Cannabis Overview

Cannabis Industry Expertise

Wildeboer Dellelce's Cannabis Practice group is widely acknowledged as one of Canada's leaders in the sector. The Practice is ranked in the new Chambers Canada - Cannabis Law guide in which one interviewee stated:

"Their approach enables us to get deals closed - they're very responsive and attentive to the details. They appreciate and understand our timeframes and commercial mindset. They're very dedicated, interested and excited about the work we instructed them on."

Our Cannabis Practice group represents a variety of industry participants, including licensed producers, licensed producer applicants, research and development labs, investment banks raising capital for industry participants, family offices, asset managers, and cannabis accessory manufacturers. Leveraging our expertise across all disciplines of the firm including regulatory, corporate finance and securities, debt and lending, M&A, tax and real estate, the firm is a leader in the cannabis space across Canada.

Selected Mandates

Acting for Hiku Brands in $540 Million acquisition by Canopy Growth Corporation (September 2018).

Newstrike Resources Ltd. completed $51M bought deal public offering in June 2018 (Acted for the underwriters).

Acted for Hiku Brands Company in their acquisition of Maitri Group Inc., a Quebec-based cannabis accessory and design brand (May 2018).

Acted for Hiku Brands Company in their announcement to merge with WeedMD (April 2018).

Acted for Hiku Brands Company in their acquisition of TS Prairie Retail Corp (March 2018).

Acting for Tokyo Smoke, a Canadian lifestyle brand, in merger with DOJA Cannabis to form Hiku Brands (January 2018).

Newstrike Resources Ltd. completed $51M bought deal financing in June 2018 and $92M bought deal financing in February 2018 (Acted for the underwriters).

Canopy Growth Corporation, completed $200M bought deal financing in February 2018, $60M bought deal financing in December 2016 and $34.5M bought deal financing in August 2016. (Acted for the undewriters).

Cannabis Growth Opportunity Corporation in their $38.7M Initial Public Offering (January 2018). (Acted for the agents).

Canopy Health Innovations completed a $7 million private placement financing in December 2016. (Acted for the agents).

Emblem Corp. completed $53.7M bought deal offering in February 2018 and $28.8M public bought deal offering in November 2017. (Acted for the underwriters).

International Cannabis Corp (“ICC”), a licensed and authorized producer, developer and vendor of recreational cannabis, medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp in Uruguay, completed a $23M bought deal financing in November 2017 (Acted for the underwriters) and a private placement of subscription receipts for $13 million in September 2016. (The firm acted for the agents).

Canopy Rivers Corporation completed $36M offering in June 2017. (Acted for the agents).


For more information on how we can assist you in this sector or to speak with us regarding any of your business law needs, please contact:

Jeff Hergott call 416 361 4783

Charlie Malone call 416 361 1267