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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp. Completes IPO

2017

Areas Cannabis, Corporate Finance and Securities, Health Care Law, Tax

Summary

Goodmans represented the underwriter, Canaccord Genuity Corp. in connection with the completion of an initial public offering by Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp. (“CSAC”), and Mercer Park CB, L.P. as sponsor, of Class A restricted voting units of CSAC (including the partial exercise of the over-allotment option) for an aggregate of $134,750,000. The initial public offering closed on December 21, 2017.

CSAC is Canada’s first cannabis-focused special purpose acquisition corporation and is seeking to identify and execute on a qualifying transaction in the cannabis market.