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Capital Markets Advisory

Strategic financial advisory services focused on raising capital and executing M&A transactions in the burgeoning cannabis industry.

Comprehensive guidance to evaluate and achieve strategic growth.

In the fast-moving cannabis industry, strategic opportunities appear – and vanish – in the blink of an eye. Cannabis businesses with a desire to outperform must be prepared and agile. Whether planning to acquire or merge with an attractive industry presence, raise equity or debt financing, or invest capital on internal projects, a reliable advisory partner is the key to success.

The ELLO Capital Markets Advisory group has advised cannabis industry leaders on critical capital decisions for licensing applications, international security filings, M&A transactions, and many of the largest capital raises in the industry.

Clients of the ELLO Capital Markets team gain a reliable financial partner to help navigate the complexities and find solutions to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry.

Through our highly-tailored suite of financial advisory services we:

    • Evaluate strategic opportunities
    • Guide effective investor communications
    • Advise on capital transactions
    • Perform valuations

Deep Market Insights

In today’s emerging cannabis market, it is challenging to find a financial services firm that truly understands the cannabis industry. Services provided by ELLO are informed by years of experience supporting cannabis companies through the cycles of growth, acquisition, and financing.

Powered by our proprietary database of market and transaction intelligence, we provide valuable insight into valuations, capital raising, and strategic deal-making. Armed with thorough due diligence and strategic insight, our clients are primed to generate, identify, and seize transformative growth opportunities.

Services Include

Capital Raising

Readily available capital is essential to grow and operate your company. ELLO structures customized financing solutions and advises on debt and equity transactions. Our services include developing financial projections and investor presentation materials, valuing your business, preparing for due diligence, and advising on and managing investor communications.


Cannabis valuations are a nuanced, complex practice. We utilize traditional valuation methodologies powered by our industry perspective and expertise. Our approaches include: Discounted Cash Flow, Comparable Company Analysis, Precedent Transaction Analysis, and Leveraged Buyout Analysis.

Strategic Advisory and M&A

We partner with clients to evaluate and execute complex strategic decisions, including acquisitions, new business partnerships, and internal project launches. We identify acquisition targets, perform detailed financial analyses, conduct valuations, undertake due diligence, and negotiate and structure transactions.

Financial Modeling

Growing companies need to evaluate performance enterprise-wide to gain the insights needed to make operational, financial, and strategic decisions. Our professionals develop detailed financial models to analyze, forecast, and manage financial performance and cash flow.

Due Diligence

ELLO provides tailored due diligence services to clients who are acquiring a business, raising capital, or seeking a partner. Buy- and Sell-Side services include: analysis of financials, risk, taxes, and governance; reviews of legal, market, and technology factors; and price optimization and merger integration.

IPO Readiness

We can assist you across a broad range of pre-IPO needs, including: clean-up and preparation of financial statements; assessing internal processes and controls; assessing tax liabilities, risk, compliance, and more.

Cannabis M&A Guidance

Getting optimal value for your cannabis business is a complex process requiring deep understanding of the marketplace and connections to the right transaction partners. If you’re considering selling your cannabis business, our dedicated M&A specialists can support you every step of the way. To get started contact us today.

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