Marijuana Dispensaries: A Budding Industry Brings Opportunities and Challenges for Business Appraisers
The legal marijuana industry is riding a business high. With several market research firms forecasting significant growth for the next several years, it’s a budding business. And, as with other businesses, there is real money to fight over when the owners divorce a spouse, there is a dispute a partnership agreement, gift shares come into play, or the owner sells the enterprise.
Performing an accurate valuation of a marijuana dispensary is a particularly challenging and unique assignment. The industry’s relatively short history, high level of risk, high volatility, and complex, quickly evolving regulatory structure are unique considerations to which appraisers must pay attention. With insight from financial experts including Jim Marty and Ron Seigneur, Marijuana Dispensaries: A Budding Industry Brings Opportunities and Challenges for Business Appraisers addresses the important issues and provides the technical insight that business appraisers need when valuing or servicing a marijuana dispensary.