Cronos Group Acquires CBD Company


Cronos Group Inc. (CRON) (Canadian cannabis company/including global creation and distribution) published Friday it will obtain four administering subsidiaries.

All in all, the acquisition is for Redwood Holding Group LLC for $300 million in cash and stock.

The Canadian cannabis company may be coming to the U.S CBD market soon

Of the $300 million, $225 million will consist of cash, with the balance to go in newly distributed Cronos stock.

Lord Jones CBD Bath Salts
Lord Jones CBD Bath Salts

This new portfolio asset proposes that Cronos will become the latest partner of the Lord Jones brand of CBD-based beauty lines.

Redwood is a producer and wholesaler of hemp-derived CBD-infused goods for skincare and other divisions for Lord Jones.

The corporation’s merchandise includes pure hemp oil. The oil provides natural phytocannabinoids and terpenes (found in the plants).

The origins of Lord Jones are relatively new (founded in 2017).

Analogous to its vocation, it’s moderately high-end skincare, and wellness commodities are in a vast array of categories including:

  1. Balms
  2. Bath salts
  3. Oils

Presently, Lord Jones produces a list of CBD-infused confections.

Markedly, with a program similar to Flower Co., established shoppers can join the brand’s subscribe-and-save program for deals on merchandise and shipping prices.

The CBD Health Trend

CBD has become the next health fad in the wellness industry. Various business niches such as:

  1. Cosmetics

2. Food

3. Beverage

4. Pharmaceuticals

have ventured into the  CBD (cannabidiol) market.

Numerous are using the product for a range of medical benefits such as pet care.

No surprise that leading cannabis researchers BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research proposes that the combined market for CBD sales in the U.S. will transcend $20 billion by 2024. According to an article published on Forbes.

Nevertheless, the Cronos cash portion will be funded by cash on hand, the company said. Albeit easily achievable for the company, which is notable for having a relatively stable cash position given the struggles marijuana companies have experienced with financing.

By comparison, the end of its most newly reported quarter, Cronos’ cash and short-term expenditures totaled $2.4 billion Canadian, or the U.S $1.8 billion.

In its recent press announcement conveying the acquisition, Cronos said one of its goals with Redwood is “leveraging Cronos Group’s resources.

The leverage will capitalize on the significant demand for skin care and other user goods procured from hemp.

“Leading the industry forward responsibly and being a part of the conversation with industry stakeholders remains a top priority for Cronos Group in this evolving area,” the corporation replied.

Cronos shares increased with the Redwood news

Shares of Cronos traded higher by 4% at $13.25 in Friday’s pre-market session.

Cronos Group Inc. CRON:NASDAQ
Cronos Group Inc. CRON: NASDAQ

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