TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation (OTCBB:GRST) ("GreeneStone" or "GRST"), a provider of healthcare services, including Addiction and Mental Health services, entered into an agreement with Jaintheelal Parekh Medicine Professional Corporation ("Jaintheelal") for the sale of GreeneStone's Endoscopy subsidiary, 1816191 Ontario Ltd. ("1816") for a sum of C$1,250,000.00. The sale is expected to close on October 15, 2014.
Jaintheelal is owned by Dr. Jay Parekh, GreeneStone's Medical director in charge of Endoscopy. The sale price of C$1,250,000.00 includes the assumption by Jaintheelal of debt in the same amount as the sale price, as owed by 1816 to GreeneStone. At closing, Jaintheelal will be permitted to offset the assumed debt by up to $650,000 through the cancellation of three million shares of GRST common stock (valued at approximately C$250,000) and the cancellation of related party debt owed by 1816 to Jaintheelal and/or Jay Parekh (valued at approximately C$400,000). The remainder of the assumed debt will be repaid by 1816 to GreeneStone pursuant to a six-month, interest-bearing note.
GreeneStone 's main corporate office is located in the space currently leased by 1816. GreeneStone will sub-lease this office space from 1816 for a period of six months following the closing.
Shawn Leon, GreeneStone's President and CEO, commented, "We are pleased that we could get this sale agreement signed and we expect to get the closing wrapped-up quickly as we continue to focus on expanding our Addiction and Mental Health businesses. This sale is another step in our plan to improve our financial position."
About GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation
GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation (OTCBB:GRST) operates medical and healthcare clinics in Ontario, Canada. GreeneStone's clinics serve to add overflow capacity to an increasingly stretched provincial healthcare system, and provide private alternatives to publicly available healthcare services. Its four medical clinics (three in Toronto, along with a facility in Muskoka, Ontario) offer various medical services, including addiction treatment, endoscopy, minor cosmetic procedures, and executive health care services. The Company currently has more than 60 employees and is based in North York, Ontario. For more information you can visit our website at www.greenestone.net.
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