WM Holding Company, LLC to List on Nasdaq Through Merger with Silver Spike Acquisition Corp.


<![CDATA[IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PRESS RELEASE–WM Holding Company, LLC and Silver Spike Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive agreement for a business combination that would result in WMH becoming a public company. The combined company will be led by Chris Beals, chief executive officer of WMH, and is expected to remain listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market.Company OverviewFounded in 2008, WMH operates Weedmaps, an online listings marketplace for cannabis consumers and businesses, and WM Business, an SaaS subscription offering sold to cannabis retailers and brands. The company solely provides software and other technology solutions and is non-plant touching. WMH has grown revenue at a CAGR of 40% over the last five years and is on track to deliver $160 million in revenue and $35 million in EBITDA for 2020.The cannabis market in the U.S. is expected to double over the next five years as the majority of U.S. adults support having legal access to cannabis. Despite these expectations of growth, cannabis users in the U.S. are still a small sub-segment of the population today, and retail density is still low across the majority of states with regulated legal cannabis markets. The regulations related to these markets are often complex and disparate across states as well as cities and counties within regulated states. Cannabis itself is a highly complex and non-shelf stable consumer product. These dynamics present a challenging and sometimes uncertain environment for consumers seeking legal cannabis products and for businesses selling to cannabis users while operating in a compliant fashion.WMH addresses these challenges with its Weedmaps marketplace and WM Business SaaS subscription offering. Over the past 12 years, Weedmaps has grown to become the premier destination for cannabis consumers, with over 10 million monthly active users and over 18,000 business listings across every U.S. state,…

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