ACETO Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Thu Feb 7, 2013 1:27pm EST

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACETO Corporation (Nasdaq:ACET), a global
leader in the marketing, sale and distribution of products for Human Health, Pharmaceutical
Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a
regular quarterly dividend of $0.055 per common share. This quarterly cash dividend will be
distributed on March 26, 2013 to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2013.


ACETO Corporation, incorporated in 1947, is a global leader in the marketing, sale and
distribution of products for Human Health (finished dosage form generics and nutraceutical
products), Pharmaceutical Ingredients (pharmaceutical intermediates and active pharmaceutical
ingredients) and Performance Chemicals (specialty chemicals and agricultural protection products).
With business operations in nine countries, ACETO distributes over 1,100 chemical compounds used
principally as finished products or raw materials in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical,
agricultural, coatings and industrial chemical industries. ACETO's global operations, including a
staff of 26 in China and 12 in India, are distinctive in the industry and enable its worldwide
sourcing and regulatory capabilities.

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securities laws. To the extent any statements made in this news release contain information that
is not historical, these statements are essentially forward-looking and as such, are subject to
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of
the Company, which could cause actual results and outcomes to differ materially from those
expressed herein. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set
forth or implied by any forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to, risks and
uncertainties discussed in ACETO's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including, but not limited to, ACETO's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June
30, 2012 and other filings. Copies of these filings are available at
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whether from new information, future events or otherwise.

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