Cannabis Investing Trends 2022

<p>The volume of cannabis capital raised in the first two weeks of 2022 has been significantly lower than in any comparable period going back to 2018.</p> <p></p> <p>The average deal size was $7.0 million vs. $70.4 million in the same week last year. Three equity deals totaling $492M by AYR, Columbia Care, and Curaleaf skewed last year&#39;s totals.</p> <p></p> <p>The valuation gap between the most prominent companies and everyone else continues to be a prime driver of M&amp;A activity. One M&amp;A transaction closed this week with a total transaction value of $0.53M compared to three transactions with a total value of $431.4M in the prior year.</p> <p></p> <p>Episode 871 The #TalkingHedge looks at Viridian Capital Advisors&rsquo; Cannabis Deal Tracker&hellip;</p> <p></p> <p><br /> </p>