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11/05/14Blount Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
Year-over-year third quarter 2014 sales increased 6% to $245 million and Adjusted EBITDA increased 9% to $38 million Maintained full year 2014 guidance for sales and Adjusted EBITDA Free cash flow guidance increased to $45 million PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2014 Sales in t... 
10/29/14Blount International to Participate in the 2014 Baird Industrial Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2014 Baird Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Blount's Chief Financial Officer Calvin Jenness will present at the conference and discuss the Company's operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors. The presentation being presented at the conference will be ava... 
10/29/14Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2014 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release third quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EST (5:00 a.m. PST). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 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 10055468.... 
08/06/14Blount Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
Second quarter 2014 sales increased 7% to $235 million year-over-year; Adjusted EBITDA increased 9% to $35 million Full year 2014 guidance raised Share repurchase program authorized by Board of Directors PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 Sales in the second quarter were $235.4 million... 
08/05/14Blount International to Participate in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in New York City. Blount's Chief Financial Officer Calvin Jenness will present at the conference and discuss the Company's operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors. The presentation being presented at the conference will be ... 
07/29/14Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release second quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 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 6, 2014 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 10050407. ... 
06/03/14Blount International to Participate in the William Blair & Company 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the William Blair & Company 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on June 10, 2014 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 present... 
05/23/14Blount International to Participate in the 2014 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., May 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2014 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference on May 28, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Blount's Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Calvin E. Jenness, will present at the conference and discuss the Company's operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors. The presentation... 
05/09/14Blount Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
First quarter 2014 sales of $232.0 million, flat compared to 2013 First quarter 2014 Adjusted EBITDA increased 8 percent to $34.6 million LTM Adjusted EBITDA of $126.0 million 2014 full-year sales and profit guidance maintained      PORTLAND, Ore., May 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2014 Sales in the... 
05/07/14Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2014 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release first quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, May 9, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Friday, May 9, 2014 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 10045853. The conferenc... 
04/28/14Blount International Announces New Board Member
PORTLAND, Ore., April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has elected Daniel J. Obringer as a Director, effective April 25, 2014. Mr. Obringer's appointment fills the vacancy created by the departure of Mr. Thomas J. Fruechtel, who resigned his position as a member of the Board on April 24, 2014. "We have appreciated Tom's leadership and dedication to Blount over the past 10 years... 
04/23/14Blount Files Annual Report on Form 10-K and Reports 2013 Results
Full year 2013 sales were $901 million and Adjusted EBITDA was $123 million Full year 2013 free cash flow of $67.6 million Non-cash intangible asset impairment charges of $24.9 million recorded in fourth quarter 2013 Company reiterates 2014 guidance of $925 million to $950 million of sales and $130 million to $135 million of Adjusted EBITDA PORTLAND, Ore., April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today filed the Comp... 
04/07/14Blount Provides Estimated Date for Filing of Annual Report on Form 10-K
PORTLAND, Ore., April 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced that it anticipates filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 on or before April 30, 2014. On March 17, 2014, which was the initial deadline for filing the Company's Form 10-K, Blount filed a Form 12b-25 which extended the filing date to March 31, 2014. As the Company stated in its Form 12b-25 filing, Blount was unable to file its An... 
03/20/14Blount International Announces Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing
PORTLAND, Ore., March 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") announced today that David P. Gillrie, previously President of Blount's Concrete Cutting and Finishing division, has accepted the position of Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing for the Forestry, Lawn, and Garden ("FLAG") division. Mr. Gillrie joined Blount in 2012 after holding positions as a Global General Manager at Terex Corporation and Vice President for Business ... 
02/10/14Blount Updates 2013 Guidance and Provides 2014 Outlook
Estimated 2013 sales and Adjusted EBITDA below guidance on soft sales and higher administrative expenses Estimated 2013 full year free cash flow of $67 million; 12% above expectation 2014 sales and earnings outlook provided Strategic plan and long-term targets updated New supply agreement with Husqvarna Forestry plant consolidation nearly completed; blade plant consolidation announced PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc.... 
02/10/14Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Updated 2013 Guidance and 2014 Outlook
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release updated guidance on 2013 financial results, its preliminary expectations for 2014, and other news on Tuesday, February 10, 2014 at approximately 7:00 p.m. EST (4:00 p.m. PST). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its updated guidance and other topics on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST). To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 dom... 



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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.