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Bowtech Acquires Crossbow Manufacturer Excalibur Crossbow Inc.

January 6, 2014


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BOWTECH Acquires Crossbow Manufacturer Excalibur Crossbow Inc.

Partnership aligns leading archery brands and creates the industry’s broadest product and service offering Eugene, Oregon and Kitchener, Ontario, Canada – January 6, 2014 – BOWTECH, a leading archery products manufacturer, announced today that it has acquired Excalibur Crossbow, Inc., a leading crossbow
manufacturer. Excalibur’s expertise, quality and innovation in crossbows and archery accessories
segments align perfectly with BOWTECH’s leadership position in the compound bow category.   The
highly strategic acquisition allows BOWTECH to provide the industry’s broadest assortment of high
quality brands and products to customers.

“BOWTECH brings the most innovative design and technology to the compound bow category.  Excalibur
shares these values and their crossbows are the finest on the market.   Excalibur is a perfect
addition to our company’s product and brand portfolio,” said Ron Johnson, CEO of BOWTECH.

Further Johnson added, “By bringing these companies together we will be better positioned to offer
our customers and consumers more comprehensive and innovative archery product solutions and
services. We plan to continue operating both companies while sharing and leveraging our significant
expertise, industry know-how, and talented employees.”

“We could not have asked for a better partner to assist us in taking the Excalibur products and
brand to the next level,” said Rob Dykeman, President Excalibur Crossbow. “BOWTECH’s commitment to
innovation and meeting consumer needs aligns with the vision we have always had for Excalibur. Both
companies share very strong reputations and positions in the market, and combining both companies
will be a great benefit to both product lines and brands going forward. Excalibur is very excited
about the future possibilities.”

BOWTECH manufactures and distributes the world’s finest compound bows and archery equipment.
Founded in 1999, BOWTECH’s corporate offices and manufacturing facilities are located in Eugene, Oregon. With a worldwide distribution network, Bowtech’s family of brands include: BOWTECH, Diamond, Octane, and

About Excalibur Crossbow, Inc.
Excalibur Crossbow manufactures and distributes efficient, reliable, and accurate hunting recurve  crossbows and other archery accessories. Founded in 1983, Excalibur Crossbow offices and manufacturing facilities are located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.