It was another news-filled week in the weed world…
Nelson Peltz joined Aurora Cannabis Inc (NYSE: ACB) as a strategic advisor;
Harvest Health Recreation Inc (OTC: HRVSF) acquired Chicago-based Verano Holdings in an all-stock deal valued at $850 million;
Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE: NLSN), Deloitte and Headset are partnering up to provide market insights for cannabis businesses; and
Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) appointed Andrew Pucher, a former managing director at Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS), as its new Chief Corporate Development Officer.
“The prices keep climbing for cannabis companies. HEXO said it was willing to pay $263 million for Newstrike Brands,” Debra Borchardt, CEO of Green Market Report told Benzinga. “Acreage Holdings said it paid $11 million for one dispensary in California. This seems like a bargain by comparison. Existing successful businesses want a lot of money
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