CannaRoyalty is a North American cannabis consumer product company currently focused on building a leading distribution business in California, the world’s largest regulated cannabis market.
By building a world-class logistics platform and supporting contract manufacturing assets, the Company intends to support the growth of new and established cannabis brands. The Company believes California, home to some of the world’s most discerning consumers and a nexus of information and trends, will be the point of inception for the global cannabis brands of the future.
CannaRoyalty has developed a diversified portfolio of assets within the cannabis sector, including research, infrastructure and intellectual property to support our existing brands, partner products and distribution networks.
The Company’s leadership and staff combines passion and a hands-on understanding of the cannabis industry, with proven financial and legal expertise. CannaRoyalty’s shares trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under the symbol CRZ and in the US on the OTCQX under the symbol CNNRF.
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.
- Diversified holdings
- Good revenue growth and Cash flow
- A growing portfolio of Premium Brands
- A very distinct business model
- Good footprint in California – allowing them to leverage the largest market in the US
ANANDIA LABORATORIES Vancouver, Canada
Anandia Labs is a leader in cannabis testing, extraction and genetics, using genomics and modern plant breeding approaches to develop innovative products and next generation varieties. The company holds key intellectual property positions including cannabinoid pathway patents and is the only independent Canadian testing facility specialising exclusively in cannabis.
BODHI RESEARCH Toronto, Canada
Bodhi Research is conducting a research trial into the use of cannabis in the treatment of concussion and post-concussive syndrome, under the direction of Dr. Neilank Jha, Neurosurgeon, Editor in Chief of Current Research: Concussion, and Chair of The Konkussion Retreat.
BAS RESEARCH California
BAS Research is a science-based company of senior PhD-level researchers and chemists, positioned to leverage its firstmover advantage. BAS is developing pharmaceutical-grade cannabis medications, and advancing quality and safety through its Purity Certified™ testing services. Their unique strengths lie in advanced tissue culture and genetics, as well as ailment specific research and product development. BAS produces high-purity extractions plus innovative post processing
GreenRock Botanicals vape pens and cartridges are an engineered-in-the-USA vaping solution, designed for the contemporary cannabis market. Greenrock’s vape pens emphasise ease of use, top quality, and reliable performance. CannaRoyalty owns 100% equity interest in DreamCatcher Labs, GreenRock’s parent company.
SOUL SUGAR KITCHEN
Soul Sugar Kitchen markets its own unique take on gourmet quality cannabis edibles, carefully developed and manufactured by multiple award winning cannabis chef Marcus Lentz. CannaRoyalty owns 100% equity interest in Soul Sugar Kitchens.
Stokes Confections is building an award-winning brand in the cannabis edibles market with high quality edible flavours released in a micro-dosed format. Stokes outstanding tastes are created by veteran chefs with experience working in some of San Francisco’s most renowned restaurants.
MüV products aim for up-market quality with product and packaging designed to rigorous pharmaceutical industry standards. The MüV product line presently includes a range of innovative delivery systems such as Transdermal Patch, Metered Dose Inhaler and Rechargeable Vape Pen and Cartridges. CannaRoyalty earns a royalty on gross revenue
RESOLVE DIGITAL HEALTH
Resolve Digital Health, the parent company of Breeze, develops smart technology for the cannabis industry. Resolve’s Breeze Inhaler system is a smart inhaler with metered and monitored dosing technology, plus health program support and health interconnectivity. Breeze Inhaler technology connects with the user’s smart phone via Bluetooth™ to deliver rich information and integrated care. The system uses colour-coded modular smart pods, with preloaded extracts or dried herb tuned to users’ specific health condition. CannaRoyalty holds an equity interest in Resolve Digital Health
DermaLeaf Skincare products are cannabis infused lotions formulated with fibroblasts for use in pain relief and other areas. Expertly formulated DermaLeaf Skincare products target a growing market for topical cannabis-infused skin care and health and beauty products following the discovery of cannabinoid receptors in skin cells. CannaRoyalty holds a majority equity interest in DermaLeaf.
Freya Intimacy Spray is an all-natural, sensual enhancement product exclusively designed for women. Freya makes use of the complex qualities of cannabis to increase relaxation and promote blood flow to create a potent therapeutic aphrodisiac.
With cannabis topicals gaining market recognition and acceptance, woman are discovering the benefits of cannabis infused intimacy oil in enhancing intimate pleasure. The Freya Intimacy Spray speaks to this trend with a sensitively formulated all-natural product. CannaRoyalty holds a 100% equity interest in Freya Intimacy Oil Spray.
BEST BUDS ANIMAL HEALTH
Best Buds CBD-infused all natural dog treats are in development as a wellness enhancer and a safe alternative for the treatment of pain and anxiety in dogs. CannaRoyalty holds a 100% equity interest in Best Buds Animal Health
The JV will focus on debt investment opportunities in the rapidly growing legal Canadian cannabis sector. The legal structure of the JV will be determined in the context of each JV investment. The types of assets that the JV may target include licensed producers, licensed producer applicants, production assets, property, and equipment.
CannaRoyalty will leverage its cannabis sector experience, deep industry relationships and investment pipeline to identify and refer attractive Canadian opportunities to the JV. Additionally, CannaRoyalty will assist Sprott in completing due diligence and providing strategic support to JV investments, as well as the structuring, negotiation, and monitoring of those investments.
Sprott will provide the JV with its significant expertise and experience as a provider of asset backed investment capital in specialised areas that are not fully served by traditional credit providers. Financing for each investment, expected to include both debt and equity upside, will be arranged by Sprott and include participation by CannaRoyalty, if desired by CannaRoyalty
The concept behind their growth is to play a part in the value-added segments of a familiar industry. As you can see below, as you move further along the vertical chain, more value is created and the potential market size gets bigger
CannaRoyalty’s aim is have exposure in as many areas of the value creation chain as possible.
CannaRoyalty’s aim is have exposure in as many areas of the value creation chain as possible.
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.
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.
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.