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 /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 approvals.
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 972-8-862-8500.
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For more information of TAT Technologies, please visit our web-site: http://www.tat-technologies.com
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