Restructuring Information

On January 11, 2016, Arch Coal announced that it reached an agreement with the majority of its senior lenders on the terms of a financial restructuring that is expected to eliminate more than $4.5 billion in debt from Arch’s balance sheet and position the company for long-term financial success. To facilitate this financial restructuring, Arch elected to file for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Our mining operations and customer shipments will continue in the ordinary course throughout this court-supervised process.

Arch continues to be one of the strongest competitors in the industry – supported by our large-scale and low-cost operations. The court-supervised process will allow us to continue to operate in the ordinary course. We fully expect to continue to pay our employees, suppliers and vendors and to deliver exceptional customer service, while we strengthen our position as a leading miner and marketer of coal.

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