Oligo Cap Intro Lunch – Horizons ETFs Special Event, Oct 7th, Geneva

By September 27, 2019 Uncategorized

Horizons ETFs Special Event: an introduction to cannabis investing

Join Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs for a one-of-a-kind introduction to the world of cannabis investing.

7th October 2019, Hotel Metropole
Quai Général-Guisan 34, Genève


  • Apéritif served at 11:30 AM.
  • Lunch served at 12:00 PM.
  • Kick-off at 12:15 PM
In 2017, Horizons ETFs made international headlines for launching the world’s first marijuana ETF. The next year, Canada became the world’s first G20 country to fully legalize cannabis.

Today, Horizons ETFs continues to expand on their leadership in the cannabis investing space with the world’s largest suite of marijuana ETFs, including the first passive U.S.-focused marijuana ETF. Horizons ETFs’ President and CEO Steve Hawkins will share what you need to know about today’s cannabis investing landscape,  how you can potentially manage the risk/profit balance and what’s on the horizon for the emerging sector.


This presentation will cover:

  • Current market opportunities and potential growth
  • Global legalization scenarios
  • The differences between medical and recreational marijuana
  • The Canadian Advantage: Canada’s legalization experience so far
  • The Sleeping Giant: The U.S. cannabis market
  • What companies are leading the way right now
  • The hemp and CBD opportunity
  • And much more!

Register now

About Steve Hawkins – President and CEO, Horizons ETFs

Steve Hawkins is the President and CEO of Horizons ETFs and is responsible for the day-to-day business and affairs of the firm. With more than 25 years of experience in the investment industry, Mr. Hawkins has been with Horizons ETFs or its predecessors and affiliates since 2007. Mr. Hawkins is in part responsible for the proliferation of ETFs in Canada and has brought many first-of-their-kind ETFs to market. He spearheaded the launch of the world’s first marijuana ETF, the world’s first global equity ETF driven by artificial intelligence and Canada’s first robotics and automation ETF. As an innovative ETF thought leader and highly regarded ETF and capital markets expert, he is frequently quoted in the news media, appears regularly on business news and was recognized as CEO of the Year at the 2018 Wealth Professional Awards. Mr. Hawkins studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of Toronto and holds a Derivative Market Specialist (DMS) designation.

About Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc.

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is an innovative financial services company and offers one of the largest suites of exchange traded funds in Canada. The Horizons ETFs product family includes a broadly diversified range of solutions for investors of all experience levels to meet their investment objectives in a variety of market conditions. Horizons ETFs has more than $10 billion of assets under management and 90 ETFs listed on major Canadian stock exchanges.

Lunch will be served during the presentations. The number of available places being limited, a reply to confirm your attendance is appreciated to events@oligofunds.ch or +41 21 311 17 77

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