SOURCE: VAPE Holdings, Inc.

March 29, 2016 08:00 ET

VAPE Holdings Closes Third Round of Debt Restructure and Consolidation

The Company Announced Today It Has Entered Into Agreements for a Third Tranche of a Debt Restructuring Plan

AGOURA HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2016) - VAPE Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: VAPE) (the "Company" or "VAPE"), a holding company focused on providing healthy, efficient, and sustainable vaporization products, announced today it has entered into agreements for a third tranche of a debt restructuring and consolidation plan targeting the Company's approximately $1,000,000 in convertible debt.

Last week, the Company agreed to a debt buy-out and restructure of an additional $338,500 in convertible debt of two noteholders. To date, the Company has successfully restructured approximately $779,000 in previously issued convertible debt consolidated into a single financing partner.

"With approximately 80% of the previously acquired convertible notes restructured and consolidated into our new funding partner, I feel confident that we will be able to accomplish a complete debt restructuring. With only one player in the market, combined with our upward trajectory on both HIVE and Revival, we are looking forward to putting this debt issue behind us. I said in my 2015 Letter to Shareholders that I wanted to tackle our convertible debt issue. We are almost there and I will not stop until this objective is complete," stated Justin Braune, CEO of VAPE.

About VAPE Holdings, Inc.

VAPE Holdings, Inc. focuses on designing, marketing, and distributing various vaporization products. The company offers medical and food grade ceramic products primarily under the HIVE Ceramics brand throughout North America, Europe and South America. HIVE offers a nonporous, non-corrosive, chemically inert ceramic vaporization element, which can be used for a range of applications, including stand-alone vaporization products and electronic cigarettes. The company is based in Agoura Hills, California.

For more information on HIVE Ceramics and to visit our e-commerce site, please visit: http://www.hiveceramics.com.

For more information on Revival and to visit our e-commerce site, please visit: http://www.revivalvapes.com.

From time to time, VAPE Holdings will provide market updates and news via its website http://www.vapeholdings.com/ or the Company's Facebook page at http://on.fb.me/1d5c7iO.

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