CannaRoyalty Corp

Company Overview

CannaRoyalty is a fully integrated, active investor and operator in the legal cannabis sector. Their focus is to build and support a diversified portfolio of growth-ready assets in high-value segments of the cannabis sector, including research, consumer brands, devices and intellectual property.

They invest in promising companies, brands, projects and assets in the United States, Canada and globally. As a strategic partner, their contribution includes capital, branding and functional expertise to advance commercialisation and maximise return potential.

They have a portfolio with a mix of 20 cannabis growers and related firms.

Management Overview

Marc Lustig - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lustig holds MSc and MBA degrees from McGill University. He began his professional career in the pharmaceutical industry at Merck & Co.

In 2000, he started his capital markets career in institutional equity research in the Life Sciences sector at Orion
Securities. For the next 14 years, Mr. Lustig worked as a senior producer at GMP Securities L.P. and as Head of Capital Markets at Dundee Capital Markets before becoming Principal at KES 7 Capital.

Mr. Lustig founded Cannabis Royalties & Holdings Corp. in early 2015.

Fracois Perrault - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Perrault is a CPA, CA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Ottawa. He has over twenty-five years of experience in finance, management consulting, business development, service delivery and operations in a variety of industries in the public and private sectors.

He was CFO for several subsidiaries and divisions of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) where he spent over twelve years.

Mr. Perrault also held senior positions with PwC, ProMetic Life Sciences and MCI Systemhouse.

Todd Marcotte - Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Marcotte is founder and lead communication strategist for Ottawa’s longest operating digital advertising and communications agency – Electric Medialand Inc. formally known as Edels Marcotte Advertising.

His deep grounding in the principles and practice of effective marketing, design and communications reflects a 30-year leadership role in the field.

He has worked with an extensive list of clients in major retail, nonprofit and private sector.

He and his firm have been heavily focused in the U.S. and Canada cannabis space since 2013 launching new brands throughout the United States.

Company Analysis

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