Dan Nicholls, CFA is the leader of ELLO’s Capital Markets Advisory Services practice, providing investment banking services to cannabis companies, including capital raising, M&A, valuations, forecasting and strategic advisory. He has advised hundreds of companies across the cannabis supply chain through raising more than $40 million in equity and debt capital, winning competitive license applications, completing M&A transactions, and consolidating cannabis licenses.
Before joining ELLO, he was the Vice President of MJIC, an investment fund focused on the cannabis industry, where he completed numerous investments in the cannabis industry and provided financial advisory services to cannabis companies. Previously, he worked at a boutique investment bank where he led more than $1 billion in healthcare M&A transactions. Dan is also the creator of the Marijuana Index, a stock index that tracks the top cannabis stocks in the U.S. and Canada, which has been featured in the Washington Post, CNBC, Forbes and over 100 other publications.