As Cannabis Industry Grows, So Do the M & A Numbers
No, this isn’t a technical article about exactly how to better grow marijuana, or a new hydro system. The cannabis industry is proliferating. With legalization in Canada taking full effect on October 15, 2018, as well as extra marijuana legalization measures on ballots across the United States, the stigma on the industry is shrinking, and the industry is growing. A look at the stock prices for Tilray, Canopy, Aurora and others on the Canadian Stock Markets can inform you all you need to recognize these days about the growth and trajectory of the industry.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Obviously, as the industry grows, bigger players in the cannabis market, as well as outsiders, will certainly be coming in to acquire companies throughout the marijuana industry. In recent days, Constellation Brands (the parent Company of Corona and Modelo Beers), obtained a part of Canopy for 5.4 Billion Dollars. Cigarette manufacturers are seeking prospective partners in various markets throughout the USA for acquisition. Nonetheless, there are additionally interior industry mergers occurring as well. Today it was revealed that MedMen has purchased PharmaCann for $682 Million bucks in an all stock offer. (https://mjbizdaily.com/medmen-inks-blockbuster-682-million-stock-deal-to-acquire- medical-cannabis-firm-pharmacann/) PharmaCann was a substantial player out there, possessing provisioning centers, processing facilities as well as grows in numerous States, including Michigan. To date, this is the largest inside the industry merger and also acquisition deal yet. Anticipate this to continue at a fast pace as even more States legalize medical and recreational cannabis.
For the single location provisioning center, this news may not look like much of anything. Nonetheless, every person must focus. As these mergers and also acquisitions proceed, the impact will certainly trickle down to the smaller sized, solitary State or solitary location players. The key to long term survival and also making sure the best opportunity of making money from a future merger or acquisition possibility: become part of a vertical integration chain.
To do that, you need to have the appropriate connections and industry know how to link up with processors, growers, labs and transporters that can interact, with legal guarantees and also obligations. If that interests you, we can assist. Give our office a call
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