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12/22/11Blount International Appoints New General Counsel
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company') announced today that Chad E. Paulson has been elected as the Company's Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary effective January 1, 2012.  Mr. Paulson replaces Richard H. Irving III who had previously announced his plans to retire from the Company effective December 31, 2011.  Mr. Paulson joined Blount International in 2006 as Corporate Counsel.  Prior to his ... 
11/03/11Blount Announces Third Quarter Results, Updates Outlook for 2011
- Sales increased 31% from the prior year, 12% from base business and 19% from acquisitions - Base business operating income increased 19% from the prior year - Full-year outlook for 2011 sales and profit updated to incorporate businesses acquired - New $700 million credit facility partially utilized to refinance debt and acquire Woods PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the... 
10/28/11Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the Third Quarter 2011 earnings Thursday morning, November 3, 2011 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in a conference call on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1800860-2442, conference number 10006309 between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call wi... 
09/07/11Blount International Closed Acquisition of Woods Equipment Company
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount") today announced that it has closed its acquisition of GenWoods HoldCo, LLC ("Woods Holdings") and its wholly owned subsidiary, Woods Equipment Company ("Woods"), a manufacturer and marketer of equipment and replacement parts primarily for the agriculture end market. Blount previously announced the signing of the Merger Agreement for this acquisition on August 17, 2011. Josh Collins, Blo... 
08/17/11Blount International Announces Acquisition of Woods Equipment Company
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount"), a leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of replacement parts and equipment for consumers and professionals in select global end markets, including forestry; lawn and garden; farm, ranch, and agriculture; and concrete cutting and finishing, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire GenWoods HoldCo, LLC ("Woods Holdings") and its wholly owned subsidiary, ... 
08/09/11Blount Announces 2011 Second Quarter Results, Updates Outlook for 2011
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Sales increased 39% from the second quarter of 2010, 24% excluding acquisitions Operating income increased 13% from the second quarter of 2010, 18% excluding acquisitions Full year outlook for 2011 sales and profit increased Acquired PBL, a manufacturer of lawnmower blades, on August 5, 2011 Blount International, Inc. [NYSE: BLT] ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 and up... 
08/08/11Blount International Acquires PBL
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount"), a leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of replacement parts and equipment for consumers and professionals in select global end markets, including forestry, lawn, and garden; farm, ranch, and agriculture; and concrete cutting and finishing, today announced the acquisition of FinalameSA and its wholly-owned subsidiary, PBL SAS ("PBL"). PBL is a leading manufacturer of lawnmower ... 
08/01/11Blount International, Inc. Earnings Call
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the Second Quarter 2011 earnings Tuesday morning, August 9, 2011 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in a conference call on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442, conference number 450765 between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will als... 
06/13/11Blount International Amends Senior Credit Facility
- Facility increased to $700 million from $425 million, maturing August 2016 - Annual cash interest reduced by approximately $7 million - Use of proceeds to repay existing Term Loan B in August 2011 and for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions PORTLAND, Ore., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that it has amended and restated its senior credit facility. The primary terms that have been amen... 
05/05/11Blount Announces 2011 First Quarter Results, Updates Outlook for 2011
- Sales increased 36% from the first quarter of 2010, 19% excluding acquisitions - Operating income increased 30% from the first quarter of 2010, 24% excluding acquisitions - Full year 2011 outlook increased PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 and updated its financial outlook for 2011. Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2011 The... 
04/29/11Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) will release the First Quarter 2011 earnings Thursday morning, May 5, 2011 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in a conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 12:00 noon Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442, conference number 450765 between 11:45 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be webcast. To listen in, you w... 
03/15/11Blount International Elects President and Chief Operating Officer
PORTLAND, Ore., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that David A. Willmott has been elected to the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Willmott was previously Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, an executive officer position. Mr. Willmott will work with Josh Collins, Chairman and CEO, in the general oversight and management of the Company, with a partic... 
03/09/11Blount Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results, Provides Outlook for 2011
- Fourth quarter sales growth of 23% versus 2009, over 8% excluding acquisitions - Fourth quarter and full year operating income increased 38% and 57%, respectively, from 2009 - Full year sales of $611 million and operating income of $86 million - 2011 sales expected to grow 6% to 9% above 2010 pro forma levels, with operating income expected to increase between 12% and 20% PORTLAND, Ore., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Co... 
03/02/11Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the Fourth Quarter 2010 earnings Wednesday morning, March 9, 2011 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442, conference number 449104 between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will al... 



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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.