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Biglari Holdings Inc. (“Biglari Holdings”) has made a definitive filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission of a proxy statement and accompanying BLUE proxy card to be used to solicit votes for the election of Biglari Holdings’ director nominees at its 2015 annual meeting of shareholders.
On March 26, 2015, Biglari Holdings issued the following press release:

Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Rejects Groveland’s Attempt to Take Control of Biglari Holdings Board

– ISS Recommends that Shareholders vote Biglari Holdings’ BLUE Proxy Card –

– ISS Recommends NOT to Vote for Any of Groveland’s Six Nominees –

San Antonio, TX, March 26, 2015 – Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BH) (“Biglari Holdings” or the “Company”) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy voting advisory firm, has recommended that Biglari Holdings’ shareholders vote on the Company’s BLUE proxy card and affirmatively reject Groveland Capital’s attempt to gain control of the Biglari Holdings Board of Directors.

In its report, ISS states that the dissident slate is “uncompelling, given a paucity of relevant operating or public board experience; an inadequately detailed plan for seamlessly managing the transition and minimizing unintended consequences should they succeed in ousting all incumbent directors, including the CEO; and a lead dissident who would be overboarded should he win election to this board.

Biglari Holdings strongly urges shareholders to ensure that Groveland’s nominees do not gain Board control by submitting their voting instructions on the BLUE proxy card "FOR ALL" of the Company's nominees to the Board.

If you have any questions, require assistance with voting your BLUE proxy card,
or need additional copies of the proxy materials, please contact our proxy solicitor:

437 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 297-0720
Shareholders Call Toll-Free at: (877) 279-2311

About Biglari Holdings Inc.
Biglari Holdings Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities, including media, property and casualty insurance, as well as restaurants. The Company’s largest operating subsidiaries are involved in the franchising and operating of restaurants. All major operating, investment, and capital allocation decisions are made for the Company and its subsidiaries by Sardar Biglari, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Media Contact:

Sloane & Company
Elliot Sloane, 212-446-1860 / Dan Zacchei, 212-446-1882 /

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This news release may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These statements which may concern anticipated future results are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ markedly from those projected or discussed here. Biglari Holdings cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, for actual results may differ materially from expectations. Biglari Holdings does not update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results expressed or implied therein will not be realized. Further information on the types of factors that could affect Biglari Holdings and its business can be found in the company's filings with the SEC.