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CEO of Privateer Holdings: ‘Cannabis in the United States is Bigger than Corn’

CEO of Privateer Holdings: ‘Cannabis in the United States is Bigger than Corn’

On Dec. 4, 2015, Bloomberg’s Britton Staniar and Peter Robison interviewed Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer Holdings, a private equity firm focused on the legal cannabis industry, in Seattle to discuss Privateer’s investments in cannabis-related businesses.

Venture

For Investors, Legalized Pot Remains a High-Risk Venture

When New York became the latest state to legalize medical marijuana, in early July, those hoping to indulge weren’t the only ones paying close attention. The news was also cheered by the growing contingent of eager investors.

Green Rush Opportunities

Seeing Green: Investors Eye the Legalized Marijuana Industry

Past and present, investors always have been looking to cash in on the next big thing. In 1849, prospectors flocked west for the California Gold Rush. Today, investors are flocking towards the legalized marijuana industry, which is being referred to as the “green rush.”


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