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11/04/13Blount International to Participate in the 2013 Baird Industrial Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2013 Baird Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 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 avail... 
11/01/13Blount Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results
Third quarter 2013 sales declined one percent from third quarter 2012 FRAG segment sales up seven percent year-over-year for the third quarter of 2013 Net debt reduced $55.7 million in the third quarter on strong free cash flow Company has filed its June 30, 2013 Form 10-Q PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Results for the... 
10/22/13Blount Announces Executive Retirement and Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management Changes
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") announced today that Kenneth O. Saito, Senior Vice President – Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations will retire from the Company, effective December 31, 2013. Mr. Saito joined the Company in March 1973, and he has held various positions, including Senior Vice President ‑ Manufacturing & Operations, President of the Oregon Cutting Systems Group, and Senior Vice President ‑ Finance... 
10/22/13Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2013 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release third quarter 2013 financial results on Friday, November 1, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Friday, November 1, 2013 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 10035923.  The... 
08/15/13Woods Equipment Company Announces Strategic Partnership With Cabela's Incorporated
OREGON, Ill., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Woods Equipment Company, a division of Blount International, Inc., (NYSE: BLT) and a leading full-line manufacturer of high-quality attachments and implements, announced today a supplier partnership with Cabela's Incorporated, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear. Through the new partnership, Woods will supply implements to complement Cabela's new "Wildlife and Land Management (WLM)" product category. In the initial phas... 
08/09/13Blount International to Participate in the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the Jefferies 2013 Global Industrials Conference on August 14, 2013 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 available fo... 
08/07/13/C O R R E C T I O N -- Blount International, Inc./
In the news release, Blount Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results, issued 07-Aug-2013 by Blount International, Inc. over PR Newswire, the original release did not include 3 tables that should have followed the Forward looking statements at the end of the release. The three tables that should have been included have the following headers: Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income, Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets, and Sales and Adjusted EBITDA. The complete, corrected release follows: ... 
08/07/13Blount Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
- Second quarter 2013 sales declined eight percent from 2012 - Operating income declined by $4.6 million - Company to consolidate two Portland, Oregon manufacturing facilities - Company to amend 2012 Form 10-K PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013.  Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2013 Sales in the second quarter were $220.4 million, an ... 
07/09/13Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2013 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") will release second quarter 2013 financial results on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 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 7, 2013 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 10031150.  T... 
06/06/13Blount International to Participate in the William Blair & Company 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the William Blair & Company 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference on June 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Blount's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Josh Collins, will present at the conference and discuss the Company's operations, business performance, and other matters of interest to investors. The presentation being presented ... 
05/21/13Blount International to Participate in the 2013 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference
PORTLAND, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2013 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference on May 29, 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 being pr... 
05/09/13Blount Announces New President for Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture Division
PORTLAND, Ore., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: "BLT"] ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that Jerry Johnson has been promoted to President of its Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture ("FRAG") division. Paul Valas, who has been President of the FRAG division since 2011, will transition to a new position as Senior Advisor, providing Blount with insight and assistance on strategic planning, customer relationships, and international expansion. Since joining the Compan... 
05/07/13Blount Announces First Quarter 2013 Results
- First quarter 2013 sales were up three percent from 2012 - Operating income increased four percent from 2012, excluding prior year restructuring - 2013 full-year sales and profit guidance maintained PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.  Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2013 Sales in the first quarter were $232.6 million, a three ... 
04/24/13Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2013 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release first quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Tuesday, May 7 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 10028200.  The conference c... 
03/07/13Blount Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Results and Provides Full Year 2013 Guidance
- Fourth quarter 2012 sales of $230 million - Fourth quarter 2012 FLAG sales increased two percent, excluding currency impacts, compared to fourth quarter 2011 - 2013 full year sales growth of zero to five percent expected PORTLAND, Ore., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012, and provided its 2013 full year sales and operating income outlook.  Resul... 
02/26/13Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EST (5:00 a.m. PST). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Thursday, March 7 at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST). To participate, please call 1-877-317-6789 domestically (+1-412-317-6789 internationally) and enter the conference number 10025288.... 



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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.