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Meggitt PLC

01 July 2020

1 July 2020

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014.

Meggitt PLC - Disposal of Meggitt Training Systems

Meggitt PLC ("Meggitt" or "the Group"), a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, today announces the sale of its US subsidiary, Meggitt Training Systems, to Pine Island Capital Partners, LLC, a US private investment firm, for a cash consideration of $146 million.

The sale, which completed on 30 June 2020, was subject to US regulatory approval and follows a process that commenced in 2019. The transaction is consistent with the Group's strategy to focus on businesses of scale in markets where its leading positions offer greater potential for growth and operational efficiencies.

Meggitt Training Systems is a leader in developing and deploying advanced technology-enabled training systems. During the year to 31 December 2019, Meggitt Training Systems generated GBP104 million revenue, had gross assets of GBP149 million with profits attributable to the assets of GBP11.2 million.

The net proceeds will be used by the Group for general corporate purposes and will further strengthen the Group's liquidity.

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Enquiries:

Tony Wood, Chief Executive

Louisa Burdett, Chief Financial Officer

Mathew Wootton, Vice President, Head of Investor Relations

Meggitt PLC

Nick Hasell, Managing Director

Alex Le May, Managing Director

Dwight Burden, Managing Director

FTI Consulting

Tel: +44 203 727 1340

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