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Amundi to become European ETF leader with Lyxor acquisition

Amundi to become European ETF leader with Lyxor acquisition

Amundi is to buy Lyxor’s ETF and actively managed alternative platform from Société Générale for a total cash consideration of EUR825 million, or EUR755 million excluding excess capital, in a move that will result in Amundi becoming the European leader in ETFs with EUR142 billion in assets and a 14 per cent market share in Europe. 

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Medical Cannabis sector comes of age with USD7.2bn acquisition of GW Pharmaceuticals, says CBDX

Medical Cannabis sector comes of age with USD7.2bn acquisition of GW Pharmaceuticals, says CBDX

The decision by traditional pharma company JAZZ Pharmaceuticals to purchase GW Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first FDA approved drug derived from cannabis, is a notable turning point for the medical and wellness cannabis market, according to the Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF (CBDX).