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11/01/12Blount Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
- Third quarter 2012 sales increased 9% compared to the prior year; declined 6% excluding sales associated with recently acquired businesses - Full year sales and profit outlook for 2012 reaffirmed PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or "Company") today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, and reaffirmed its outlook for 2012.  Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2012 Sales in the thi... 
10/31/12Blount International to Participate in the 2012 Baird Industrial Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2012 Baird Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. 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 presented at the conference will... 
10/19/12Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2012 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") will release third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-877-317-6789 domestically (+1-412-317-6789 internationally) and enter the conference number 1... 
08/07/12Blount Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results, Updates Outlook for 2012
- Second quarter 2012 sales increased 19% compared to the prior year but declined 8% when excluding sales associated with acquired  businesses - Full year outlook for 2012 revised to reflect softening demand, primarily in European markets PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, and updated its outlook for 2012.  Results for the Quarte... 
07/25/12Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2012 Results
PORTLAND, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") will release second quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT (5:00 a.m. PDT). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-877-317-6789 domestically (+1-412-317-6789 internationally) and enter the conference number 10016887. The confer... 
05/29/12Blount International to Participate in the 2012 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that it will participate in the 2012 KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference on May 30 and 31, 2012 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 presen... 
05/07/12Blount Announces First Quarter 2012 Results, Updates Outlook for 2012
- First quarter 2012 sales increased 25% compared to the prior year and declined 4% when excluding sales associated with acquired businesses - First quarter 2012 operating income and operating margin negatively affected by the Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture ("FRAG") business segment transition and integration costs - Overall demand for products remains strong; order backlog remains at record levels for continuing operations PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount Interna... 
05/01/12Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2012 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") will release first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 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 8, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT). To participate, please call 1-877-317-6789 domestically (+1-412-317-6789 internationally) and enter the conference number 10013809. ... 
03/28/12Blount Announces New Board Members
PORTLAND, Ore., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has elected Ms. Nelda J. Connors, as a Director, effective March 26, 2012. Ms. Connors' appointment fills the vacancy created by the departure of Mr. R. Eugene Cartledge, who retired from the Board on November 4, 2011. Ms. Connors, 46, is currently Chairwoman and Founder of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, based in Chicago, Ill... 
03/06/12Blount Announces 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results, Provides Outlook for 2012
-- Full year sales increased 36% to $832 million -- Full year operating income increased 14% to $98 million -- Fourth quarter 2011 sales increased 38% from the prior year, 4% when excluding sales associated with     acquired businesses -- Fourth quarter 2011 operating income and operating margin consistent with fourth quarter 2010 results,     excluding the impact of businesses acquired in 2011 PORTLAND, Ore. March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount ... 
02/29/12Blount Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Year-end 2011 Results
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] will release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 financial results on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at approximately 8:00 a.m. EST (5:00 a.m. PST). Blount will hold a conference call to discuss its results on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST). To participate, please call 1-877-317-6789 domestically (1-412-317-6789 international) and enter conference number 10011190. The conference c... 
02/14/12Blount International Announces Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: "BLT"] ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that Andrew W. York has been hired as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, for its Forestry and Lawn & Garden (FLAG) division. Mr. York will join Blount's Senior Leadership Team and will be based at the Company's headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Mr. York joins Blount after 10 years with Leupold & Stevens, Inc., where he served as Vice Pre... 
01/18/12Blount International Appoints New Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Director
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: "BLT") ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that David Dugan has been appointed to the newly created position of Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. Mr. Dugan previously served as Advertising and Marketing Research Manager for Blount's Forestry Lawn & Garden business.  Prior to joining Blount in 2008, Mr. Dugan served in a similar corporate communication and inves... 



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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.