Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announced today that it has instructed the trustee to provide notice of redemption for all remaining $294 million of its 1.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2025. The redemption will take place on January 18, 2022, the earliest possible date for redemption pursuant to the Indenture governing the Notes.

Noteholders may convert their Notes prior to the redemption date. Upon redemption or early conversion, the Company intends to pay 100 percent of the outstanding principal amount in cash.

This release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to buy nor a solicitation to sell any of the Notes. The foregoing does not constitute a notice of redemption under the Indenture governing the Notes and is qualified in its entirety by the redemption notice that will be distributed to the holders of the Notes. A notice of redemption setting forth the redemption procedures will be provided to registered holders of the Notes by The Depository Trust Company.

About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Founded in 1847 as a mine operator, Cliffs also is the largest manufacturer of iron ore pellets in North America. The Company is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. The Company serves a diverse range of markets due to its comprehensive offering of flat-rolled steel products and is the largest supplier of steel to the automotive industry in North America. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland-Cliffs employs approximately 25,000 people across its mining, steel and downstream manufacturing operations in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.clevelandcliffs.com.