Mimi’s Rock Corp. Shareholders Approve Acquisition by FitLife Brands
OMAHA, NE, Feb. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FitLife Brands, Inc. (“FitLife” or the “Company”) (OTCPK: FTLF), a provider of innovative and proprietary nutritional supplements for health-conscious consumers, announced that shareholders of Mimi’s Rock Corp. (“Mimi’s Rock” or “MRC”) (TSXV: MIMI, OTCQB: MIMNF) overwhelmingly approved the proposed acquisition of MRC by an affiliate of FitLife at the special meeting of shareholders held earlier today (the “Special Meeting”). The acquisition is being effected through a plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) under the
Business Corporations Act
At the Special Meeting, the special resolution authorizing the Arrangement was approved by: (i) approximately 99.9% of the Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy; and (ii) approximately 99.9% of the minority Shareholders, which excluded the votes of MRC CEO David Kohler, present in person or represented by proxy as determined in accordance with Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Shareholders in Special Transactions. The Shareholders who participated in the vote represented approximately 43.1% and 27.4%, respectively, of all issued and outstanding common shares of MRC entitled to vote on the special resolution authorizing the Arrangement.
Assuming that all approvals are obtained and all conditions precedent are satisfied or waived, FitLife anticipates that closing of the Arrangement will occur on February 28, 2023.
Completion of the Arrangement remains subject to, among other things, satisfaction of all conditions precedent to closing the Arrangement, including the final approval of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List). The hearing for the final order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) to approve the Arrangement is scheduled to take place on February 22, 2023.
FitLife Brands is a developer and marketer of innovative and proprietary nutritional supplements for health-conscious consumers. FitLife markets over 130 different dietary supplements to promote sports nutrition, improved performance, weight loss and general health primarily through domestic and international GNC franchise locations as well as through more than 17,000 additional domestic retail locations and, increasingly, online. FitLife is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. For more information, please visit our website at
About Mimi’s Rock Corp.
Mimi’s Rock Corp. (www.mimisrock.com) is an online dietary supplement and wellness company which markets and sells its products under the Dr. Tobias, All Natural Advice and Maritime Naturals brand names. The Dr. Tobias brand features over 30 products, including the top-selling Dr.
Colon 14-Day Cleanse and the #1 selling Omega 3 Fish Oil on Amazon.com. All Natural Advice and Maritime Naturals products focus on skin and beauty care. Products sold under the All Natural and Maritime Naturals brand names are made in Canada and registered with Health Canada and under the EU Cosmetics Act. All Natural Advice has been featured on BNN as a top selling skincare brand in Canada, and has been rated the #1 Beauty Brand on Amazon Canada for the past four years.
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necessary regulatory approvals may not be obtained; risks that any of the closing conditions to the transaction may not be satisfied in a timely manner; the failure to realize the benefits of the transaction or
strategy; the effect of the announcement of the transaction on the ability of
the Company or Mimi’s Rock
to retain customers and key personnel and to maintain relationships with suppliers, and on their operating results and business generally; and potential litigation in connection with the transaction.
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