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From: Viridian Capital Advisors <sgreiper>
Date: February 13, 2019 at 9:33:44 AM HST
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Subject: Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker for the Week Ended February 8, 2019
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Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker for the Week Ended February 8, 2019

Investment and M&A Activity in the Cannabis Industry
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Key Insights & Takeaways for Week Ended February 8, 2019
Capital Raises

  • International Hemp cultivation and product development operations continue raising capital – See Canapar Corp.’s and prima’s raises
  • Canadian operators continue raising funds to capitalize on domestic adult-use market – See 48North Cannabis Corp.’s, Body and Mind Inc.’s, and THC BioMed Intl Ltd.’s raises
  • Colombian operators continue developing low-cost supply for international trade – See Blueberries Cannabis Corp.’s raise

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • “Mom-and-pop” cultivation supply stores continue consolidating – See GrowGeneration’s acquisitions
  • U.S. adult-use operators remain attractive targets – See C21 Investments’ acquisition of Phantom Farms, Chemesis International’s acquisition of assets in California, LivWell Enlightened Health’s acquisition of Green Meadows Wellness, MedMen’s acquisition of ICH California Holdings, Verano Holdings’ acquisition of Four Daughters Compassionate Care
  • Rapid land grabs continue with U.S. MSOs – See iAnthus Capital Holdings’ merger with MPX Bioceuticals’ U.S. operations
Summary for the Week Ended February 8, 2019

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Summary of Year-to-Date Transactions
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Capital Raises by Week

Capital Raises by Sector

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M&A Activity by Week

M&A Activity by Sector

Announcements for Week Ended February 8, 2019

Capital Raises

Agriculture Technology
Roots Secures up to AU$1.62 Million Financing by Way of Convertible Notes to Fast Track Commercialisation of RZTO Opportunities

Revive Announces Closing of the First Tranche of Its Non-Brokered Private Placement for Total Gross Proceeds of Over C$1 Million

Cultivation & Retail
Origin House Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Humboldt’s Finest and Provides Strategic Investment for Brand Acceleration

Aura Health Announces C$5 Million Brokered Subscription Receipt Financing

Aura Health Announces Pricing of Previously Announces C$5.0 Million Brokered Subscription Receipt Financing

Body and Mind Inc. Completes Financing with Australis Capital Inc.

Khiron Life Sciences Enters Into C$20 Million Bought Deal Equity Financing

Khiron Life Sciences Announces Upsize of Previously Announced Bought Deal Equity Financing to C$25 Million

48North Closes Its C$10 Million Private Placement, Ready to Deliver on Its 100-Acre Outdoor Farm

Liht Cannabis Corp. Announces Signing of C$10,000,000 Non-Dilutive Development Agreement for Its Project in Celista, British Columbia

Zenabis Provides Update on Previous Financing

THC Draws Down C$500,000 from Capital Commitment

Canopy Rivers Announces Completion of C$17 Million Financing for Its Italian Hemp Platform – Canapar

Landmark Seed Funding Closed to Launch prima: Hemp CBD Wellness Platform

Infused Products & Extracts
Plus Products Amends Previously Announced Private Placement of Unsecured Convertible Note Units

Canopy Rivers Announces Investment from Canopy Growth and Bought Deal Financing for Total Gross Proceeds of C$85 Million

FinCanna Announces Final Upsize to Convertible Debenture Financing to Total C$4.5 Million

Chemistree Announces Short-Form Prospectus Offering of Debenture Units

Real Estate
CROP Announces Closing of Oversubscribed Private Placement

CROP Announces Senior Secured Convertible Debenture Offering

Nabis Holdings Announces Strategic Investment in Bloombox – a Leading Intelligent Retail & Supply Chain Cannabis Software Platform

Mergers & Acquisitions

Agriculture Technology
GrowGeneration Purchases Assets of BWGS, LLC

GrowGeneration Acquires the Assets of Palm Springs Hydroponics

Sugarmade to Exercise Option to Acquire BZRTH, LLC Further Expanding its Presence in Cannabis Supplies Sector

Cultivation & Retail
Captor Sells its MedMen Branded Retail Operations to MedMen for USD$31,255,353

Emblem Corp. Announces Receipt of Interim Court Order and Mailing of Meeting Materials Related to its Special Meeting of Shareholders and Proposed Arrangement with Aleafia Health Inc.

Inner Spirit Advances Corporate Store Strategy by Acquiring Cannabis Retail Locations in Calgary and Canmore

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Expands Brand Portfolio with Acquisition of California-Based for Success Holding Company, Owner of Beboe Brand

Verano™ Acquires Four Daughters Compassionate Care, Expands to Massachusetts, Jump Starts Construction

iAnthus and MPX Bioceutical Announce Closing of Transformational C$1.6 Billion Business Combination

Aphria’s Board of Directors Rejects Green Growth Brand’s Hostile Takeover Bid as Significantly Undervalued and Inadequate

Young America Capital Announces the Successful Sale of Green Meadows Wellness in Colorado to LivWell Enlightened Health

MJIC Acquires MyJane

Acquisition of GoodFellas Will Include Proprietary Brand Called Simple, Includes the Simple Kit™

MedMen Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of Illinois Dispensary

Green Cures & Botanical Distribution, Inc. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Domain

Sport Endurance Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire CBD Animal Health and Wellness Company, Bona Vida

Zimmer & Company Acquires Caribbean Cannabis Conference CanEx Jamaica

Infused Products & Extracts
Chemesis International Inc. Acquires Intellectual Property for High-Quality Cannabis Extraction

C21 Investments Completes Acquisition of Phantom Farms

Target Group Inc., Signs Agreement to Acquire CannaKorp, Inc., Creators of the Groundbreaking Pod-Based WISP Vaporizer

Leviathan Cannabis – MariGrow Inc. Letter of Intent Cancelled

Miscellaneous Ancillary
Helix TCS Acquires Amercanex International Exchange

Real Estate
MedMen Announces Completion of Real Estate Sale to Cannabis REIT

Going-Public Transactions

Cultivation & Retail
CDN MSolar and Blueberries Cannabis Complete Business Combination to Form Blueberries Medical Corp; Shares to Commence Trading February 6, 2019 Under the Symbol “BBM”

Qualifying Transaction Update: Cinaport and Fire & Flower Received TSXV Conditional Approval for Proposed Qualifying Transaction and Filed Filing Statement

Abacus Health Products Secures US$15 Million Funding Round and Concludes Merger with World Wide

Joint Ventures

Wize Pharma, Inc. Signs Joint Venture with Cannabics, to Research and Develop Cannabinoid Formulations to Treat Ophthalmic Conditions

Cultivation & Retail
Liht Cannabis Corp. Announces Joint Venture for Second Project in British Columbia, Potential 486,000 sq. ft. Organic Cultivation

Auxly Announces Termination of FSD Pharma Joint Venture

Infused Products & Extracts
Nightfood Holdings (OTC:NGTF) and Global Consortium (OTC:GCGX) Sign Letter of Intent for Edibles Joint Venture Under Half-Baked™ Trademark

Dixie Brands to Bring Cannabis-Infused Products to Michigan in a Joint Venture with Choice Labs

New Stock Listings

Cultivation & Retail
Flowr Applies for NASDAQ Listing

THC BioMed Lists on the OTCQX Best Market

Acreage Announces Listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

SanSal Wellness Holdings, Inc. Announces Name Change to Veritas Farms, Inc. and Trading Symbol Change to VFRM

Australis Capital Commences Trading on the OTCQB Market in the United States

Miscellaneous Ancillary
BLVD Centers Changing Name to “Ventura Cannabis and Wellness Corp.” and Undertaking Share Consolidation

To Learn More About the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker Contact:
Harrison Phillips
Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC
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About the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker
The Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker is an information service that monitors capital raise and M&A activity in the legal cannabis industry.

Analyzing invested capital and M&A activity within 12 key industry sectors (from Cultivation to Real Estate), the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker provides cannabis companies, investors, and acquirers with the data, trends, and intelligence they need to make informed decisions regarding valuations, deal terms, and deal structures.

Since its inception, the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker has tracked and analyzed more than 2,000 capital raising totaling over $20 billion as well as hundreds of M&A transactions.

About Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC
Viridian Capital Advisors ( is a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis market. We are a data- and market intelligence-driven firm that provides investment banking, 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 Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC), provides capital and M&A 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 in a variety of emerging sectors, allows Viridian to provide comprehensive strategic and financial solutions that assist cannabis enterprises in realizing their full potential.

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