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Hypur Ventures launches $500m cannabis fund

Friday, March 29, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Hypur Ventures, an Arizona-based venture capital fund dedicated to investing in the legal cannabis industry, announced it's rolling out a half-billion-dollar cannabis investment fund intended to inject even more capital into the legal cannabis industry.

The $500m Hypur Ventures II will be managed by Hypur's founder and managing director Christopher Galvin, the vehicle will invest across the complex cannabis and hemp supply chain.

The objective of the fund is to strategically enhance value through investments in revenue-generating businesses. A portion of the portfolio will focus on mergers, acquisitions and rollup opportunities.

A portion of the Hypur Ventures II portfolio will focus on mergers, acquisitions and rollup opportunities. Hypur Ventures II plans to invest in private companies with seasoned operators to provide growth and acquisition capital for initiatives at various stages of maturity.

"Fund investments may range between $1m to $25m. The maximum size of Hypur Ventures II will be $500m," a press release explained.

The Hypur Ventures II team prides itself on its ability to understand the markets from various angles attributable to the collective positioning of its members as operators, investors, and industry thought leaders, providing multiple distinct vantage points from within the ecosystem.

"We are confident that by investing in experienced operators and companies with strong growth and defensible busines......................

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