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Blue Bird Announces Launch of Secondary Public Offering

MACON, Ga. — Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: BLBD), a leader in electric and low-emission school buses, announced today that affiliates of Coliseum Capital Management LLC and American Securities LLC (the “Selling Stockholders”) intend to offer 2,500,000 shares of Blue Bird’s common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), pursuant to a shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).

The offering consists entirely of secondary shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholders. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the proceeds from the offering. The Company is not selling any shares of Common Stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the offering.

Barclays is acting as the sole underwriter of the offering.

The underwriter proposes to offer the shares of Common Stock from time to time for sale in one or more transactions on the Nasdaq, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices, subject to the underwriter’s right to reject any order in whole or in part.

The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) filed by Blue Bird with the SEC on December 23, 2021, which became effective January 5, 2022, to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in the shelf registration statement and the documents incorporated by reference therein, the free writing prospectus, the prospectus supplement and the documents incorporated by reference therein related to this offering. The offering will be made only by means of a free writing prospectus, the prospectus and the related prospectus supplement. A copy of the free writing prospectus, the prospectus and the related prospectus supplement relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, by visiting the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus and the related prospectus supplement for the offering may also be obtained, when available, by contacting Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, e-mail: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, telephone: 888-603-5847.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Blue Bird Corporation

Blue Bird is recognized as a technology leader and innovator of school buses since its founding in 1927. Blue Bird’s dedicated team members design, engineer and manufacture school buses with a singular focus on safety, reliability, and durability. The company is the market leader in low- and zero-emission school buses with more than 20,000 propane, natural gas, and electric-powered buses in operation today.

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