May 13, 2022
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Universal Ibogaine Retains Shayne Nyquvest As Capital Markets Advisor

Calgary, AB – April 29, 2022 – Universal Ibogaine Inc. (TSXV:IBO, OTCQB:IBOGF and FSE:JC4) (“UI” or the “Company”) a life sciences company with a mission to develop and deliver medicalized ibogaine-centered addiction care, advises that it has retained Mr. Shayne Nyquvest in a consulting role as Capital Markets Advisor.

Mr. Nyquvest has extensive capital markets experience, with over 40 years involvement in aiding companies strategic fund-raising activities, in the mining, cannabis and other emerging industries.  He served as the former Executive Vice-President of investment banking firm Mackie Research Capital (where he worked from June 2015 to July 2018) and a was founding member of Canaccord Genuity Group, where he worked as a Senior Investment Advisor from 1993 to 2013. 

Mr. Nyquvest cofounded UI in early 2018, after personally seeing the transformational effects and potential of ibogaine, and was involved in UI’s early stage development until mid-2021.  His vision has been to see this innovative, plant-based treatment adopted by the mainstream medical community as a solution to helping break the opioid epidemic and other addictions.

Nick Karos, UI CEO noted “we are pleased to have Shayne re-engaged in our strategic, business development goals.  He has an extensive network in the investment community, and was instrumental in UI’s early stage financing and research activities.  We continue to advance our planned Health Canada clinical trials application for the use of ibogaine in opioid use disorder, and expect to provide additional updates on this in the near future.”

About Universal Ibogaine Inc.

UI is a life sciences company, with a mission to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of its ibogaine based drug detox protocol through a planned Canadian Clinical Trial (focused on opioid use disorder), and ultimately to utilize that protocol around the globe through planned future licensing agreements.  UI is concurrently developing a state of the art holistic addiction treatment protocol at its Kelburn Recovery Centre that, when paired with the planned ibogaine detox protocol, is intended to revolutionize the way we treat addiction and drastically improve the lives of individuals and families affected by addiction. 

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For further information:

Investor Relations: Dugan Selkirk, IR Manager

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