Arch Coal, Inc.

Arch Coal, Inc.

Arch Coal, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1969

Headquarters

One CityPlace Drive, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO, 63141, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

3,790

Industries

Coal

Company Description

U.S.-based Arch Coal is a top five global coal producer and marketer, with 157 million tons of coal sold in 2011. Our core business is supplying cleaner-burning, low-sulfur thermal and metallurgical coal to power generators and steel manufacturers on five continents. Arch is the most diversified American coal company with mining complexes across every major U.S. coal supply basin. In total, we represent 15% of America’s coal supply from our mining complexes in Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland. We control a vast domestic reserve base totaling 5.6 billion tons. Of that total, more than 70% of our reserves are low in sulfur

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

President, Chief Operating Officer & Director

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President of Law, General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Commercial Officer

Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Public Policy

Senior Vice President, Operations

Vice President, Human Resources

General Manager

Board of Directors

President at Renco Steel Holdings, Inc.

Managing Principal at Monarch Alternative Capital LP

Chief Executive Officer at Arch Coal, Inc.

Former President & Chief Commercial Officer at Peabody Energy Corp.

Managing Director at Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP

Managing Director at Zolfo Cooper LLP

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Sachs Holdings, Inc.

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Formed in 2002, Monarch Alternative Capital is an established and successful distressed debt firm with many distinguishing factors. Monarch's research-oriented approach and “event-driven” investment strategy have been developed by the team over the past twenty years in the industry. Monarch draws on the skills and experience of a deep and talented team with many years working together in the distressed debt sector. The co-Portfolio Managers Michael Weinstock and Andrew Herenstein have been investing together in distressed debt for twenty years and with fellow co-founder Christopher Santana for fifteen years.

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Davidson Kempner Capital Management (DKCM) invests client assets using a variety of arbitrage and other event-driven strategies, including \"risk\" arbitrage transactions and investments in financially distressed companies. The firm's primary investment strategies include distressed investing; mergers and acquisitions (or \"risk\") arbitrage; long/short equities; and convertible and volatility arbitrage.DKCM's distressed investments strategy involves investing in securities or other financial instruments of stressed or distressed companies undergoing liquidation, restructuring, refinancing pressures or substantial litigation. As these opportunities are identified, they are subjected to rigorous, fundamental, bottom up analysis. This analysis evaluates legal, financial, regulatory, litigation and timing issues.The firm's merger arbitrage strategy involves investing in securities with an announced hard catalyst and a clearly defined risk/return trade profile. These catalysts include announced merger or takeover offers (friendly and unsolicited), tender offers, auctions, exchange offers, spin-offs, re-capitalizations and legal/regulatory events. DKCM analyzes the business conditions of the company and processes the surrounding the event to determine how the anticipated outcome of the event may affect the trading prices of the company's securities. DKCM then seeks to purchase these securities at a discount to what they believe their value will be following the event.DKCM's long/short equities strategy involves investing in: long positions that they believe areundervalued by the market relative to their intrinsic or fundamental value and trade at a discount to such value and short positions they believe are fundamentally overvalued by the market and trade at a premium to fair value.DCKM's convertible and volatility arbitrage strategy encompasses traditional convertible bond arbitrage, as well as opportunistic relative value volatility trades.

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Packer & Co. Ltd. is an Australian private company located in Perth that provides investment advice. The firm was founded in 1993 by Willy Packer, he has been the CEO since then.

Recent Transactions
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Revelation Energy LLC purchases Lone Mountain Processing Co LLC from Arch Coal, Inc.

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Blackhawk Mining LLC purchases ICG Hazard LLC from Arch Coal, Inc.

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UGM Holdings Pty Ltd. purchases ICG ADDCAR Systems LLC from Arch Coal, Inc.

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Auditor

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. issued Common Stock

Investment Advisor

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. purchases International Coal Group, Inc.

Manager

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. issued Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. purchases International Coal Group, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. purchases International Coal Group, Inc.

Attorney

Advised onArch Coal, Inc. purchases International Coal Group, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Deputy Chair, Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Advisor

Co-Head for Americas, Global Industrials Group at Credit Suisse Group AG

Legal Advisor

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Clients

With 100 million tonnes of annual production capacity and 260,000 employees across 60 countries, ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. We are the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading research and development and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in more than 22 countries spanning four continents, the company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature

With 4.4 million customers and more than 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Platts' 2011 Power Company of the Year and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings.

United States Steel Corp. engages in the manufacturing and selling of steel products. It operates through the following segments: Flat-Rolled Products, U.S. Steel Europe, and Tubular Products. The Flat-Rolled Products segment includes managing steel plants and production facilities that manufactures steel slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, tin mill, iron ore, and coke. The U.S. Steel Europe segment offers producing and marketsing strip mill plates, spiral welded pipe, heating radiators, refractory ceramic materials. The Tubular Products segment involves in manufacturing and trading seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing. line pipe, and mechanical tubing. The company was founded in 1901 by Andrew Carnegie, John Pierpont Morgan, Charles Michael Schwab, and Elbert Henry Gary and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Former President, Eastern US Operations at Arch Coal, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$1.81B
Total Enterprise Value
$2.15B
Earnings Per Share
$9.84
Revenue
$2.33B
Net Profit
$238M
EBITDA
$396M
EBITDAMargin
17.01%
Total Debt
$326M
Total Equity
$666M
Enterprise Value Sales
0.93x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.44x
TEVNet Income
9.04x
Debt TEV
0.15x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-7.42%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-10.96%
Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$1,000
2014
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Magnum Coal Co., Inc. provides coal mining and exploration services. It controls high Btu, low sulfur coal and operates mines and preparation plants. The company is headquartered in Charleston, WV.

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Financial Engines, Inc. Accounting & Financial Services | Sunnyvale, CA

Financial Engines, Inc. engages in the provision of financial guidance. Its services include objective, fee-based advice, and asset management. The company was founded by William F. Sharpe, Joseph A. Grundfest and Craig W. Johnson in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Insurance: Property & Casualty | Omaha, NE

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. engages in the provision of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, General Re, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, Service and Retailing, and Finance and Financial products. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The General Re offers underwriting excess-of-loss, quota-share, and facultative reinsurance. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share reinsurance for insurers and reinsurers. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and domestic real estate brokerage and brokerage franchisor. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment involves providing fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and retailing. The Finance and Financial Products segment includes manufactured housing and consumer financing; transportation equipment, manufacturing and leasing; and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Natural Resource Partners LP Coal | Houston, TX

Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NRP) is a master limited partnership that is principally engaged in the business of owning and managing mineral reserve properties. NRP primarily owns coal, aggregate and oil and gas reserves across the United States that generate royalty income for the partnership. The partnership does not actively engage in the mining of any of its minerals or natural resources, but rather leases its properties to various operators in exchange for royalty payments. Natural Resource Partners is headquartered in Houston, TX with its operational headquarters in Huntington, WV

Competitors
Contura Energy, Inc. Coal - Bristol, TN

Contura Energy, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of coal mines. It operates through the following segments: Central Appalachia Operations (CAPP), Northern Appalachia Operations (NAPP), Trading and Logistics; and All Other. The CAPP segment covers mining complexes in Nicholas County, West Virginia, and the McClure; as well as Toms Creek mine complexes in Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia. The NAPP segment includes the Cumberland mine complexes. The Trading and Logistic segment is involved in coal trading activities and coal terminal services. The All Other segment consists of general corporate overhead and corporate assets and liabilities, elimination of intersegment activity, and discontinued operations. The company was founded on June 26, 2016 and is headquartered in Bristol, TN.

Peabody Energy Corp. Coal - St. Louis, MO

Peabody Energy Corp. engages in the business of coal mining. It operates through the following segments: Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Australian Metallurgical Mining, Australian Thermal Mining, and Trading & Brokerage. The Powder River Basin Mining segment operations consist of its mines in Wyoming. The Midwestern U.S. Mining segment mines mine bituminous coal deposits. The Western U.S. Mining segment mines both bituminous and sub-bituminous coal deposits. The Australian Metallurgical Mining segment engages in the export of coal of thermal grade. The Australian Thermal Mining segment mines coal of metallurgical grade. The Trading & Brokerage segment engages in the direct and brokered trading of coal and freight related contracts through the trading and business offices. Peabody Energy was founded by Francis S. Peabody in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Cloud Peak Energy, Inc. Coal - Gillette, WY

Cloud Peak Energy, Inc. engages in coal mines operations. Its activities include: Antelope Mine, Cordero Rojo Mine and Spring Creek Mine. It operates through the following segments: Owned & Operated Mines and Logistics & Related Activities. The Owned & Operated Mines segment includes thermal coal production where the sale occurs at the mine site. The Logistics & Related Activities segment includes services provided by the company to its international and domestic customers. Cloud Peak Energy was founded on July 31, 2008 and is headquartered in Gillette, WY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #826
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
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