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12/10/15Blount Enters Into Agreement to be Acquired by American Securities and P2 Capital Partners
Shareholders to Receive $10.00 Per Share in Cash, 86% Premium to December 9 Closing Price PORTLAND, Ore. and NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of American Securities LLC (“American Securities”) and P2 Capital Partners, LLC (“P2 Capital Partners”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $855 million, including the as... 
11/09/15Blount Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
Third quarter 2015 sales of $209 million, down 15 percent compared to prior year Net debt down $28 million on positive free cash flow generation Adjusted EBITDA of $30 million increased sequentially by 11 percent, down 22 percent versus prior year Additional actions taken in third quarter to align production rates and spending with updated 2015 outlook Continued headwind from strong U.S. Dollar, global economic conditions, and cyclical downturn in agricultural markets Full year 20... 
10/08/15Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2015 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 08, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or the “Company”) will release third quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, November 9, 2015 at approximately 6:00 a.m. EST (3:00 a.m. PST). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST). To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 domestically (+1-412-858-4600 internationally) and enter the conference number 10074315.  ... 
08/05/15Blount Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2015 Results
Second quarter 2015 sales declined 10 percent to $213 million year-over-year Continued headwind from a strong U.S. Dollar Sales and Adjusted EBITDA increased sequentially versus first quarter 2015 Actions taken to align production rates and spending with updated 2015 outlook Updated full year 2015 guidance for sales and Adjusted EBITDA PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 05, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or “Company”) today announced preliminary r... 
07/31/15Blount International Announces New Board Member
PORTLAND, Ore., July 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has elected Max L. Lukens as a Director, effective July 31, 2015. “We are pleased to have Max Lukens join our Board,” stated Josh Collins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Max has three decades of leadership and general management experience across multiple industries. In addition, his significant accounting and financi... 
07/22/15Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., July 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or the “Company”) will release second quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 domestically (+1-412-858-4600 internationally) and enter the conference number 10069906. ... 
06/04/15Blount International to Participate in the William Blair & Company 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., June 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or the “Company”) today announced that it will participate in the William Blair & Company 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference on June 11, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Josh Collins, Blount’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the conference and discuss the Company’s operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors. The presentation being prese... 
05/07/15Blount Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
First quarter 2015 sales declined 11 percent to $206 million, reflecting headwind from a strong U.S. Dollar Maintaining full year 2015 guidance for sales and Adjusted EBITDA Outstanding debt refinanced with new five-year, $600 million senior credit facility PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or “Company”) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.  Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 S... 
05/04/15Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2015 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., May 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) (“Blount” or the “Company”) will release first quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 domestically (+1-412-858-4600 internationally) and enter the conference number 10064122. The confer... 
03/11/15Blount Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
Fourth quarter 2014 sales increased seven percent compared to 2013 Fourth quarter 2014 Adjusted EBITDA increased 24 percent compared to 2013 Full year 2014 sales were $945 million and Adjusted EBITDA was $138 million Full year 2014 free cash flow was $46 million PORTLAND, Ore., March 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014.  Results f... 
02/26/15Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 domestically (+1-412-858-4600 internationally) and enter the conference numbe... 



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CAUTIONARY LANGUAGE CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS "Forward looking statements" in this release, including without limitation statements regarding the proposed transaction, the expected timetable for completing the proposed transaction, Blount’s "outlook," "expectations," "beliefs," "plans," "indications," "estimates," "anticipations," "guidance" and their variants, as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, are based upon available information and upon assumptions that Blount believes are reasonable; however, these forward looking statements involve certain risks and should not be considered indicative of actual results that Blount may achieve in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward looking statements, in particular, among other things, the ability to consummate the proposed transaction in the time frame expected by the parties or at all; any conditions imposed on the parties in connection with the consummation of the proposed transactions; the ability to obtain requisite regulatory approvals on the proposed terms and schedule; the ability to obtain Blount shareholder approval and the satisfaction of the other conditions to the consummation of the proposed transaction; the potential impact of the announcement or consummation of the proposed transaction on relationships, including with employees, suppliers and customers; the ability of third parties to fulfill their obligations relating to the proposed transaction, including providing financing under current financial market conditions; and the other factors and financial, operational and legal risks or uncertainties described in Blount’s public filings with the SEC, including the "Risk Factors" and "Forward Looking Statements" sections of Blount’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Blount disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this document except as required by law.

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the proposed acquisition of Blount by American Securities LLC and P2 Capital Partners, LLC. In connection with the proposed acquisition, Blount plans to file relevant materials with the SEC, including Blount’s Proxy Statement in preliminary and definitive form. Before making any voting decision, Blount shareholders are urged to read all relevant documents filed with the SEC, including Blount's proxy statement when it becomes available, because they will contain important information about the proposed transaction and the parties to the proposed transaction. Investors and security holders are able to obtain the documents (once available) free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, or free of charge from Blount on the Investor Relations Page of its corporate website at http://www.blount.com, or by directing a request to Blount International, Inc., Investor Relations, 4909 SE International Way, Portland, Oregon 97222.

PARTICIPANTS IN SOLICITATION
Blount and its directors, executive officers and other members of management and employees, under SEC rules, may be deemed to be "participants" in the solicitation of proxies from Blount shareholders with respect to the proposed transaction. Information about Blount's directors and executive officers is set forth in Blount's Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A for its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 21, 2015. Information concerning the interests of Blount's participants in the solicitation, which may, in some cases, be different than those of Blount's shareholders generally, is set forth in the materials filed by Blount with the SEC, and will be set forth in the proxy statement relating to the proposed transaction when it becomes available. Investors should read such materials carefully before making any voting or investment decision.