*Please read the Letter of Transmittal to Noteholders carefully and in its entirety*

 

Security

11.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (CUSIP Nos. 042380 AA3 / 042380 AC9)

Deadline to submit Letter of Transmittal

July 30, 2018

     THE LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY NO LATER THAN JULY 30, 2018.

     IN THE EVENT A RESPONSE IS NOT RECEIVED BY SUCH DATE, THE CONSIDERATION TO WHICH THIS LETTER

     OF TRANSMITTAL RELATES WILL ONLY BE RECEIVED BY YOU ON THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH

     IN THE PLAN.

By electronic mail at (preferred method):
AEIdistribution@donlinrecano.com

By regular mail at:
Donlin, Recano & Company, Inc.
Re: Armstrong Energy, Inc. Ballot Processing
Attn: Voting Department
P.O. Box 192016
Blythebourne Station
Brooklyn, NY 11219

By hand delivery or overnight mail at:
Donlin, Recano & Company, Inc.
Re: Armstrong Energy, Inc. Ballot Processing
Attn: Voting Department
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219