages.com
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Matthew Jewell, Chief Executive Officer
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