pecial Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have been gaining popularity as an investment vehicle in the cannabis sector but have still been flying somewhat under the radar. Last year saw several deals close on the NASDAQ and the NEO exchange in Canada, with others currently pending. Viridian Capital Advisors and IC3 are delighted to welcome a panel of expert sponsors to discuss how a SPAC is structured, what its typical life cycle is, how it can benefit the acquired company and why it is an attractive investment vehicle in current market conditions.
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Confirmed speakers include:
Scott Greiper, President, Viridian Capital Advisors
Ruth Epstein, CFO, Tuscan Holdings
Jamie Mendola, Head of Strategy and M&A, Mercer Park LP
Brian Kabot, CIO, Stable Road Capital
NOTE: No securities will be offered during this event.
About Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC
Viridian Capital Advisors (www.viridianca.com) was founded in New York City in 2014 as one of the first financial and strategic advisory firms dedicated to the legal cannabis and hemp markets. We are a data- and market intelligence-driven firm that provides capital, M&A, corporate development, and investor relations services to emerging growth companies and qualified investors in the cannabis sector. Our banking practice, through broker-dealer Bradley Woods & Co. Ltd. (Member FINRA/SIPC), provides capital and M&A services to fund the growth of our clients, while our advisory practice helps to position and build their businesses. Our team’s decades of high level operating and transactional experience on Wall Street across a variety of emerging sectors, allows Viridian to provide comprehensive strategic and financial solutions that assist cannabis enterprises and investors in realizing their full potential.
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*Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. The Federal Government does not recognize marijuana to have any medicinal values. Marijuana cultivation, possession, consumption, sales, and distribution are illegal under federal laws and also certain state laws. Please note that there are differences in marijuana laws from one state, county, or city to another.