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11/03/10Blount Announces 2010 Third Quarter Results
- Third quarter results reflect execution of debt refinancing, purchase of SpeeCo,   and sale of Gear Products - Third quarter sales 28% higher than the third quarter of 2009, 17% higher excluding SpeeCo - Operating Income of $20.7 million, with operating margins pressured by currency, commodity   prices, and strategic initiatives - Full year sales and operating income outlook updated PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. ... 
10/29/10Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the Third Quarter 2010 earnings Wednesday morning, November 3, 2010 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to participate in a conference call on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1800860-2442 between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be webcast. To listen... 
10/01/10Blount International Sells Gear Products, Inc.
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount"), a leader in the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for the global forestry, lawn and garden, farm and ranch, and construction industries, today announced the simultaneous signing and closing of the sale of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Gear Products, Inc. ("Gear"). Blount sold all of the stock of Gear to Tulsa Winch, Inc., an op... 
08/10/10Blount International Acquires SpeeCo
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount"), a leader in the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for the global forestry, lawn and garden, and construction industries, today announced the acquisition of SP Companies, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SpeeCo, Incorporated ("SpeeCo"), a Golden, Colorado-based supplier of log splitters, post-hole diggers, tractor three-point lin... 
08/10/10SpeeCo Acquisition Overview
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08/09/10Blount International Amends Senior Credit Facility
Facility increased to $425 million from $165 million Use of proceeds is to redeem Senior Subordinated Notes due in August 2012, extend the existing senior facility, and general corporate purposes, including acquisitions. Maturities of loans extended to August 2015 and August 2016 PORTLAND, Ore., Aug 09, 2010 /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 pr... 
08/09/10Blount Announces 2010 Second Quarter Results
Second quarter sales 30.7% higher than the second quarter of 2009 Operating Income of $22.7 million, an increase of 90% from 2009 Full year sales and operating income estimates increased PORTLAND, Ore., Aug 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT)("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, and increased its full year financial outlook for 2010. Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2010 The Compa... 
07/30/10Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., July 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the Second Quarter 2010 earnings Monday morning, August 9, 2010 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time . You are invited to participate in a conference call on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1800860-2442 any time between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be webcast. To l... 
07/12/10Blount International Announces Launch of Senior Secured Credit Facility Amendment
PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that it has engaged GE Capital Markets to arrange an amendment to its senior credit facility. The intended amendments to the senior credit facility include an increase in the facility size up to $425 million and an extension in the maturities of the revolving credit facility and the term loans until 2015 and 2016, respectively. In the event the Company is ab... 
05/04/10Blount Announces 2010 First Quarter Results
First quarter sales 17.3% higher than the first quarter of 2009 Operating Income of $21.8 million increased from $7.6 million in 2009 Full year sales and operating income outlook increased PORTLAND, Ore., May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010 and increased its full year financial outlook for 2010. Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2010 The Com... 
04/27/10Blount International, Inc. Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) Blount International, Inc. will release the First Quarter 2010 earnings Tuesday morning, May 4, 2010 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time . You are invited to participate in a conference call on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 any time between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will also be webcast. To listen in,... 
03/23/10Blount International Continues Innovation Success with New PowerSharp® Precision Saw Chain Sharpening System
PORTLAND, Ore., March 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) has introduced PowerSharp®, a patent pending saw chain sharpening system under the OREGON® brand which will be available in thousands of retail outlets this year. PowerSharp incorporates a specially engineered high performance saw chain, guide bar, and portable sharpening attachment that combine to enable consumers to sharpen saw chain while still on the saw in just seconds. The heart of the system i... 
03/19/10Blount International to Participate in Barclays Capital 2010 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
PORTLAND, Ore., March 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that it will participate in the Barclays Capital High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference, March 24 - 26, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. 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. Blount's presentation will be... 
03/05/10Blount Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
PORTLAND, Ore., March 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") today announced fourth quarter and full year 2009 results. Highlights include: Full year 2009 revenue of $502.4 million and operating income of $56.2 million Fourth quarter 2009 sales of $141.5 million, 5.8% above the fourth quarter of 2008 and 8.6% above the third quarter of 2009 Outdoor Products fourth quarter segment sales increased 9.6% from the fou... 
02/25/10Blount International, Inc. Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) will release their Fourth Quarter 2009 earnings Friday morning, March 5, 2010 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST"). You are invited to participate in a conference call on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. EST. To participate, please call 1-800-860-2442 any time between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. EST. The conference call will also be webcast. To listen in, you will need to log int... 
01/18/10Blount International Adds Executive to Management Team
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan 18, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) ("Blount" or the "Company") announced today that David A. Willmott has joined the Company as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, an executive officer position. Mr. Willmott will be working with other members of the Company's senior leadership team to identify growth opportunities both internally and externally. Prior to joining Blount, Mr. Willmott was a co-founder and partne... 
01/07/10Blount International Updates Fiscal 2009 Sales and Operating Income Outlook
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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.