Haynes and Boone Leads Aviall, Inc. In Underwritten Resale Sale of 4,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

2/22/2005

DALLAS - Lawyers from Haynes and Boone, LLP recently represented Aviall, Inc. in connection with the underwritten resale of 4,000,000 shares of Aviall, Inc. common stock by The Carlyle Group.  The offering was underwritten by Credit Suisse First Boston LLC.

Jeffrey J. Murphy, Senior Vice President of Law and Human Resources of Aviall, turned to Janice Sharry and Garrett DeVries, both corporate partners at Haynes and Boone, to assist Aviall in this transaction.  Ms. Sharry and Mr. DeVries led a team of Haynes and Boone lawyers working with the underwriters that included corporate associates Jacob Smith and Lauren Swann.

The Carlyle Group was represented by a team of lawyers from Latham & Watkins LLP, including corporate partner David McPherson, located in Washington D.C.

Credit Suisse First Boston LLC was represented by a team of lawyers from Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP including corporate partner Kris Heinzelman and corporate associates Eugene Mazzaro and Justin Tichauer, each resident of the New York office.

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