Xybion Digital Announces Three-Year, US$12.2 Million Credit Facility
VANCOUVER, B.C. and PRINCETON, N.J., August 18, 2022 /ACCESSWIRE/ — Xybion Digital Inc. (XYBN:TSXV) (“Xybion” or the “Company”), a global, low-code SaaS company that enables digital transformation in life sciences and health organizations, the acceleration of new drug development and enables organizations to maintain employee health and safety, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement for a 3-year, US$12.2 million credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) with National Bank of Canada dated effective August 16, 2022. The Credit Facility is undrawn as of today’s date.
“I am pleased to see a large bank like National Bank of Canada offer us a significant credit facility in support of our strategy. This credit facility will be helpful in executing our acquisition and growth strategies,” said Dr. Pradip K. Banerjee, Chairman and CEO of Xybion. “This reinforces our profitable growth strategy that we have been following over the years. I thank National Bank of Canada and especially their Technology and Innovation Banking team for their deep knowledge of our sector and customized solutions,” concluded Dr. Banerjee.
The Credit Agreement provides Xybion with a US$2.0 million revolving credit facility for general corporate purposes (“Facility 1”), a US$10.0 million delayed draw credit facility to finance qualifying future acquisitions (“Facility 2”), and a CDN$200,000 credit card facility for corporate expenses. The Credit Facility is secured by all assets of Xybion and secured and guaranteed by all existing and future subsidiaries of the Company, and contains customary representations, warranties, and covenants. The outstanding principal amount of Facility 1 and Facility 2 shall bear monthly interest at Prime Rate plus 1.00% for Canadian dollar loans and US Base Rate plus 1.00% for US dollar loans.
A copy of the Credit Facility will be made available under Xybion’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Xybion Digital Inc.
Xybion is a global SaaS company that helps enterprise life sciences organizations accelerate new drug development into approved medicines that may save lives and keep employees safe. We digitize drug research and development, laboratory testing, regulatory approvals, and pharmaceutical manufacturing on a single, unified cloud platform that is cost-effective, ready to deploy, and easy to use. Xybion has over 160 clients in 29 countries using its low-code software to accelerate timelines, improve compliance, expand capacity, minimize operating risks, and reduce expenses while keeping employees safe.
Learn more about Xybion at https://www.xybion.com/
For further information: For more information regarding Xybion Digital Inc., please contact Pradip Banerjee, Chief Executive Officer, PBanerjee@xybion.com, 609-512-5790 x122
About National Bank of Canada
With $370 billion in assets as at April 30, 2022, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 28,000 employees in knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities at nbc.ca or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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Certain statements (“forward-looking statements”) in this news release may contain forward-looking information concerning relating to the release of financial results, plans related to the Company’s business and other matters that may occur in the future, made as of the date of this news release, including with respect to Xybion’s acquisition and growth strategies and the benefits of the Credit Facility. In making the forward-looking statements included in this news release, the Company has applied several material assumptions, including that Xybion’s acquisition and growth strategies and the benefits of the Credit Facility will be consistent with management’s expectations. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information available to it, they may prove to be incorrect.
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