TORONTO – November 30, 2021 – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs” or the “Manager”) is pleased to announce today that following a special meeting (the “Meeting”) of shareholders of the Horizons Morningstar Hedge Fund Index ETF (“HHF” or the “Merging ETF”), shareholders approved the merger (the “Merger”) of HHF into the Horizons ReSolve Adaptive Asset Allocation ETF (“HRAA” or the “Continuing ETF”). Each of HHF and HRAA are a seperate corporate class of shares of the Horizons ETF Corp. managed by the Manager.
The approval of the Merger follows the proposal made by the Manager and published in a press release date August 31, 2021 followed by a circular sent to all shareholders of the Merging ETF dated October 29, 2021 both available at www.sedar.com and www.HorizonsETFs.com. The necessary regulatory and Independent Review Committee approvals have also been received.
The Merger is expected to take place on or about December 3, 2021, after the close of business (the “Merger Date”), with units of the Merging ETF being delisted for trading from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) at the close of business on that same date. HHF is not accepting share subscriptions and the last day to submit an HHF share redemption is December 1, 2021.
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