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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:

  • YTD Analysis
  • Sector Focus
  • Capital Raises vs Equity Prices
  • Outlook
  • Sector and Company Performance
  • Capital Raises by Sector

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YTD Analysis

Week ended 08/19/2022

Cannabis capital raises are off 63.1% YTD.

  • Total Equity issuance is off 74.5% y/o/y, and total debt issuance is down 28.5%. U.S. debt is down only 14.1%, while Canadian debt is down a more significant 72.3%. At 55.3% of total capital raised, debt remains the highest in history for comparable periods. The graph below shows that U.S. activity dominated capital raises for the first thirty-three weeks of 2022, with 72.5% of all capital raised. Public companies accounted for 75.7% of total financing YTD, down from 83.3% in 2021.

Market Commentary and Outlook

This Week Sector Focus

Capital Raises vs Stock Prices

Best and Worst Stock Performers