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TAT Technologies Announces Execution of an Agreement to Sell a Controlling Interest in Bental Industries Ltd. to Bental Investments Agshah Ltd.

GEDERA, Israel, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --



TAT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: TATT), a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its entire interest in Bental Industries Ltd. ("Bental"), constituting 70% of Bental's issued and outstanding share capital, to Bental Investments Agshah Ltd. ("Bental Investments"), for an aggregate consideration of $5 million. Following such transaction, Bental Investments shall hold 100% of Bental's outstanding share capital.

Closing of the transaction is expected to take place within the next several weeks and is conditioned upon the approval of the transaction by the Israeli Antitrust Authority.

TAT's Board of Directors will consider alternatives for the use of funds received as consideration in such transaction, including use of the consideration for future strategic acquisitions by TAT in order to enhance TAT's competitive advantages.

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.

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

Contact:
Tiko Gadot
CFO
Tel: +972-88628501
[email protected]

SOURCE TAT Technologies Ltd

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