OUR 9TH YEAR OF PROVIDING PROPRIETARY CAPITAL MARKETS INTELLIGENCE ON THE CANNABIS / HEMP / PSYCHEDELIC SECTORS

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Capital Raises

Capital Raises Summary

Each week, Viridian publishes insights and analysis on completed capital raise transactions in the prior week, focusing on all equity and debt deals. Our analysis includes:

  • Summary
  • Outlook
  • Best & Worst Perfromers

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YTD Analysis

  • YTD capital raises totaled $793.88M, down 8.8% from the same period in 2023. Debt as a percentage of capital raised dropped to 34.3% from 60.8% in the previous year on a worldwide basis. The U.S. bucked this trend with 72.6% of capital raised in debt compared to 49.9% in 2023
  • U.S. raises accounted for 44.0% of total funds, the lowest percentage since 2019. Conversely, raises from outside the U.S. represented a historically high 9.7% of the total funds raised.
  • YTD raises by public companies accounted for 63.6% of total funds.

Market Commentary and Outlook

This Week Sector Focus

Capital Raises vs Stock Prices

  • Cannabis equities (as measured by the MSOS ETF) ended up 2.89% for the week.

Best and Worst Stock Performers