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Black & Decker Corporation (The) (BDK)

3/13/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

3/14/2005 Proxy Information

On June 23, 1999, Black & Decker made a $100,000 relocation loan to Christopher T. Metz, a group vice president and the president of the Hardware and Home Improvement Group, in connection with his relocation to California to assume the position of president of Kwikset. Under its terms, the loan was forgiven over a five-year period ended June 15, 2004.

3/16/2004 Proxy Information

On June 23, 1999, Black & Decker made a $100,000 relocation loan to Christopher T. Metz, a vice president, in connection with his relocation to California to assume the position of president of Kwikset. The loan, which does not bear interest, will be forgiven over a five-year period ending June 15, 2004. If Mr. Metz voluntarily leaves Black & Decker before June 15, 2004, however, he will be obligated to pay Black & Decker the entire $100,000, plus 8% per annum interest. If Black & Decker transfers Mr. Metz to a location outside of California before the end of the five-year period, Mr. Metz will receive a $20,000 credit for each year he resides in California.

3/11/2003 Proxy Information

On June 23, 1999, Black & Decker made a $100,000 relocation loan to Christopher Metz, a vice president, in connection with his relocation to California to assume the position of president of Kwikset. The loan, which does not bear interest, will be forgiven over a five-year period ending June 15, 2004. If Mr. Metz voluntarily leaves Black & Decker, however, he will be obligated to pay Black & Decker the entire $100,000, plus 8% per annum interest. If Black & Decker transfers Mr. Metz to a location outside of California before the end of the five-year period, Mr. Metz will receive a $20,000 credit for each year he resides in California.