$GTEC ANNOUNCES INCORPORATION INTO HORIZONS MARIJUANA LIFE SCIENCES INDEX ETF
KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ – GTEC Holdings Ltd. (“GTEC” or the “Company“) (TSXV: GTEC) (OTCPK: GGTTF) is pleased to announce its incorporation into the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSX: HMMJ) (the “ETF“).
HMMJ is the world’s first ETF that offers direct exposure to North American-listed securities that are involved with marijuana bioengineering and production. HMMJ is an index (or passively managed) ETF, which seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the North American Marijuana Index (the “Index“), net of expenses. The Index is designed to provide exposure to the performance of a basket of North American publicly listed life sciences companies with significant business activities in the marijuana industry. The Index selects from a current universe of companies that have operations which may include one or more of biopharmaceuticals, medical manufacturing, distribution, bio-products and other ancillary businesses related to the marijuana industry.
Publicly listed companies must meet certain minimum requirements in order to be eligible for the ETF. These requirements may include (but are not limited to) market capitalization, dollar value of daily liquidity and certain regulatory and licensing requirements.
About Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc.
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is an innovative financial services company and offers one of the largest suites of exchange traded funds in Canada. The Horizons ETFs product family includes a broadly diversified range of solutions for investors of all experience levels to meet their investment objectives in a variety of market conditions. Horizons ETFs have more than $10 billion of assets under management and 83 ETFs listed on major Canadian stock exchanges. Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investments Group.
GTEC was founded in 2017 to capitalize on opportunities in the nascent and rapidly growing legal cannabis industry. GTEC is focused on growing premium quality craft cannabis in purpose-built indoor facilities. The Company also has a number of retail cannabis initiatives in Western Canada. GTEC currently holds a 100% interest in GreenTec Bio-Pharmaceuticals Corp., Tumbleweed Farms Corp., Falcon Ridge Naturals Ltd., Alberta Craft Cannabis Inc., Grey Bruce Farms Inc., Zenalytic Laboratories Ltd. and Spectre Labs Inc. GTEC is a publicly-traded corporation based in Kelowna, British Columbia. The Company’s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and OTC Pink Sheets.
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