New York, N.Y. – July 21, 2015 (Investorideas.com Newswire) We are proud to announce that Mr. Michael Cohl has joined the advisory board of Viridian Capital Advisors.
Michael Cohl’s career spans over 45 years in the entertainment business, producing worldwide music tours including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2, Barbra Streisand, and many more, as well as films such as Pete Seeger: Power of Song (Emmy Award), LENNONYC (Peabody and Emmy Awards), a film about Harry Belafonte, Sing Your Song (Peabody Award), and The Rolling Stones classics Live at the Max and Shine a Light. Mr. Cohl has also produced live shows such as the children’s show Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! (2010 Billboard Touring Award for Creative Content) and has spent decades on and off Broadway with shows including SpiderMan: Turn Off The Dark (for which Mr. Cohl was voted Producer of the Year 2011), Rock of Ages, The Lion King, and Spamalot (Tony Award).
Mr. Cohl was previously the chairman of Live Nation, was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, and has received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Among his many other awards, Michael has also been honored with the Billboard Legend of Live Award, the TJ Martell Foundation Man of the Year Award, and a JUNO Award for Special Achievement.
Michael is the founder and chairman of Iconic Entertainment Studios and is currently developing, producing, and promoting over a dozen properties including David Gilmour, Transformers Live!, An Evening with Al Pacino, A Night with Janis Joplin, Alvin and the Chipmunks Live on Stage!, and many more.
Mr. Cohl commented, “The marijuana industry has always been a part of the music and celebrity cultures. Now with legal marijuana legislation spreading across North America, there are interesting opportunities for me to bring my experience and relationships together. Joining the advisory board of Viridian Capital Advisors gives me a platform to achieve this.”
Scott Greiper, president of Viridian Capital Advisors, commented, “Michael Cohl is one of, if not the most successful promoters in music and Broadway history. His experience and knowledge bring great value to the Viridian team, our investor base, and our clients. We are honored to have him as part of our team.”
About Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC
Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC is the first Wall Street investment bank and advisory platform dedicated to the Cannabis market. We are a specialized boutique banking and strategic advisory firm that provides investment banking, market intelligence, investor relations, and corporate development services to emerging growth companies in the cannabis sector. Our banking practice, through broker-dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, provides capital and M&A to fund the growth of our clients, while our advisory practice helps to position and build their businesses. Leveraging our team’s decades of high level operating and transactional experience on Wall Street, in industry and in the government, we provide flexible comprehensive strategic and financial solutions that assist cannabis enterprises in realizing their full potential. For more information, please visit http://www.viridianca.com.
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