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BLOUNT INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 23, 2014



ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of the Security Holders (a.) On June 20, 2014, Blount International, Inc. (the "Corporation" or "Blount") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at the Corporation's offices at 3901 SE Naef Road, Milwaukie, Oregon, 97267. At that meeting, the slate of Director Nominees proposed in the Corporation's 2014 Proxy Statement was elected as set forth in Item 5.07 (b.) below.

(b.) At the above Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the stockholders are set forth below.*

Proposal 1. To elect a Board of Directors to serve until the next Annual Meeting of

Stockholders or until their successors have been elected and qualified. For Withheld Non-Votes Robert E. Beasley, Jr. 40,538,294 1,701,434 1,872,209 Ronald Cami 41,433,023 806,705 1,872,209 Andrew C. Clarke 40,416,298 1,823,430 1,872,209 Joshua L. Collins 40,687,682 1,552,046 1,872,209 Nelda J. Connors 41,078,964 1,160,764 1,872,209 Daniel J. Obringer 41,429,426 810,302 1,872,209 E. Daniel James 41,275,336 964,392 1,872,209 Harold E. Layman 27,782,891 14,456,837 1,872,209 David A. Willmott 41,186,216 1,053,512 1,872,209



Proposal 2. To approve an advisory vote on executive compensation.

For Against Abstain Non-Votes 37,447,485 4,635,060 157,183 1,872,209



Proposal 3. To consider and act upon a proposal to approve the Blount

International, Inc. 2014 Equity Incentive Plan. For Against Abstain Non-Votes 27,901,128 14,244,965 93,635 1,872,209



The Blount International 2014 Equity Plan, as approved, is attached as Exhibit 99.1. Proposal 4. To consider and act upon a proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG,

LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Corporation for the year ending December 31, 2014. For Against Abstain Non-Votes 44,078,049 28,442 5,446 -



* Fractions of shares have been rounded to the nearest whole share.

(c.) On May 26, 2011, the stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, that every year be the frequency with which the Corporation holds an advisory vote on the compensation of the Corporation's Named Executive Officers as shown in each year's Annual Proxy Statement. This was the frequency recommended by the Board of Directors and management. Accordingly, for each year hereafter until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of stockholder votes on executive compensation, which will occur no later than the Corporation's Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2017, Blount will include a vote on executive compensation in its annual proxy materials.

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ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d) Exhibits: 99.1 Blount International, Inc. 2014 Equity Incentive Plan



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