Bondholder Access

Access to certain additional financial information on The Hillman Group, Inc. will be made available only to (1) holders of the Company’s 6.375% Senior Notes due 2022, (2) investors considering acquiring the Notes or an interest therein for their own account or for a discretionary account or accounts on behalf of one or more other potential investors in the Notes or interests therein for their own account (as to which they have been instructed and have the authority to make the statements contained herein), (3) securities analysts (to the extent providing analysis of investment in the 6.375% Senior Notes due 2022) and (4) market makers who have certified to the Company that they are reputable market makers who regularly make or intend to make a market in the Notes.

To receive information on how to register for access to this information via a secure data site at merrillcorp.com and to certify eligibility, parties must email. melissa.stanley@hillmangroup.com