Globe Newswire 8-Nov-2018 4:06 PM
Brink's to Provide Secure Logistics and Cash Management Services to Canada's Largest Cannabis Producer
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO), the global leader in total cash management, secure route-based logistics and payment solutions, today announced that its Brink's Canada subsidiary has entered into a multi-year agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC, TSX:WEED) to provide secure logistics and cash management services for Canopy Growth's domestic and international cannabis operations. Based in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth is a global leader in cannabis production, retailing and related services. On October 17, 2018, cannabis became legal in Canada for recreational use.
In addition to providing secure logistics and cash management services, Brink's and Canopy Growth will develop a cross-selling program that enables Brink's to provide services to Canopy Growth's affiliated growers and retail customers. Canopy Growth's international transportation and security needs will be provided by Brink's Global Services ("BGS"), a Brink's subsidiary that provides secure logistics for international shipments of high-value commodities.
Doug Pertz, Brink's president and CEO, said: "The rapidly growing cannabis industry requires security solutions for its products as well as its cash, and Brink's is uniquely positioned to provide these solutions. Our partnership with Canopy Growth, a leading producer and exporter of cannabis, diversifies our customer base and leverages BGS' global network of secure logistics operations. We look forward to building a strong relationship with Canopy Growth as it grows throughout Canada and continues to enter new international markets."
About The Brink's Company
The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) is the global leader in total cash management, secure route-based logistics and payment solutions including cash-in-transit, ATM services, cash management services (including vault outsourcing, money processing and intelligent safe services), and international transportation of valuables. Our customers include financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers and other commercial operations. Our global network of operations in 41 countries serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit our website at www.Brinks.com or call 804-289-9709.
About Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis and hemp company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties in dried, oil and Softgel capsule forms. From product and process innovation to market execution, Canopy Growth is driven by a passion for leadership and a commitment to building a world-class cannabis company one product, site and country at a time. The Company has operations in 12 countries across five continents. The Company is proudly dedicated to educating healthcare practitioners, conducting robust clinical research, and furthering the public's understanding of cannabis, and through its partly owned subsidiary, Canopy Health Innovations, has devoted millions of dollars toward cutting edge, commercializable research and IP development. Through partly owned subsidiary Canopy Rivers Corporation, the Company is providing resources and investment to new market entrants and building a portfolio of stable investments in the sector. From our historic public listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange to our continued international expansion, pride in advancing shareholder value through leadership is engrained in all we do at Canopy Growth. Canopy Growth has established partnerships with leading sector names including cannabis icon Snoop Dogg, breeding legends DNA Genetics and Green House seeds, and Fortune 500 alcohol leader Constellation Brands, to name but a few. Canopy Growth operates ten licensed cannabis production sites with over 4.3 million square feet of production capacity, including over 500,000 square feet of GMP certified production space. For more information visit www.canopygrowth.com
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