Globe Specialty Metals Updates Its Shelf Registration Statement to Incorporate Its Recently Filed 10K

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSM) ("Globe") today filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission an amendment to its shelf registration statement to incorporate its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2010. This registration statement was originally declared effective on May 28, 2010 and allowed certain holders of Globe shares that were originally listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM Market to trade these shares in the U.S.   

An amended registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

When available, a copy of the prospectus related to these securities may be obtained from Globe, 1 Penn Plaza, Suite 4125, 250 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10119, Telephone: 212-798-8122. 

About Globe Specialty Metals

Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. is among the world's largest producers of silicon metal and silicon-based specialty alloys, critical ingredients in a host of industrial and consumer products with growing markets. Customers include major silicone chemical, aluminum and steel manufacturers, auto companies and their suppliers, ductile iron foundries, manufacturers of photovoltaic solar cells and computer chips, and concrete producers. The Company is headquartered in New York City.

CONTACT: Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. Mal Appelbaum, Chief Financial Officer 212-798-8123 mappelbaum@glbsm.com