January 14, 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia: NatureBank Asset Management Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V: COO, Frankfurt:9EA) has received Exchange approval for the repricing of a total of 1,200,000 stock options held by insiders of the Company (the “Insider Options”). The Insider Options were originally priced at between $0.15 and $0.21 per share. The new exercise price is $0.10 per share. Disinterested shareholder approval of the repricing was received at the Company’s Annual General Meeting on October 6, 2015 and the amendment agreements with insiders holding the Insider Options were dated December 8, 2015. Shareholder approval had been sought for repricing of up to 1,350,000 options however, due to changes in the management and board of the Company, only 1,200,000 were repriced.
The repricing of the Insider Options follows the repricing of a total of 2,275,000 stock options held by non-insiders of the Company (the “Non-Insider Options”) under the terms of amendment agreements dated December 8, 2015. The new exercise price of the Non-Insider Options is $0.10. The Company had originally planned to reprice 2,575,000 Non-Insider Options but, due to changes in personnel at the Company, this number changed.
The repricing of the Insider Options and the Non-Insider Options is effective as of today’s date with the approval of the repricing being obtained by resolution of the Board of Directors of the Company. No exercise of either Insider or Non-Insider Options has yet occurred.
James Tansey, Ph.D.
President and CEO
NatureBank Asset Management Inc.
About NatureBank Asset Management Inc.
NatureBank is an internationally diversified carbon management and agroforestry solutions company. With offices in Vancouver, British Columbia and Portland Oregon, Bonn Germany and satellite offices in Panama and Vietnam, its team of industry leaders specialize in the origination, development and commercialization of high-quality agroforestry and carbon offset projects, in addition to offering a comprehensive suite of sustainability consultancy services. Through NatureBank advisory services group Offsetters and German based CO2OL, the company helps organizations understand, reduce and offset their climate impact. NatureBank has worked with over 200 leading business organizations including Aimia, Vancity, lululemon athletica, Catalyst Paper, Harbour Air, HSE – Entega, and Shell Canada Limited. NatureBank is publicly listed company on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V:COO) and in Frankfurt:9EA. For more information, please visit us at www.NatureBank.com.
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