Merida Capital Launches $75 Million Fund

Active private equity firm to extend and complement existing cannabis portfolio with deployment of Fund II capital.

Following the deployment of approximately $23 million into the cannabis industry over the prior 15 months, private equity firm Merida Capital Partners launched its $75 million Fund II. Funds raised for Fund II will be used to amplify Merida filtration model and the significant knowledge developed from Fund I investments into new verticals and complementary companies within the cannabis space. On the eve of Merida's Fund II launch, New Cannabis Ventures interviewed Managing Partner Mitch Baruchowitz on the "active private equity" firm's hands-on approach and its commitment to investments into companies offering asymmetrical reward to risk.

Click here to read the full interview at New Cannabis Ventures.