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Arlington Capital Partners Announces the Acquisition of Triumph Group's Forming and Fabrication Facilities


Arlington Capital Partners ("Arlington Capital"), a Washington, DC-area
private equity firm, today announced the signing of a definitive
agreement for the carve-out acquisition of Triumph Group, Inc.'s (NYSE: TGI) forming and fabrication facilities (the "Company").

With five locations in Hot Springs, AR; Fort Worth, TX; Shelbyville, IN;
Phoenix, AZ; and San Diego, CA, the Company has a complex and
differentiated capability set, operating in the forming, special
processing and bonding markets, among others. The Company has many
longstanding and strong relationships with blue-chip aerospace OEM and
Tier 1 customers and has a diversified product portfolio across various
aerospace platforms and end-markets.

Peter Manos, a Managing Partner at Arlington Capital, said,
"Differentiated aerospace forming has long been a key investment theme
at Arlington Capital, and the acquisition of Triumph's forming and
fabrication facilities represents an immediate opportunity to create one
of the largest pure play forming platforms with the broadest
capabilities, including super-plastic forming, titanium hot forming,
hydroforming and complex outside processing services including chemical
milling. The Company's differentiated know-how in complex, large and
hard-to-manufacture parts positions the Company to continue winning
attractive work packages on next-generation growth programs."

Bilal Noor, a Vice President at Arlington Capital said, "We are
extremely excited to partner with the Company's management team and
employees as we continue to build upon the Triumph forming and
fabrication facilities' well established market position. We look
forward to further investing in existing and new capabilities to better
serve our customers and to pursuing additional organic and M&A growth

Lazard served as exclusive financial advisor to Triumph.

About Arlington Capital Partners

Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, D.C.-area private equity
firm that has managed $2.2 billion of committed capital via four
investment funds, including Arlington Capital's fourth and most recent
$700 million fund. Arlington Capital is focused on middle market
investment opportunities in growth industries, including:
aerospace/defense, government services and technology, healthcare, and
business services and software. The firm's professionals and network
have a unique combination of operating and private equity experience
that enables Arlington Capital to be a value-added investor. Arlington
Capital invests in companies in partnership with high quality management
teams that are motivated to establish and/or advance their Company's
position as leading competitors in their field.

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About Triumph Group, Inc.

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of
aerospace and defense systems, components and structures. The company
serves the global aviation industry, including original equipment
manufacturers and the full spectrum of military and commercial aircraft

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