Granite Investment Advisors Disclosures

General

Any investment program may be volatile and can involve the loss of principle. Global investing can involve additional risks, such as the risk of currency fluctuations. No assurances can be made regarding the accuracy of any future prediction. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. Inherent in any investment is the possibility of loss.

The specific securities identified and described do not represent all of the securities purchased, sold or recommended for Granite Investment Advisors’ (GIA) clients, and the reader should not assume that investments in the securities identified and discussed were or will be profitable. It should not be assumed that recommendations made in the future will be profitable or will equal the performance of the securities described herein. All information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy the securities mentioned. A complete list of all Granite Investment Advisors’ recommendations within the preceding year is available upon request.

The Firm

Granite Investment Advisors is an management owned investment management firm. GIA defines “firm” as all investment management activity performed as an investment advisor under the SEC registration number 801-70096. (Formerly Boston Private Value Investors). On 4/1/09 Boston Private Value Investors was acquired by management and changed its name to Granite Investment Advisors. Prior to 2001 the firm was privately owned and named E.R. Taylor Investments, Inc.)

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