GreeneStone Signs Non-Binding Letter of Intent for Strategic Financing of Its Mental Health and Addiction Assets

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation (OTCBB:GRST) ("GreeneStone" or the "Company"), a provider of healthcare services including Addiction and Mental Health has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent ("Addiction LOI") to merge the assets of its addiction and mental health business with other addiction and mental health assets for a cash and equity consideration of up to $7.75 million. If the merger is completed, the result will reduce the percentage of ownership the Company has in the assets while eliminating all the company unsecured debt. The merger will not affect the company's plan to acquire the Property announced separately. The Company will lease the Property to the merged entity.

The Company will seek shareholder approval for the merger and approval of the merger will be added to the agenda for the previously announced plan to hold a special meeting of shareholders to approve the Property acquisition. The Company will be seeking pre-approval for the transaction and, if approved, the transaction would be signed and closed simultaneously shortly after receiving the shareholder approval. More details about the proposed transaction will be provided in the notice to shareholders for the special meeting.

Shawn Leon, CEO of the Company said, "This transaction will transform the Company from an under-capitalized early stage operator of health care businesses to a rock solid holder of healthcare assets with the ability to incubate and grow other health care businesses for long term growth and value creation for our shareholders. The Board of Directors are overwhelmingly in support of this transaction."

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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