Merida Capital Partners named independent member of Merida's committee.
NEW YORK: Merida Capital Partners has been named the third independent member of Merida's six-person Investment Committee. The firm also announced three additional hires and the promotion of Daisy Mellet to Partner.
Merida Capital Partners is a cannabis-focused private equity fund, announced that Danny Moses, a private investor and entrepreneur best known for his role as a trader navigating the global financial crisis as chronicled in The Big Short. Joining Merida in 2017 as Chief Administrative Officer, Mellet has been instrumental in driving the private equity fund's daily operations, continued growth and flow of communications with portfolio companies, investors and Merida's strategic partners, said Mitch Baruchowitz, Managing Partner of Merida. "Daisy's ability to manage our internal investment process and external communications is a testament to her achievements and hard work and her elevation to Partner is well-deserved."
Prior to joining Merida, Mellet helped launch Seawolf Capital, LLC, a long/short equity fund based in New York City where Mr. Moses was also a Managing Partner. Ms. Mellet first served as an Investor Relations Manager and eventually as the fund's Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Seawolf, Mellet was an Associate in Operations at FrontPoint Partners from 2006 to 2011. Mellet holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from St. Joseph's University and a Masters of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from the New School for SocialResearch.