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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.)*


BLYTH, INC.
(Name of Issuer)


Common Stock, par value $0.02 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)


09643P207
(CUSIP Number)


October 31, 2012
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)


Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

[_]  Rule 13d-1(b)

[X]  Rule 13d-1(c)

[_]  Rule 13d-1(d)

__________
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).


 
 

 


CUSIP No
09643P207
 
 
 
1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
     
  Wolf Fund Management Ltd.  
     
 
 
 
2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
(a)  [_]
 
 
(b)  [X]
 
 
 
3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
 
 
 
Cayman Islands
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
 
 
 
5.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
6.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
7.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
8.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
9.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
10.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
[_]
 
 
 
 
 
 
11.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
 
 
 
5.37%
 
 
 
 
12.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
CO
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
CUSIP No
09643P207
 
 
 
 
 
1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
 
 
 
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd.
 
 
 
 
2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
(a)  [_]
 
 
(b)  [X]
 
 
 
3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
 
 
 
British Virgin Islands
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
 
 
 
5.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
6.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
7.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
8.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
9.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
10.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
[_]
 
 
 
11.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
 
 
 
5.37%
 
 
 
 
12.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
CO
 


 
 

 

CUSIP No
09643P207
   
 
 
 
1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
 
 
 
Ahmet H. Okumus
 
 
 
 
2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Turkey
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
 
 
 
5.
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
6.
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
7.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
8.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
9.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
 
 
925,909
 
 
 
 
10.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
 
 
 
5.37%
 
 
 
 
12.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
IN
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
CUSIP No
09643P207
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 1.
(a).
Name of Issuer:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BLYTH, INC.
 

 
(b).
Address of issuer's principal executive offices:
 
 
 
One East Weaver Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
 

Item 2.
(a).
Name of person filing:
 
 
 
Wolf Fund Management Ltd.
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd.
Ahmet H. Okumus
 
 
 
 
 

 
(b).
Address of principal business office, or if none, residence:
 
 
 
Wolf Fund Management Ltd.
850 Third Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10022
 
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd
Craigmuir Chambers, Suite 71
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands
 
Ahmet H. Okumus
c/o Wolf Fund Management Ltd.
850 Third Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10022
 

 
(c).
Citizenship:
 
 
 
Wolf Fund Management Ltd. - Cayman Islands exempted company
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd. - British Virgin Islands business company
Ahmet H. Okumus - Republic of Turkey
 
 
   
 
 

 
 
 

 

 
(d).
Title of class of securities:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Common Stock, par value $0.02 per share
 

 
(e).
CUSIP No.:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09643P207
 

Item 3.
 
If This Statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b), or (c), check whether the person filing is a

 
(a)
[_]
Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

 
(b)
[_]
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 
(c)
[_]
Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 
(d)
[_]
Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).

 
(e)
[_]
An investment adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

 
(f)
[_]
An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 
(g)
[_]
A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 
(h)
[_]
A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C.1813);

 
(i)
[_]
A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

 
(j)
[_]
A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);

 
(k)
[_]
Group, in accordance with s.240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:

 
Item 4.
Ownership.

 
Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

 
(a)
Amount beneficially owned:
 
 
 
 
 
Wolf Fund Management Ltd.:  925,909
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd. :  925,909
Ahmet H. Okumus:  925,909
 
 
 

 

 

 
(b)
Percent of class:
 
 
 
 
 
Wolf Fund Management Ltd.:  5.37%
Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd. :  5.37%
Ahmet H. Okumus:  5.37%

 
(c)
Number of shares as to which Wolf Fund Management Ltd. has:

 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
0
,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
925,909
,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
925,909
.
           
   
Number of shares as to which Wolf Opportunity Fund, Ltd has:
 

 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
0
,
           
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
925,909
,
           
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
,
           
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
925,909
.
 
 
 
 
 
   
Number of shares as to which Ahmet H. Okumus has:
 
 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
0
,
           
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
925,909
,
           
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
,
           
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
925,909
.
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Instruction:  For computations regarding securities which represent a right to acquire an underlying security see §240.13d-3(d)(1).
 
 

Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [  ].
 
 
 
 

Item 6.
Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

 
If any other person is known to have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, such securities, a statement to that effect should be included in response to this item and, if such interest relates to more than five percent of the class, such person should be identified.  A listing of the shareholders of an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or the beneficiaries of employee benefit plan, pension fund or endowment fund is not required.
 
 
 
 

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

 
If a parent holding company or control person has filed this schedule, pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G), so indicate under Item 3(g) and attach an exhibit stating the identity and the Item 3 classification of the relevant subsidiary.  If a parent holding company or control person has filed this schedule pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c) or Rule 13d-1(d), attach an exhibit stating the identification of the relevant subsidiary.
 
 
 
 

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

 
If a group has filed this schedule pursuant to §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), so indicate under Item 3(j) and attach an exhibit stating the identity and Item 3 classification of each member of the group.  If a group has filed this schedule pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c) or Rule 13d-1(d), attach an exhibit stating the identity of each member of the group.
 
 
 
 

Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 
Notice of dissolution of a group may be furnished as an exhibit stating the date of the dissolution and that all further filings with respect to transactions in the security reported on will be filed, if required, by members of the group, in their individual capacity.  See Item 5.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

Item 10.
  Certification.

 
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
 
 
 
 

 

 

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


 
November 5, 2012
 
Date
 
 
 
WOLF FUND MANAGEMENT LTD.*
 
 
 
By:  /s/ Ahmet H. Okumus
 
Name: Ahmet H. Okumus
Title: President
 
 
WOLF FUND MANAGEMENT LTD.*
 
 
 
By:  /s/ Ahmet H. Okumus
 
Name: Ahmet H. Okumus
Title: Director
 
 
AHMET H. OKUMUS*
 
/s/ Ahmet H. Okumus

*The Reporting Persons disclaim beneficial ownership over the securities reported herein except to the extent of the Reporting Persons' pecuniary interest therein.

The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative.  If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference.  The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

Note.  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See s.240.13d-7 for other parties for whom copies are to be sent.

Attention.  Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001).


 
 

 

Exhibit A

AGREEMENT

The undersigned agree that this Schedule 13G dated November 5, 2012 relating to the Common Stock, par value $0.02 per share of BLYTH, INC. shall be filed on behalf of the undersigned.
 
November 5, 2012
 
Date
 
 
 
WOLF FUND MANAGEMENT LTD.*
 
 
 
By:  /s/ Ahmet H. Okumus
 
Name: Ahmet H. Okumus
Title: President
 
 
WOLF FUND MANAGEMENT LTD.*
 
 
 
By:  /s/ Ahmet H. Okumus
 
Name: Ahmet H. Okumus
Title: Director
 
 
AHMET H. OKUMUS
 
/s/ Ahmet H. Okumus

 
 
 

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