TAT Technologies Reports that the Receiver Announced that the Wining Proposal
to Acquire TAT's Shares Was Received From FIMI Opportunity V
GEDERA, Israel, June 24, 2013
GEDERA, Israel, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
TAT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: TATT - News), a leading provider of services
and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense
industries, today reported that on June 23, 2013 the Receiver of the Company's
shares held by its previously controlling shareholders informed the Company
that pursuant to the previously announced tender to purchase such shares, the
wining proposal to acquire the shares was received from FIMI Opportunity V, a
private equity investor ("FIMI").
FIMI will purchase 3,845,908 shares held by TAT Industries and 886,443 shares
held by KMN Industries (the controlling shareholder of TAT Industries), which
represent 43.71% and 10.07% of the Company's outstanding share capital,
respectively. The total price to be paid by FIMI is NIS125M' (NIS26.4/share or
~$7.3/share). Closing is conditioned upon receipt of approval from (i) the
court; and (ii) the lending banks to TAT industries and KMN Industries; and
(iii) the Israeli Anti-Trust Authority. Closing is expected to occur within 10
days after receipt of all the above approvals. In the event court approval is
not obtained within 90 days from the date of submitting the proposal or
Anti-Trust Authority approval is not obtained within 75 days from the date of
submitting the proposal (other than as a result of a default by FIMI) then the
proposal will terminate. The FIMI proposal requires that the Company purchases
the land where its Israeli facility is located from TAT Industries, at a price
based on external appraisal and subject to receipt of all necessary other
About TAT Technologies LTD
TAT Technologies LTD is a leading provider of services and products to the
commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries.
TAT operates under four segments: (i) Original Equipment Manufacturing or
"OEM" of Heat Management Solutions (ii) OEM of Electric Motion Systems (iii)
Heat Transfer Services and Products and (iv) Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
or "MRO" services of Aviation Components.
TAT's activities in the area of OEM of Heat Management Solutions primarily
include the design, development, manufacture and sale of (i) a broad range of
heat transfer components (such as heat exchangers, pre-coolers and oil/fuel
hydraulic coolers) used in mechanical and electronic systems on-board
commercial, military and business aircraft; (ii) environmental control and
cooling systems on board aircraft and for ground applications; and (iii) a
variety of other electronic and mechanical aircraft accessories and systems
such as pumps, valves, power systems and turbines.
TAT's activities in the area of OEM of Electric Motion Systems primarily
include the design, development, manufacture and sale of a broad range of
electrical motor applications for airborne and ground systems.
TAT's activities in the area of Heat Transfer Services and Products include
the maintenance, repair and overhaul of heat transfer equipment and in a
lesser extent, the manufacturing of certain heat transfer products. TAT's
Limco subsidiary operates FAA certified repair station, which provides heat
transfer MRO services and products for airlines, air cargo carriers,
maintenance service centers and the military.
TAT's activities in the area of MRO services for Aviation Components include
the maintenance, repair and overhaul of APUs, Landing Gear and other aircraft
components. TAT's Piedmont subsidiary operates an FAA certified repair
station, which provides aircraft component MRO services for airlines, air
cargo carriers, maintenance service centers and the military.
TAT also holds approximately 30% of the equity of First Aviation Services, a
one-stop-shop for MRO services (wheels, breaks, propellers and landing gear)
for the General Aviation Industry.
TAT's executive offices are located in the Re'em Industrial Park, Neta
Boulevard, Bnei Ayish, Gedera 70750, Israel, and TAT's telephone number is
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limitation, statements regarding possible or assumed future operation results.
These statements are hereby identified as "forward-looking statements" for
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Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from
management's current expectations. Actual results and performance can also be
influenced by other risks that we face in running our operations including,
but are not limited to, general business conditions in the airline industry,
changes in demand for our services and products, the timing and amount or
cancellation of orders, the price and continuity of supply of component parts
used in our operations, and other risks detailed from time to time in the
company's filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, including, its
annual report on form 20-F and its periodic reports on form 6-K. These
documents contain and identify other important factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or
forward-looking statements. Stockholders and other readers are cautioned not
to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only
as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update
publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.
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