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Business Aviation
November 26, 2016

26 November 2016, NBAA, Orlando, FL – Global Jet Capital, a global provider of
financing solutions for corporate aircraft, today announced that it has appointed Shawn Vick as
Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the company

With over 30 years’ experience in corporate aviation, Shawn Vick has been closely
involved in the development of Global Jet Capital since its launch in 2014. A partner at AE
Industrial Partners (AEI), and one of the company’s investors, Mr. Vick had previously been an
Executive Director and the Chairman of the Executive Committee at Global Jet Capital.

Mr. Vick will remain a partner at AEI, which is focused on investing for long term growth
in the commercial aerospace, business aviation and power generation sectors. AEI closed its first
fund dedicated to aerospace and related industry segments with $680 million in equity
commitments, as well as raising an additional $200 million for its co-investment vehicles,
including Global Jet Capital.

Today’s announcement follows the successful acquisition of the GE portfolio of more than
300 aircraft valued at approximately $2.5B. In his role as Chairman of the Executive Committee
throughout 2015 and 2016, Mr. Vick has overseen significant growth for Global Jet Capital
including establishing itself as a globally recognized brand, building its capabilities and attracting
a world class team of over 65 seasoned professionals who have underwritten several hundred
million dollars in new transactions as a non-traditional and entrepreneurial financial solutions

Mr. Vick has held senior leadership positions at Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier
Aerospace, British Aerospace, Hawker Beechcraft, and Landmark Aviation. He holds a Bachelor
of Science degree in Aviation Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is
an active private pilot.

Global Jet Capital
With $2.5 billion in assets under management and the additional current committed capacity to
lend $1 billion, Global Jet Capital provides financing solutions for the private aircraft market.
The company is capitalized by world-class private investors with expertise in the global
aviation industry: GSO Capital Partners, a Blackstone company, in partnership with Franklin
Square Capital Partners, The Carlyle Group and AE Industrial Partners. The Global Jet Capital
management team has served the private aircraft industry for a combined 200-plus years and
has completed over 3,500 aircraft transactions. The company has the expertise, financial
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strength, industry relationships and infrastructure necessary to offer a variety of flexible
financing solutions at the speed the market requires.

GSO Capital Partners and FS Investments
GSO Capital Partners, with approximately $85 billion in assets under management, is the credit
platform of The Blackstone Group, a leading global institutional alternative asset manager, with
assets under management of over $350 billion. FS Investments, formerly Franklin Square Capital Partners, is a leading asset manager that designs alternative investments, including six funds sub-advised by GSO or its affiliates representing over $18 billion in assets under

* As of June 30, 2016

The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $176 billion of
assets under management across 128 funds and 170 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2016.
Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom
are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real
Assets, Global Market Strategies and Investment Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe,
the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries,
including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial
services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications
& media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,650 people in 35 offices
across six continents.

AE Industrial Partners
AE Industrial Partners is a private equity investment company founded in 1998, by David Rowe
and his late father, aviation pioneer Brian Rowe, to make direct investments in aerospace,
power generation and specialty industrial companies. Today AE Industrial is led by 11 partners
with each having an average of over 30 years of relevant operating and direct investment
experience. AE Industrial is focused on investing in precision component manufacturing,
distribution, MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) and industrial service-based businesses
that are strategically important to their market places. AE Industrial has invested in over 30
companies including: Aviall, Dynamic Precision Group, Grand Prairie Accessory Services,
Landmark Aviation, Kellstrom Materials and Belcan Corporation.


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