Neptune Wellness Solutions, a company that makes fish-oil supplements and cannabinoid oils, will buy Sugarleaf Labs of Conover, North Carolina, for total consideration of up to $34 million in a cash and stock deal.
Here’s how the deal breaks down:
- Neptune will pay $12 million in cash.
- Neptune will pay Sugarleaf an additional $6 million in Neptune shares.
- Neptune could pay an additional $16 million in cash and stock if Sugarleaf meets certain performance goals by 2022.
The deal is Neptune’s first foray into the U.S. market.
“Now is the time to establish a state-of-the-art supply chain in the U.S. marketplace,” Neptune CEO Jim Hamilton said in a statement announcing the deal.