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Vertically integrated multistate cannabis operator Ascend Wellness closes on $36.5 million of debt


Ascend Wellness Holdings is a vertically integrated multistate cannabis operator with licenses and assets in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.


AWH owns and operates state-of-the-art cultivation facilities, growing award-winning strains and producing a curated selection of products for retail and wholesale customers


Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc. (“AWH” or the “Company”) (CSE: AAWH.U) (OTCQX: AAWH), a multi-state, vertically integrated cannabis operator focused on bettering lives through cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has closed on $36.5M of additional funding under the increase option of its existing term loan credit facility. In August 2021, the Company announced it had closed on a US$210 million Senior Secured Term Loan credit facility with Seaport Global Securities LLC as lead manager.


“We appreciate the support from our lenders and are pleased to secure $36.5 million of additional financing. This financing 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 Neville, Chief Financial Officer of AWH.


About Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc (AWH): AWH is a vertically integrated multistate cannabis operator with licenses and assets in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. AWH owns and operates state-of-the-art cultivation facilities, growing award-winning strains and producing a curated selection of products for retail and wholesale customers. AWH produces and distributes its in-house Simply Herb, Ozone, and Ozone Reserve branded products.


For more information, visit www.awholdings.com.


SOURCE Ascend Wellness Holdings, LLC