Christopher S Harrison unpicks the myriad laws and regulations that impact British investments into overseas cannabis businesses, and sets out why investors are in a legal grey area when they engage in this burgeoning global market.
The crop chemicals company had been reluctant to enter the cannabis market without relevant expertise, says chief executive Han Chen.
Managing partner Codie Sanchez says LPs in the firm’s second vehicle include managers from large private equity and venture capital firms committing their own capital.
The US-focused company has an option to increase its share to 51% in the Irish firm as it positions itself for growth in European markets.
The global beer giant and the cannabis company are looking into non-alcoholic drinks containing THC and CBD through the tie-up, which is limited to Canada.
The IPO will help allay fears among private equity and institutional investors that the lack of legal consensus on cannabis creates financial risk, president George Allen tells Agri Investor.
The US firm has decided to back a company closer to direct cannabis flower production than any of its previous investments. Managing director Michael Gruber tells us why.
The rapper's cannabis-focused venture capital firm is looking for 10x returns with its debut fund. Managing partner Karan Wadhera talks strategy.
Thomas Mazarakis tells Agri Investor that changes in public opinion and cannabis investments by multinationals have helped remove the stigma deterring financial professionals.
While Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made it hard for marijuana businesses to bank their growing piles of cash, dealmaking continues apace.