Who We Are
Viridescent is a global investment management firm focused on making scalable, diversified investments in the emerging global cannabis industry.

Experienced Team

Our team provides deep domain knowledge of the cannabis industry through our more than 20 years combined investing and operating in the space.

True Partnership

Operating with a team driven, collaborative culture, we seek to partner with portfolio companies to foster growth and improve operational efficiencies.

Uniquely Positioned

Our experience provides access to proprietary deal flow and an extensive network to help our portfolio companies grow.

Viridescent's Mandate
Opportunity

Our broad mandate allows us to capitalize on opportunities in the highly fragmented ever-changing, fast-paced cannabis industry.

Structure

Our mandate allows us to invest across the capital structure, from seed investments to late-stage financing.

Flexibility

We provide a variety of financing options for portfolio companies, ranging between direct equity and short term debt.

We invest across the cannabis ecosystem.
Focus
What We Look For
We invest across the cannabis ecosystem.
Focus
Executive Team
Viridescent’s executive team brings over 60 years of capital markets experience and over 20 years of direct cannabis industry experience – as both investors and operators.
Kevin Murphy
Kevin Murphy
Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner

Widely regarded as a visionary cannabis sector investor and prior CEO of Acreage Holdings.

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Christine Rigby
Christine Rigby
Chief Executive Officer and Partner

Seasoned cannabis veteran with prior executive roles at Acreage Holdings, Curaleaf Holdings and Measure 8 Venture Partners.

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Dante Domenichelli
Dante Domenichelli
Chief Operating Officer and Partner

Over 20 years in hedge funds / private equity and prior Partner / COO at Wexford Capital.

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Dennis Byrne
Dennis Byrne
Head of Origination and Partner

Extensive cannabis experience and prior Managing Director at Canaccord Genuity.

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Guiding Principles
Performance
Deliver superior risk-adjusted returns through a disciplined investment process
Stewardship
Align our interests with those of our investors and portfolio companies
Ownership
Foster a culture of accountability and collaboration
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