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 $913.64M, down 23.8% from the same period in 2023. Debt as a percentage of capital raised dropped to 41.6% from 66.1% in the previous year on a worldwide basis. The U.S. bucked this trend with 57.7% of capital raised in debt compared to 48.4% in 2023
  • U.S. raises accounted for 42.1% of total funds, the lowest percentage since 2019. Conversely, raises from outside the U.S. represented a historically high 10.3% of the total funds raised.
  • YTD raises by public companies accounted for 59.9% 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 down 0.27% for the week.

Best and Worst Stock Performers