Investor Intelligence: Rapid Reactions

Time-sensitive analysis of major developments as they unfold.

Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines for the week ended June 21, 2019

More money, more money, more money! This week saw more mega moves in the cannabis industry, including a new deal for technology that could be a game-changer in the industry. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence this week. On our radar: The next cannabinoid […]

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Landmark Acreage, Canopy deal gets thumbs-up from shareholders

Despite efforts of a vocal opponent, shareholders at both Acreage Holdings and Canopy Growth demonstrated resounding support for a proposed acquisition agreement that would mark the first move by a Canadian marijuana company into the United States. “We believe Acreage shareholders will benefit from hooking their wagon to the horse that has put itself in the […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines for the week ended June 14, 2019

It’s been a whirlwind week here at MJBizDaily as we close out a packed week at MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans. Here’s a recap of a few top takeaways at this year’s conference and newsmakers that caught our eyes at Investor Intelligence this week – plus a look at what we’ll be watching for next week. […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines for the week ended June 7, 2019

Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence this week – plus a look at what we’ll be watching for next week. Leading the Way in Illinois The May 31 move by Illinois lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana has kept our Marijuana Business Daily team busy […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines for the week ended May 31, 2019

Our heads are spinning from the glut of earnings reports this week, but we’re happy to close out May with an even clearer view of how some of the largest public cannabis companies in the United States are performing. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines for the week ended May 24, 2019

Wait – what? No multimillion-dollar blockbuster cannabis deals this week? Perhaps industry insiders were finally catching their breath… or maybe not. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence this week – plus a look at what we’ll be watching for next week. Hemp on the […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines of the week ended May 17, 2019

TGIF! Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence this week – plus a look at what we’ll be watching for next week. Wall Street’s watching Wall Street analyst Vivien Azer at New York-based Cowen initiated coverage this week of Greenlane, a Florida-based distributor of medical […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines of the week ended May 10, 2019

There were no mega-deals this week in the ever-consolidating North American cannabis industry, but, as usual, there’s plenty to talk about and for investors to digest. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and headlines that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence. We’ll also take a look at what we are watching for next […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines of the week ended May 3, 2019

As another week in the cannabis industry comes to a close, another massive deal has investors and observers buzzing about what’s ahead. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and headlines that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence, plus a look at what we’re watching next week: Is Curaleaf on track for $1 billion […]

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Rapid Reaction: Curaleaf, Cura deal signals cannabis companies are ‘sophisticated in their own right’

Synergies and a strengthened geographical footprint – just another day in the ever-consolidating North American cannabis industry. That’s what investors are looking at with today’s announcement that Massachusetts-based Curaleaf is to acquire Oregon’s Cura Partners, owners of the Select brand of cannabis products, for 1.27 billion Canadian dollars ($949 million) – one of the largest […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Beyond the headlines of the week ended April 26, 2019

We saw more signals this week that institutional investors are stepping off the sidelines and making bets on cannabis – with action from of Bank of NY Mellon, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Tiger Global Management and others. Here’s a recap of the top newsmakers and deals that caught our eyes here at Investor Intelligence […]

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Rapid Reaction: Pax Labs raises $420 million in vape space. More to come in sector?

Pax Labs, a vaporizer maker in San Francisco, surprised many observers when it said it had raised a marijuana-industry record $420 million in equity funding. But investors in the space aren’t all that surprised. “The vape space is going parabolic,” Emily Paxhia, a managing partner at Poseidon Partners, told Investor Intelligence. “This is one of […]

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