Cannabis financing Series 4: US investors largest cannabis funders

In 2018, Cannabis and related companies from Canada, USA foreign countries raised CDN $16 billion in equity and debt financing. Where did all this money come from?

In 2018, $10 billion cannabis investments (62% of the $16 billion total) can be traced back to funding sources.

In addition to Canadian and US investors, investors from 99 other countries participated in 2018 financings. US investors led with $6.03 billion (61%), almost doubling of the total amount invested by Canadian investors which amounted to $3.1 billion.

Top ten deals account for 50% of total amount in 2018

Top ten cannabis deals, all with size of $200 million or more, raised $8.07 billion accounting for 50% of the total amount raised.

The full report can be downloaded from financings.ca reports

Supporting data sheet for 2016 to 2018 can be purchased from CPE Media, contact us for details
Included: 1) monthly trends; 2) exchanges/private; 3) equity vs debt; 4) HQ with a full detailed listing; 5) major assets with a full detailed listing; 6) top 10 funding sources with a full detailed listing (2018 only); 7) 2018 top ten deals with investor or major jurisdiction investor information.

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