Curaleaf Completes Acquisition of Deseret Wellness
Transaction Bolsters Curaleaf’s Presence in Utah as State’s Largest Retail Operator
NEW YORK, April 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or the “Company”), a leading international provider of consumer cannabis products, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Deseret Wellness (“Deseret”), the largest cannabis retail operator in Utah (the “Transaction”). With the close of the Transaction, Curaleaf’s retail footprint has increased to four dispensaries in Utah and 150 nationwide.
Boris Jordan, Executive Chairman of Curaleaf, stated, “Deseret is an excellent strategic fit for Curaleaf as we continue to expand our retail footprint in key emerging markets. This transaction enables to better serve Utah’s rapidly expanding medical program, which recorded a record-breaking US$118.7 million in sales last year. On behalf of the Board of Directors and management team, I am pleased to officially welcome Deseret to the Curaleaf family.”
We are excited to complete our acquisition of Deseret which bolsters Curaleaf’s medical footprint in Utah with an attractive portfolio of retail assets.
Matt Darin, CEO of Curaleaf
Utah represents an emerging market opportunity with long-term growth potential, and we look forward to serving an expanded base of Utah medical patients with high-quality cannabis products.
The cash and stock transaction, valued at approximately US$20 million, includes three retail dispensaries located in the cities of Park City, Provo and Payson with a combined annualized revenue run rate of US$14 million.
About Curaleaf Holdings
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”) is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise and reliability, the Company and its brands, including Curaleaf, Select, and Grassroots provide industry-leading service, product selection and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States, Curaleaf currently operates in 19 states with 150 dispensaries and employs nearly 5,500 team members. Curaleaf International is the largest vertically integrated cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction and production. Curaleaf is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol CURA and trades on the OTCQX market under the symbol CURLF. For more information, please visit https://ir.curaleaf.com
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