Perspectives on Growth cannabis video series: Capital-raising trends, ESG opportunities, and renewable energy’s lessons
As the cannabis industry continues to grow and mature, there are a number of lessons it can learn from traditional industries to help make sure that that growth is going in the right direction.
For this video series, we gathered a number of professionals experienced in supporting the cannabis and/or renewable energy industries to share their perspectives on the parallels between them and the lessons to be learned, as well as what they’re seeing in the markets and what may be on the horizon.
- Ira Weinstein, CohnReznick – Managing Principal, Cannabis and Real Estate practices
- Greg Chin, CohnReznick – Partner, Transaction Advisory Services
- John Richardson, CohnReznick Capital – Director
- Moderated by Gail Rand, CEO and founder of grand consulting
What debt instruments are we seeing today? How does access vary for large vs. small operators? (Read our article for more on cannabis capital-raising trends and best practices.)
InsightRaising capital for the cannabis industry toolkitFinding an investor with similar or complementary synergies is critical for long-term funding success. Organizations should determine the characteristics of investors that best meet their needs. Continual conversations are essential to finding a like-minded partner who can help you access funding at the right time.
Insight10 top tax issues in cannabis operating agreementsMichael HarlowBe aware of the impacts and implications of having a partnership vs. corporation structure, debt agreements, tax withholding, tax distributions, and more.
InsightRaising capital in the cannabis industry: Strengthen your operational and financial fitness to attract investorsOperational and financial fitness is critical to growth in cannabis. Read our insights on business management, investor fit, the debt market, and more.
InsightAs government and public demand for Cannabis ESG take shape, don’t wait for regulations – plan now!Ira WeinsteinIndustry stakeholders should embrace and work toward a rounded vision of sustainability – environmental, social, and governance-related. Read more.
InsightCannabis and ESG: It’s a marathon not a sprint, but let’s push the paceIra WeinsteinRead how customers, investors, government, and others are pushing the industry toward a more comprehensive view of sustainability, and how data can play a role.