Cory Parnell, CPA

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Chief Operating Officer
Direct: 651-287-6327

Merger and Acquisition Services for Cannabis Organizations

Bridge West LLC assists cannabis organizations in the complexities of buying and selling companies. Because we have been serving the cannabis industry since 2009 and serve over 250 license holders throughout the United States, our merger and acquisition cannabis advisory professionals can be a key member of your merger and acquisition team.  Bridge West’s experienced cannabis professionals provide tactical guidance during every phase of the transaction process, including analyzing strategic liquidity alternatives, assessing value, marketing the deal, and negotiating favorable terms for a successful closing. We understand the intricacies of our cannabis clients’ issues, capital structures, and strategies and provide the exceptional insight and independence necessary to render objective opinions.

Bridge West helps cannabis companies successfully close deals and provides buyers and sellers with the information needed to make educated decisions during the transaction process. Our cannabis team ensures that every aspect of the deal is examined and risk is analyzed thoroughly. We provide pre- and post-acquisition advisory services and both buy-side and sell-side due diligence that covers the quality of earnings, tax, and strategic and operational analysis.

Buy-Side Due Diligence for Cannabis Organizations

  • Execute Buy-side Due Diligence
  • Perform Tax Advisory Structuring of Deals
  • Perform Business Valuation
  • Recognize internal control issues with systems and personnel
  • Evaluate the quality of working capital and recent trends
  • Assess the target’s earnings and cash-flow quality
  • Analyze the quality of assets and liabilities being acquired or assumed
  • Post-Deal Reviews & Post-Acquisition Calculations
  • Provide Analysis on the Target Company’s Financial Projections
  • Divestitures and Carve-outs
  • Review Purchase Agreement

Sell-Side Due Diligence for Cannabis Organizations

  • Seller-side preparation and positioning for sale
  • Perform Tax Advisory Structuring of Deals
  • Review 280E Compliance based on BW’s experience
  • Access to BW’s internal database to help position company
  • Assess the target’s quality of earnings and cash-flow quality
  • Post deal reviews