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Investing in Cannabis: Is it Still a Private Equity Game?

Normalization of marijuana continues to push legislatures towards legalization, which will have an important effect on private equity firms as they invest in cannabis.

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Private Equity and Pot: A Smokin’ Deal?

Private equity can do what it wants, really, which makes this alternative investment vehicle such a popular one. Should private equity fund pot? That depends on who you talk to. For Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Seattle-based PE firm Privateer Holdings Inc., finding PE investors to fund marijuana-based ventures hasn’t been an issue at all. As he noted, “This is the easiest it has ever been for us to land investors.”

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