Home Consortium (ASX:HMC) announced that it has agreed to acquire 3 Woolworths anchored convenience-based neighbourhood centres for total consideration of $127.8 million from Woolworths Group. It would also acquire Aurrum Erina residential aged care property for A$32.59 million and Parafield Retail Complex for A$25.5 million.
In order to fund the acquisition, the company is undertaking A$140 million fully underwritten institutional placement at an issue price of $2.88 per share. It would further undertake a non-underwritten security purchase plan to qualified securityholders in Australia and New Zealand to raise up to A$30 million.
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Find out the drivers for the rise in cannabis stock rates Even though the cannabis sector is in its growing phase, Australian cannabis stocks have already started to rise actively due to a hastily increasing patient base, and a legislative landscape that is gradually beginning to liberalise.
Outreach and future of cannabis stocks As countries liberalise regulation for medical and recreational use of cannabis, it is predicted that the industry would grow sharply in upcoming years The global cannabis market stands currently at around $8 billion and it is expected that the hemp derived CBD market to hit approximately $22 billion by 2022.
Key Players in the sector Althea Group Holdings Limited (ASX: AGH) and Cann Group Limited (ASX: CAN) are amongst the top players. Other Australia cannabis market players are- MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: MXC), Elixinol Global Limited (ASX: EXL), THC Global Group Limited (ASX: THC), AusCann Group Holdings Limited (ASX: AC8)