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Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets

Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On August 18, 2014, McKinley 2014 Acquisition LLC (the "Acquisition Subsidiary"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trinity Industries, Inc. (the "Company"), completed the acquisition (the "Acquisition") of substantially all of the assets of Meyer Steel Structures, the electricity transmission and distribution towers division of Thomas & Betts Corporation ("T&B") for a purchase price of approximately $600 million. The Acquisition was made pursuant to the terms of a previously announced Asset Purchase Agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") dated June 26, 2014 among the Acquisition Subsidiary, T&B, and Thomas & Betts International, LLC.
The foregoing description of the Acquisition and the Purchase Agreement does not purport to be complete, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Purchase Agreement, which was attached as Exhibit 2.1 to the Company's Form 8-K filed June 30, 2014 and is incorporated herein by reference. The representations, warranties and covenants contained in the Purchase Agreement were made only for purposes of that agreement and as of specific dates; were solely for the benefit of the parties to the Purchase Agreement; may be subject to limitations agreed upon by the parties, including being qualified by confidential disclosures made by each contracting party to the other for the purposes of allocating contractual risk between them that differ from those applicable to investors. Investors should not rely on the representations, warranties and covenants or any description thereof as characterizations of the actual state of facts or condition of the Company, the Acquisition Subsidiary, the Business, Sellers or any of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates or businesses. Moreover, information concerning the subject matter of the representations, warranties and covenants may change after the date of the Purchase Agreement, which subsequent information may or may not be fully reflected in public disclosures by the Company. Accordingly, investors should read the representations and warranties in the Purchase Agreement not in isolation but only in conjunction with the other information about the Company, the Acquisition Subsidiary or Sellers that the respective companies include in reports, statements and other filings the Company makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 18, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing the closing of the Acquisition. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a)-(c) Not applicable.
(d) Exhibits:
99.1 Press Release by Trinity Industries, Inc. dated August 18, 2014 announcing the closing of the Acquisition.

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