Narbe Alexandrian, CEO of Canadian licensed producer (LP) Canopy Rivers (TSX: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF), sat down with TCI host Alyssa Boston (Miss Universe Canada 2019 + Cannabis Crusader) to discuss the current state of the business as well as the company’s plans for 2020 and beyond.
Canopy Rivers is a venture capital firm with a unique investment and operating platform that is structured to pursue investment opportunities in the emerging global cannabis sector. The company has a strategic partnership in place with Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) (FRA: 11L1), the world’s largest cannabis firm. Canopy Rivers’ M&A strategies are complementary to Canopy Growth’s with Rivers seeking minority investments that complement Canopy Growth’s control acquisitions.
Canopy Rivers identifies strategic counterparties seeking financial and/or operating support. The Company looks to invest in all segments of the cannabis value chain and aims to partner with best-in-class management teams that bring track records of success.
Canopy Rivers structures its investments in a variety of different deal formation such as production-linked royalties, secured debt, newly formed joint ventures, as well as an array of equity and equity-linked instruments. The unique deal structures used by Canopy Rivers allow the company to position itself optimally to achieve both its financial and strategic objectives.
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