Canopy Rivers Inc., the venture capital arm of cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp., reported a net loss of nearly $3-million in its latest quarter.
The company says the loss amounted to two cents per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, compared with a net loss of $6.6-million or five cents a share a year ago.
Operating income in what was the first quarter of the company’s 2020 financial year totalled $2.7-million, up from $744,000, including royalty, interest and lease income.
During the quarter, Canopy Rivers made $18.8-million in new investments in High Beauty, Biolumic and Zeakal.
The company also contributed a total of $6.0-million to existing investees Agripharm and Greenhouse Juice Co.
Canopy Rivers holds a diversified portfolio of 18 companies in the cannabis sector.