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Our Firm

Trichome Capital is an independent advisory firm specialized in providing corporate finance, strategic consulting and business development services to the regulated cannabis industry and parallel sectors including agribusiness, food and beverage, as well as healthcare.

We operate primarily in the lower middle market and provide tailored advice to investors, companies, shareholders and management teams on a variety of issues from mergers & acquisitions, divestments, capital raises, new business ventures (start-ups), etc.

The independence of our firm ensures we’re totally aligned with our clients’ interests from start to finish of a project, and allows us to create long term relationships built on trust, integrity and absolute transparency.

Strategic Consultancy

Transform your business

We help companies define and implement strategic plans to successfully bring the future into focus.

Buy-Side M&A

Accelerate growth via acquisitions

We provide clients with expert advice throughout the entire acquisition process.

Sell-Side M&A

Maximize shareholder value

Our tailored approach and complete dedication helps guide business owners to a successful sale.

Capital Raises

Find the best investor

We have the contacts and skills required to find the right partner and access funding.

Our Sectors

Specialist service requires a unique understanding of a client’s industry. This is why Trichome Capital is focused on four key, interconnected, sector verticals. Learn more about our sector experience below.
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Cannabis

Great experience in an emerging market

Focused on helping companies across the entire cannabis value chain

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Healthcare

Global advice for a global industry

Bringing diverse and deep experience to every healthcare engagement

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Agribusiness

Strong roots in a fundamental sector

Extensive knowledge of the changes occurring in the global agriculture industry

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Food and Beverage

Sound experience across a broad sector

Our “appetite” for this industry provides us with the know-how and contacts to successfully navigate this market

Our Team

Trichome Capital is passionately led by our founder Nicholas Balk and is supported by a team of experienced professionals that help ensure clients receive only the best service and outcomes.
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Nicholas Balk – Managing Director

Nicholas is a seasoned professional and entrepreneur with more than 10 years of international finance and consulting experience. He has worked and advised on a multitude of transactions in a variety of sectors and countries however the latter half of his career has been focused primarily on European based projects in the healthcare and agro-food sectors.

Nicholas began his finance career in the Corporate Banking team at HSBC in Australia. He later took a position at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi in London in their European Corporate Research division, before moving to a variety of M&A roles at ONEtoONE Corporate Finance and CW Downer & Co. (now Alantra) in Spain. Before founding Trichome Capital, he held the position of M&A Director at Banca March, Spain’s leading private bank.

Nicholas holds a Master of Business from Queensland University of Technology (Australia) and Bachelor degrees in Commerce and International Business from Griffith University (Australia). He also boasts a graduate certificate in cannabis from Oaksterdam University, California and a diploma in Export Management from the Australian Institute of Export. He is fluent in English and Spanish.