Flower-Side Chats Part 10: What’s Next for Audacious

In this article, Aaron Green interviews Marc Lakmaaker, SVP of Capital Markets at Audacious (formerly Australis), to learn more about their unique business strategy.

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A Q&A with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund to learn more about value-add lending and to get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry. While most cannabis private equity lenders focus on real estate acquisition and refinancing, Pelorus has leveraged its experience in more than 5,000 transactions of varying size and complexity to offer value-add loans, a rarity in the industry.

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A Q&A with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital to learn more about his investment philosophy and get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry.

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Cannabis Revival and Year of the SPAC’s: What’s To Be Expected the Rest of 2021?

The rise of the SPAC-era and Canadian entry into the U.S. market will cause asset increases, but it is only the second chapter in the market expansion of cannabis.

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Q&A with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments, Inc. to learn more about the how he got involved with the MSO, the company’s strategy and how C21 delivers competitive advantage in today’s market.

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Cannabis M&A in the Post-COVID Era

Prospects for the New Year are expected to continue the explosive year-end trend with a backlog of nearly $2 billion in deals heading into 2021. Growth is expected to be led by multi-state operators who have achieved scale, cleaned up their balance sheets and stockpiled dry powder for roll-up acquisitions.

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