About Privateer Holdings
Through history privateers have expediently served the public good, summoning all ingenuity and initiative to accomplish their chartered mission and cultivate its rewards. Privateer Holdings believes in the power of private enterprise to effect positive change through skillful transformation of business in emergent markets.
In 2010, Brendan Kennedy, Michael Blue, and Christian Groh saw factors leading to legalization of cannabis were aligning. It was also clear that, while prominent thinkers and humanitarians were advocating for change, the nascent industry lacked experienced business leadership equal to the vast opportunity.
Privateer Holdings is a private equity firm that’s actively shaping this remarkably promising marketplace through the development of strategic acquisitions and investments. We enlist years of hands-on VC experience with trusted advisors, qualified investors and industry-leading partners to navigate to bountiful returns both financial and broadly beneficial.