VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SBM) (OTCQX: SRBCF) (FRANKFURT: ZSB), (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a business consulting agreement (the "Agreement") with PRC Partners Ltd. of Hong Kong ("PRC"), for a six month term commencing July 15, 2014.
As compensation for the services to be provided, PRC will receive a total of 1,500,000 common shares of the Company, in tranches of 250,000 common shares each, on a monthly basis starting August 15, 2014. PRC will also receive stock options in the Company, under the Company's stock option plan, entitling it to purchase 500,000 common shares at a price of $0.15 per share and 500,000 common shares at a price of $0.20 per share expiring 60 days after the Agreement is terminated.
Services to be provided by PRC include consultation, advice, and the arrangement of strategic relationships with other companies and the acquisition of projects, access to capital markets in Europe, and similar activities designed to further the business and development of the Company.
The Agreement and all securities proposed to be issued thereunder are subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About PRC Partners
PRC Partners is a Hong Kong-based corporate development consulting firm owned Frank Haentjes. Mr. Haentjes is a native of Cologne, Germany, raised and educated in Brazil, Germany and the United States. He has been living and working in China for much of the last decade, successfully assisting Canadian public companies in tapping investment funds from State-owned Enterprises and high-net-worth individuals.
PRC Partners has a self-professed focus on the discovery of undervalued and promising growth companies, and serves these companies by increasing visibility and accessing capital through an experienced network of investors.
Due to the increasing demand from his investors, Mr. Haentjes has taken a strong interest in technology as well as in biotech/healthcare deals that are either public or about to go public. He has extensive relationships in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He will be providing the services on behalf of PRC Partners.
About Sirona Biochem
Sirona Biochem is a cosmetic ingredient and drug discovery company with a proprietary technology platform developed at its laboratory facility in France. The company specializes in the stabilization of carbohydrate molecules, with the goal of improving compounds' efficacy and safety. Sirona Biochem's compounds are patented as new chemical entities for maximum commercial protection and revenue potential. Newly developed compounds are licensed to leading companies around the world in return for licensing and milestone fees and ongoing royalty payments. TFChem, Sirona Biochem's wholly-owned French laboratory is a recipient of multiple French national scientific awards and a European Union and French government grant. For more information visit www.sironabiochem.com.
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