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FSD Pharma Inc. Announces US$10 Million Registered Direct Offering

TORONTO (July 31, 2020) FSD Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: HUGE) (CSE: HUGE.CN) (“FSD Pharma” or the “Company”), today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with investors for the purchase and sale of 2,762,430 Class B Subordinate Voting Shares of the Company (“Shares”) and warrants to purchase 1,381,215 Shares (collectively, the “Securities”) at a purchase price of US$3.62 per Share in a registered direct offering. The warrants will have an exercise price of US$4.26 per Share, will be immediately exercisable and will expire five years from the date of issuance. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about August 4, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners is acting as sole placement agent for the offering. Brookline Capital Markets, a division of Arcadia Securities, LLC, acted as the Company’s financial advisor for the offering.

The Company has also granted the A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners an option to arrange for purchases of up to an additional US$10.0 million of Securities on the terms above for a period of 30 days following the initial closing.

This offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) on Form F-10 that the Company has previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A prospectus supplement describing the terms of the proposed offering will be filed with the SEC and with the securities commissions in each of the provinces of Canada (other than Québec) and will be available on the SEC’s EDGAR website located at and on the SEDAR website maintained by the Canadian Securities Administrators at Before investing in this offering, interested parties should read in their entirety the prospectus in that registration statement, the prospectus supplement and other documents that the Company has filed with the SEC that are incorporated by reference in such prospectus supplement and the prospectus, for more complete information about the Company and this offering. You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at or SEDAR at Alternatively, electronic copies of the prospectus and the prospectus supplement may be obtained, when available, from A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, 590 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (212) 624-2060, 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 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.

Approval of Issuance of Share Compensation

On July 24, 2020, the board of directors of the Company authorized the issuance of 1,322,927 Shares in the aggregate as compensation to the Company’s directors, officers and certain of its employees.

About FSD Pharma

FSD Pharma Inc. is a publicly-traded holding company, since May 2018.

FSD Pharma BioSciences, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, is a specialty biotech pharmaceutical R&D company focused on developing over time multiple applications of its lead compound, ultramicronized-palmitoylethanolamide (“FSD201”), by down-regulating the cytokines to effectuate an anti-inflammatory response.

Forward-Looking Statements

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its regulation services provider accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

Certain statements contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable Canadian and U.S. securities laws (collectively, “Forward-Looking Information”). Forward-Looking Information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to FSD Pharma’s strategy, plans or future financial or operating performance, receipt of any U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals, the costs associated with such planned trials, FSD Pharma’s ability to obtain required funding and the terms and timing thereof, the development of any applications of FSD201, by down-regulating the cytokines to effectuate an anti-inflammatory response and statements regarding the closing of the offering. The use of words such as “budget”, “intend”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “plan”, “forecast”, “future”, “target”, “project”, “capacity”, “could”, “should”, “focus”, “proposed”, “scheduled”, “outlook”, “potential”, “estimate” and other similar words, and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts, or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur, are intended to identify Forward-Looking Information and are based on FSD Pharma’s current beliefs or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Such beliefs or assumptions necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such Forward‐Looking Information. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in the prospectus supplement, the prospectus and the registration statement, as well as in the Company’s continuous disclosure filings available under the Company’s SEDAR profile at and under the Company’s EDGAR profile at Forward‐Looking Information is not a guarantee of performance. The Forward-Looking Information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof, and FSD Pharma is not obligated to update or revise any Forward-Looking Information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. Because of the risks, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors should not place undue reliance on Forward Looking-Information. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any Forward-Looking Information contained herein.

For further information:

Sandy Huard, Head of Communications, FSD Pharma Inc.
(647) 864-7969

Zeeshan Saeed, President, FSD Pharma Inc.

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