AAC Holdings, Inc. Completes Rhode Island Acquisition

Purchase signals AAC’s continued expansion of outpatient strategy; creates strong regional footprint

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--()--AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAC), through its applicable subsidiary, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Clinical Services of Rhode Island, Inc. (“CSRI”), a provider of intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment services, for $665,057 in cash and 42,460 restricted shares of AAC Holdings’ common stock.

CSRI operates three outpatient treatment facilities located in Greenville, Portsmouth and South Kingstown, R.I. CSRI generated revenue of approximately $1.2 million and Adjusted EBITDA of approximately $0.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2014.

“We are pleased to bring CSRI into the fold and increase our outpatient network to five stand alone centers,” says Michael Cartwright, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAC Holdings. “A significant number of our residential clients come from the New England area. With CSRI, we are now able to better serve and support these clients by providing a full continuum of care that includes local outpatient services. We are excited to expand our footprint into New England and look forward to strengthening our presence in the region in the future.”

In connection with the closing, the Company has elevated Reinhard Straub to serve as Clinical and Business Development Liaison for American Addiction Centers, Inc. and has named Peter Letendre CEO and Clinical Director - Rhode Island Operations.

About American Addiction Centers

American Addiction Centers is a leading provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services. We treat adults as well as adolescents who are struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, and co-occurring mental/behavioral health issues. We operate 12 substance abuse treatment facilities and one mental health facility specializing in binge eating disorders. Located throughout the United States, these facilities are focused on delivering effective clinical care and treatment solutions. For more information, please find us at AmericanAddictionCenters.org or follow us on Twitter @AAC_Tweet.

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Contacts

Investor Contact:
SCR Partners
Tripp Sullivan, 615-760-1104
IR@contactAAC.com
or
Media Contact:
Molly Cate, 615-254-0575
MCate@contactAAC.com

Release Summary

AAC Holdings, Inc. Completes Rhode Island Acquisition

Contacts

Investor Contact:
SCR Partners
Tripp Sullivan, 615-760-1104
IR@contactAAC.com
or
Media Contact:
Molly Cate, 615-254-0575
MCate@contactAAC.com