DAE repurchases US$450 million of common shares

| DAE Group

Dubai, U.A.E., 30 December 2019 – Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced that it had repurchased outstanding common shares worth US$450 million. DAE also announced that it had received US$450 million in connection with the early partial repayment of a Note Receivable from certain shareholders.

Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer of DAE commented: “Our strong balance sheet combined with our best-in-class margins allowed us to further optimize our balance sheet prior to year-end. We are committed to running our business with low levels of leverage and optimal amounts of capital.”

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About DAE

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. is a globally recognized aerospace corporation and one of the largest aircraft leasing companies in the world. Headquartered in Dubai, DAE’s leasing and engineering divisions serve over 125 airline customers around the world from its seven locations in Dubai, Dublin, Amman, Singapore and the US.

DAE’s award-winning leasing division DAE Capital has an owned, managed, and committed to own and manage fleet of approximately 410 Airbus, ATR and Boeing aircraft with a fleet value exceeding US$15.5 billion. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.

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