UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 13, 2019

THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.
Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Nevada
000-55096
EIN 99-0367049
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)

14646 N. Kierland Blvd., Suite 255
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (480) 656-2423

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

Effective as of March 28, 2019, we issued an aggregate of 303,333 shares of our common stock upon exercise of our common stock purchase warrants with an exercise price of US$0.90 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of US$272,999.70.

203,333 of these shares were issued to non-U.S. persons (as that term is defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) in an offshore transaction relying on Regulation S and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. 100,000 of these shares were issued pursuant to the exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended provided by Section 4(a)(2) and/or Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended to one warrant holder who was an “accredited investor” within the meaning ascribed to that term in Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Effective as of April 12, 2019, we issued an aggregate of 74,000 shares of our common stock upon exercise of our common stock purchase warrants with an exercise price of CAD$2.90 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of CAD$214,600.00.

All of these shares were issued to non-U.S. persons (as that term is defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) in an offshore transaction relying on Regulation S and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Effective as of April 26, 2019, we issued an aggregate of 1,700,000 shares of our common stock upon exercise of our common stock purchase warrants with an exercise price of US$0.60 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of US$1,020,000.00. The closing of the exercise of these warrants occurred on May 7, 2019.

All of these shares were issued to non-U.S. persons (as that term is defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) in an offshore transaction relying on Regulation S and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.

 

/s/ Richard A. Wright  
Richard A. Wright  
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director  
   
May 13, 2019