AWH Announces Additional Senior Debt Financing of US$36.5 Million

Closing of additional financing under the option to increase the existing term loan —

NEW YORK, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – To go up Wellbeing Holdings, Inc. (“AWH” or the “Company”) (CSE: AAWH.U) (OTCQX: AAWH), a multi-state vertically integrated cannabis operator focused on improving lives through cannabis, is pleased to announce that it closed its doors on $36.5 million additional financing under the option to increase its existing term credit facility. In August 2021the company announcement he had closed a $210 million Senior secured term loan credit facility with Seaport Global Securities LLC as lead manager.

“We appreciate the support of our lenders and are pleased to obtain $36.5 million additional funding. This funding will support our investments in near-term growth initiatives, including the expansion of our Pennsylvania assets and acquisition of MedMen NY. We continue to explore all financing options, including additional capacity under the term loan increase option,” said Dan NevilleCFO of AWH.

About Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc (AWH):
AWH is a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator with licenses and assets in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Massachusetts, New Jerseyand Pennsylvania. AWH owns and operates state-of-the-art cultivation facilities, cultivating award-winning varieties and producing a curated selection of produce for retail and wholesale customers. AWH produces and distributes its own Simply Herb, Ozone and Ozone Reserve branded products. For more information, visit www.awholdings.com.

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SOURCE Ascend Wellness Holdings, LLC

Carol M. Barragan