July 29, 2014



Matthews International Announces the Completion of the Acquisition of Schawk, Inc

PITTSBURGH, PA, July 29, 2014 — Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ GSM: MATW) (“Matthews or the “Company”) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Schawk, Inc. (“SGK”) (NYSE: SGK). SGK is a leading global brand development, activation and brand deployment company. SGK reported sales of $443 million for 2013 and has approximately 3,600 employees in over 20 countries.

Press Release

Matthews International Reports Earnings for Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter

Q3 2014 Earnings Release

• GAAP EARNINGS OF $0.70 PER SHARE
• ADJUSTED EARNINGS OF $0.86 PER SHARE; 19.4% HIGHER THAN A YEAR AGO
• REVENUES INCREASED 11.7% FROM A YEAR AGO
• QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.11 PER SHARE DECLARED
• PENDING ACQUISITION OF SCHAWK PROGRESSING AS PLANNED

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