Ferroglobe PLC (the Parent), Ferroglobe Finance Company, PLC (the UK Issuer) and Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (Globe and, together with the UK Issuer, the Issuers) are offering to qualifying noteholders the opportunity to exchange (the Exchange Offer) any and all of the 9?% Senior Notes due 2022 issued by the Parent and Globe (the Old Notes) for a total consideration per $1,000 principal amount of Old Notes comprising (i) $1,000 aggregate principal amount of new 9?% senior secured notes due 2025 to be issued by the Issuers (the New Notes) plus (ii) a cash fee, which the Parent will, at the direction of the qualifying noteholders (which direction shall be deemed to be given by such qualifying noteholders participating in the Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation), apply as cash consideration for a subscription of new ordinary shares of the Parent (the Equity Fee), as set forth in the table below, or in any other manner that the Ad Hoc Group (as defined below) may agree with the Parent. The Exchange Offer is being made pursuant to the Offering and Consent Solicitation Memorandum dated June 23, 2021 (the Offering and Consent Solicitation Memorandum). The Exchange Offer is scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on July 21, 2021, unless extended (such time and date, as the same may be extended, the Expiration Date). Qualifying noteholders who validly tender and do not validly withdraw their Old Notes by the Expiration Date will be eligible to receive the total exchange consideration set forth in the table above. Qualifying noteholders may withdraw tendered Old Notes at any time prior to the Expiration Date but not thereafter. Qualifying noteholders who validly tender their Old Notes will be deemed to have consented to the Proposed Amendments. Indenture). The Proposed Amendments will eliminate substantially all of the restrictive covenants, all of the reporting covenants and certain of the events of default in the Old Notes Indenture, if adopted. The Proposed Amendments to the Old Notes will become effective upon execution of a supplemental indenture to the Old Notes Indenture (the Supplemental Indenture). Qualifying noteholders who validly tender their Old Notes (and do not validly withdraw such tendered Old Notes prior to the Expiration Date) will be deemed to have delivered Consents to the Proposed Amendments with respect to the entire principal amount of Old Notes tendered by such holders. Holders may not deliver Consents without tendering their Old Notes and holders may not tender their Old Notes without delivering Consents. The consent solicitation with respect to the Proposed Amendments to the Old Notes Indenture is referred to herein as the Consent Solicitation. The consummation of the Exchange Offer is subject to satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions (the Exchange Offer Conditions), including, among others, the receipt of valid tenders of Old Notes, not withdrawn, and Consents, not revoked, of not less than $335.72 million (or 95.92%) in principal amount outstanding of the Old Notes in the Exchange Offer (the Minimum Participation Condition). For the avoidance of doubt, the Requisite Consents must be received from holders holding not less than a majority of the then outstanding (as determined in accordance with the Old Notes Indenture) aggregate principal amount of the Old Notes in order to effect the Proposed Amendments in the manner contemplated by the Consent Solicitation. The Exchange Offer Conditions also include (i) the receipt of at least $40 million in gross proceeds from the issuance and sale of new ordinary shares of the Parent to investors (the Equity Placement) and (ii) the receipt of at least $20 million in gross proceeds from the Super Senior Notes Offer or from the backstop arrangement thereof (together, the Transaction Effective Date Condition). The Transaction Effective Date Condition may not be waived. The Parent and the Issuers reserve the right, subject to applicable law, at their option and in their sole discretion to extend, reopen, amend or terminate the Exchange Offer and the Consent Solicitation at any time as provided in the Offering and Consent Solicitation Memorandum. Details of any such extension, amendment or termination will be announced as provided in the Offering and Consent Solicitation Memorandum as soon as reasonably practicable after the relevant decision is made. Concurrently with the Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation, the UK Issuer is offering to the existing holders of the Old Notes the opportunity to subscribe to additional senior secured notes due 2025 ($40 million of which in principal amount was issued on May 17, 2021) (the Super Senior Notes) that is equal to its pro rata share of the principal amount of all Old Notes beneficially held by such noteholder as at July 7, 2021 (the Record Time) (Super Senior Notes Entitlement). Pursuant to the purchase agreement for the Super Senior Notes Offer available from the Information Agent (the Super Senior Notes Offer Purchase Agreement), a qualifying noteholder must, (A) by no later than July 7, 2021 (the Super Senior Notes Offer Subscription Deadline), (i) participate in the Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation with respect to all of its holdings by submitting Custody Instructions on the Exchange Offer and the Consent Solicitation; (ii) return to the information agent a duly executed and completed account holder letter; (iii) and provide all relevant KYC documentation required of it to the escrow agent; and (B) by no later than July 22, 2021 (the Super Senior Notes Escrow Funding Deadline), deposit the funds necessary for its proposed purchase of Super Senior Notes with the Escrow Agent.