Ferroglobe PLC
Ferroglobe PLC (Form: 6-K, Received: 10/26/2017 12:50:45)



SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 6-K
 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the Month of October, 2017
 
Commission File Number: 001-37668
 
FERROGLOBE PLC
(Name of Registrant)
 
2nd Floor West Wing, Lansdowne House
57 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6ER
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
 
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Results of General Meeting of Ferroglobe PLC

On October 26, 2017, Ferroglobe PLC (the "Company") held a General Meeting (the "General Meeting"). At the General Meeting, one matter was considered and acted upon. The results of the voting, including the number of votes cast for and against, are available on the Company's website and are set forth in Exhibit 99.1, which is being furnished herewith.

Appointment of Pierre Vareille as a Director of the Board of Ferroglobe PLC

On October 26, 2017, the Board of the Company (the "Board") decided to appoint Pierre Vareille as a director of the Board with immediate effect.

Exhibits

Reference is made to the Exhibit Index included hereto.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: October 26, 2017
 
  
FERROGLOBE PLC
 
 
 
 
by:
/s/ Nick Deeming
 
 
Name: Nick Deeming
 
 
Title: Corporate Secretary
 



EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 
Voting Results of General Meeting held on October 26, 2017
99.2
 
Press release dated October 26, 2017
Exhibit 99.1


 
VOTING RESULTS OF GENERAL MEETING
 
HELD ON OCTOBER 26, 2017
 
Ferroglobe PLC announces the results of its General Meeting held on Thursday October 26, 2017. The sole special resolution was voted on by way of a poll and was approved by shareholders.
 
The total number of votes received on the resolution is as follows:
 
Special Resolution
 
For
 
% of
votes cast
 
Against
 
% of
votes cast
 
Votes cast as
% of
Issued Share
Capital
 
Withheld
                         
THAT the Amended and Restated Articles of Association set out in the Schedule to the Circular dated 2 October 2017 be adopted by the Company in place of its existing Articles of Association.
 
141,680,691
 
99.99
 
18,380
 
0.01
 
82.41
 
 8,003

Exhibit 99.2



Ferroglobe Announces Pierre Vareille Appointed to the Board and Results of General Meeting
 
LONDON, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) ("Ferroglobe" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that Pierre Vareille has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Board with effect from 26 October 2017. Having studied at the Ecole Centrale de Paris and the Sorbonne University, Mr Vareille, a French citizen, is currently Lead Independent Director and Vice Chairman of Societe BIC SA and Independent Director of Etex NV and Verallia SA. He has held significant executive roles throughout his career, including as Chief Executive Officer of Constellium NV (2012-2016), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FCI SA (2008-2012) and Group Chief Executive Officer of Wagon PLC (2004-2007).

Results of General Meeting of Ferroglobe PLC

Ferroglobe is also pleased to announce that at the General Meeting held on 26 October 2017, the special resolution to adopt amended and restated Articles of Association was approved by shareholders with 99.99% of those who had voted voting in favour.

The results of the voting, including the number of votes cast for and against, are available on the Company's website at http://investor.ferroglobe.com/corporate-governance.cfm.
 
About Ferroglobe
Ferroglobe PLC is one of the world's largest producers of silicon metal and silicon- and manganese-based alloys, serving a customer base across the globe in dynamic and fast-growing end markets, such as solar, automotive, consumer products, construction and energy. The Company is headquartered in London.
Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of U.S. securities laws. Forward-looking statements are not historical facts but are based on certain assumptions of management and describe the Company's future plans, strategies and expectations. Forward-looking statements often use forward-looking terminology, including words such as "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate", "expect", "forecast", "guidance", "intends", "likely", "may", "plan", "potential", "predicts", "seek", "will" and  words of similar meaning or the negative thereof.

Forward-looking statements contained in this release are based on information presently available to the Company and assumptions that we believe to be reasonable, but are inherently uncertain. As a result, Ferroglobe's actual results, performance or achievements may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, which are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company's control. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are made only as of the date of this release.

Forward-looking financial information and other metrics presented herein represent the Company's goals and are not intended as guidance or projections for the periods presented herein or any future periods.

All information in this press release is as of the date of its release. Ferroglobe does not undertake any obligation to update publicly any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect new information, events or circumstances arising after the date of this press release. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are made only as of the date of this press release.

INVESTOR CONTACT:
Ferroglobe PLC
Joe Ragan, US: +1 917 2098581, UK: +44 (0) 7827 227 688
Chief Financial Officer
Email: jragan@ferroglobe.com