Lifestyle-oriented cannabis company Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) this morning announced that it has reached an agreement with Aphria Inc. (TSX: APHA) (NYSE: APHA) to shorten the expiry time for acceptance of its formal offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Aphria from 5:00 p.m. ET on May 9, 2019, to 5:00 p.m. ET on April 25, 2019. Green Growth Brands also announced its entry into an agreement to repurchase 27,300,000 of its common shares, held by GA Opportunities Corp., for aggregate consideration of C$89 million. “We are pleased to be buying back 27,300,000 shares owned by GA Opportunities significantly below the market price and the expected sale of our toehold position of 3 million shares of Aphria, all of which will benefit our shareholders,” Peter Horvath, CEO of GGB, stated in the news release. “We are bringing our offer to an end on good terms with Aphria and are excited to turn our focus to our CBD personal care and retail cannabis businesses.”
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About Green Growth Brands
Green Growth Brands expects to dominate the cannabis and CBD market with a portfolio of emotion-driven brands that people love. Led by Peter Horvath, the GGB team is full of retail and consumer packaged goods experts with decades of experience building successful brands. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.GreenGrowthBrands.com
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