Chairman of the Board
David Goldburg joined Merida Capital Partners in late 2017 as a Senior Partner. Merida Capital Partners is a private equity fund targeting investments in the cannabis and hemp sectors worldwide. The investment portfolio consists of leading players in the cannabis ecosystem across the following verticals: banking and government regulation, cultivation and production, processing, testing labs, and dispensary and retail operations. Mr. Goldburg has specialized in credit investing for the past 25 years, managing proprietary investment portfolios at leading Wall Street firms and hedge funds. Before joining Merida, he founded Battlebourne Capital, a cross-capital structure investment firm, in January 2016. Prior to Battlebourne, Mr. Goldburg served as the senior member of the New York office of Silver Rock Financial, Michael Milken’s family office, since its inception in 2010. Previously, Mr. Goldburg was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in the Bank Loan Distressed Investing Group, where he became responsible for managing a $1.0+ billion proprietary investment portfolio. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he had senior responsibility managing distressed credit portfolios at Oak Hill Advisors, Morgan Stanley, and Bear Stearns.