Societal CDMO Announces Closing of $8.3 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO and GAINESVILLE, Ga., Aug. 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Societal CDMO, Inc. (“Societal”; NASDAQ: SCTL), a contract development and manufacturing organization (“CDMO”) dedicated to solving complex formulation and manufacturing challenges primarily in small molecule therapeutic development, today announced that the company closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 20,750,000 shares of its common stock (or common stock equivalents) at a public offering price of $0.40 per share of common stock (or common stock equivalent) on Monday, August 28, 2023. The gross proceeds of the offering were $8.3 million, before underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. Societal intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

“We are pleased to have closed this financing as it provides Societal with additional funding to support the continued execution of our growth objectives. This comes at a time in which we are generating ongoing momentum in pursuing and winning new business, both from the establishment of entirely new customer relationships and the expansion of existing customer projects, all while aggressively managing our expenditures during an industry slowdown that is making it challenging for drug innovators to secure funding for their programs,” said David Enloe, chief executive officer of Societal. “Additionally, we believe that our overall position has been further strengthened by the recent appointment of Matt Arens to our board of directors. Matt is a highly regarded life science industry investor with a track record of supporting micro-cap, small-cap, and mid-cap health care companies that are well positioned for growth. We welcome him to the board and look forward to the contributions he will make to advancing our achievement of key corporate objectives.”

Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC acted as the sole managing underwriter for the offering.

The securities were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 26, 2021, and declared effective by the SEC on April 20, 2021. The offering was made only by means of the prospectus and prospectus supplement that forms a part of the registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to, and describing the terms of, the offering, have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC's website at Copies may also be obtained by contacting Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 222 South 9th Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, by telephone at (612) 334-6300, or by email at

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Societal CDMO

Societal CDMO (Nasdaq: SCTL) is a bi-coastal contract development and manufacturing organization (“CDMO”) with capabilities spanning pre-Investigational New Drug (“IND”) development to commercial manufacturing and packaging for a wide range of therapeutic dosage forms with a primary focus in the area of small molecules. With an expertise in solving complex manufacturing problems, Societal CDMO is a leading CDMO providing therapeutic development, end-to-end regulatory support, clinical and commercial manufacturing, aseptic fill/finish, lyophilization, packaging and logistics services to the global pharmaceutical market.

In addition to Societal’s experience in handling DEA controlled substances and developing and manufacturing modified-release dosage forms, Societal CDMO has the expertise to deliver on its clients’ pharmaceutical development and manufacturing projects, regardless of complexity level. Societal does all of this in its best-in-class facilities, which total 145,000 square feet, in Gainesville, Georgia and San Diego, California.

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Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements, among other things, relate to the Company’s expectations regarding its use of net proceeds from the offering, the Company’s updated cash runway, and execution of the Company’s business strategy, including its establishment of entirely new customer relationships, expansion of existing customer projects, and management of its expenditures. The words “anticipate”, “believe”, “correlate”, “could”, “estimate”, “upcoming”, “expect”, “intend”, “may”, “plan”, “predict”, “project”, “will” and similar terms and phrases may be used to identify forward-looking statements in this press release. The Company’s operations involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside its control, and any one of which, or a combination of which, could materially affect its results of operations and whether the forward-looking statements ultimately prove to be correct. Factors that could cause the Company’s actual outcomes to differ materially from those expressed in or underlying these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with market conditions and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the offering, risks and uncertainties associated with demand for the Company’s services, which depends in part on customers’ research and development and the clinical plans and market success of their products; customers’ changing inventory requirements and manufacturing plans; customers and prospective customers decisions to move forward with the Company’s manufacturing services; the average profitability, or mix, of the products the Company manufactures; the Company’s ability to enhance existing or introduce new services in a timely manner; fluctuations in the costs, availability, and suitability of the components of the products the Company manufactures, including active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients, purchased components and raw materials, or the Company’s customers facing increasing or new competition. These forward-looking statements should be considered together with the risks and uncertainties that may affect the Company’s business and future results presented herein along with those risks and uncertainties discussed in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law.

Stephanie Diaz (Investors)
Vida Strategic Partners
(415) 675-7401

Tim Brons (Media)
Vida Strategic Partners
(415) 675-7402

Ryan D. Lake (CFO)
Societal CDMO
(770) 531-8365

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