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GWG Holdings, Inc. Announces Correction to Non-GAAP Net Asset Value Calculation

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On August 12, 2016 (in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q) and August 16, 2016 (in an earnings press release), GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:GWGH) reported non-GAAP net asset value of $111,858,000, or $18.72 per common share, at June 30, 2016, based on an aggregate redemption value of preferred stock of $24,418,000. Following the release of this information, GWG Holdings identified an error in calculation that had inadvertently omitted the redemption value of Redeemable Preferred Stock sold during the second quarter of 2016. As a result, the corrected aggregate preferred stock redemption value at June 30, 2016 was $34,799,000, resulting in a corrected non-GAAP net asset value of $101,477,000, or $16.98 per common share, at June 30, 2016.

Other than as explained above, all other information originally reported remains unchanged. The correction described herein has no impact on the company’s assets or stockholders’ equity, revenue, or income (loss) for the second quarter or the first six months of 2016, nor does it impact cash flow or liquidity.

About GWG Holdings, Inc.

GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:GWGH) is a specialty finance company and a leader in the life insurance secondary market. GWG is dedicated to creating a vibrant life insurance secondary market for the economic benefit of seniors with life insurance who are seeking post-retirement financial solutions, investors seeking yield derived from non-correlated assets, financial advisors seeking value-added products and services for their clients, and shareholders seeking to gain from the realization of this marketplace. As of June 30, 2016, GWG’s growing portfolio consisted of over $1.1 billion in face value of policy benefits. Since 2006, GWG has purchased over $2 billion in life insurance policy benefits and paid seniors $357 million for their life insurance.

For more information about GWG Holdings, email info@gwglife.com or visit www.gwglife.com.

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Investor Contacts: Larry Clark (310) 622-8223 Financial Profiles, Inc. GWGH@finprofiles.com Media Contacts: Rose Reifsnyder Senior Vice President, Marketing GWG Holdings, Inc. (612) 840-7204 rreifsnyder@gwglife.com

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