Merida Capital Partners
Peter Rosenberg is a partner and member of the Investment Committee at Merida Capital Partners, a New York based private equity fund focused on investing in the cannabis industry. Peter has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, where he has focused on leveraged finance, capital markets, strategic advisory, private equity and asset management. Throughout his career, he has executed capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring transactions. Before joining Merida, Peter was a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps as a Mergers and Acquisitions investment banker specializing in the Consumer and Retail sectors. Previously, Peter was a Managing Director with Wells Fargo Securities, the investment banking and capital markets platform for Wells Fargo Corporation; while there, he was responsible for sourcing and executing financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions for middle market entrepreneurial and financial sponsor owned companies. Prior to Wells Fargo Securities, he was a Managing Director and established and managed the San Francisco office for Barrington Associates, a Los Angeles-based boutique mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. At Barrington, he completed divestiture and recapitalization transactions in the consumer, retail, industrial and business services sectors and was responsible for relationship management with middle market private equity firms. In addition, he was a Director at Salomon Smith Barney, focusing on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions for West Coast consumer product, specialty retail, financial services and industrial companies. Rosenberg has also held senior positions at BLUM Capital and Comann, Howard & Flamen. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with a B.S. degree in Business and Administration and holds Series 7, 24, and 63 FINRA securities licenses.