Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 7, 2018) – Cannabis Growth Opportunity Corporation (the “Corporation”) (CSE: CGOC) is pleased to announce that it is hosting its first update webinar on Thursday, March 8th at 4:30 PM EST. The webinar will be hosted by Jamie Blundell, President and Chief Operating Officer and Bruce Campbell, Chief Investment Officer…
The Cannabis Growth Opportunity Corporation’s investment objectives are to provide holders of Common Shares long-term total return through capital appreciation by investing in an actively managed portfolio of securities of public and private companies operating in, or that derive a portion of their revenue or earnings from, products or services related to the cannabis industry.
CGOC Management Corp. will act as the manager and promoter of the Corporation and will provide all management services required by the Corporation. The Corporation will make investment decisions with respect to the Private Portfolio and StoneCastle Investment Management Inc. The Investment Manager will act as the Corporation’s investment manager with respect to the Public Portfolio.
Early Mover Advantage
Exposure to investments in a high growth, multifaceted global cannabis industry before large institutional investors recognize the opportunity or have the investment mandate.
Actively Managed Investments
We will leverage our combined investment and cannabis experience to actively manage investments in public cannabis companies which exhibit strong growth and the potential for profitability.
Ability to directly source deals with issuers, customize structures and negotiate favorable terms on behalf of the Corporation.
Access to early and Pre-IPO Deal Flow
As a result of the Investment Manager’s early and extensive experience investing in the cannabis sector, the Corporation will have access to a meaningful amount of deal flow.
Experienced Investment Team
Experienced and focused group of individuals to provide due diligence reviews of investment opportunities and ongoing monitoring of investments.
Top-down Investment Process
The Corporation’s top-down investment process will encompass rigorous technical and behavioral analysis to position the portfolio on offence or defense.
Bottom-up Investment Process
The Corporation’s bottom-up investment process will encompass disciplined fundamental, structural and technical analysis.
Aligned Fee Structure
No management salaries or bonuses paid; management and performance fees will be based on the Corporation’s share price.
Director, President & COO
25+ years of experience in senior leadership roles and managing teams of over 1,000 employees and extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, private equity firms and large corporate divestitures.
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Campbell is often quoted in Bloomberg, The Globe and Mail and Small Cap Power and is a regular guest on Business News Network’s Market Call and Market Call Tonight programs.
Paul Andersen, CPA, CA
Director & CFO
Mr. Andersen has cannabis-specific experience and currently serves as director of Canada House Wellness Group Inc., and has worked as a consultant with a privately owned Oregon-based cannabis company.
Mr. Sutton co-founded and served as EVP for Supreme Pharmaceuticals from 2013 – 2014 and played an instrumental role in the early days of Invictus MD Strategies Corp., Aurora Cannabis Inc. and CannaRoyalty Corp.
Nick J. Richards
Mr. Richards is a practicing tax attorney, adjunct professor of law and legal specialist to the United States cannabis industry, advising businesses and owners throughout the U.S.
Previously Chief Investment Officer at a hedge fund overseeing all portfolio management activities and prior to that, Managing Director of Global Equities for the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (“OMERS”) from 2008-2011.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Yeoman served as the CEO of Altus Group, and led the company through a seven-year growth period, increasing revenues from $75MM to $325MM approximately.