July 5, 2012
TAT Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TATT - News), a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, reported today that effective
June 29, 2012
, First Aviation Services Inc. ("FAvS") entered into a transaction with its controlling stockholder,
("Hollander"), pursuant to which FAvS borrowed
from Hollander, secured by a third lien on the assets of FAvS. The loan bears interest at 10% and in addition Hollander was issued warrants to purchase shares of Class A Common Stock of FAvS representing 15% of FAvS post-exercise at an exercise price of
per share. Such exercise price reflects an equity value for FAvS of approximately
. TAT's management believes that this is not necessarily an accurate indicator of the fair value of FAvS.
TAT presently owns approximately 30% of FAvS and upon full exercise of the warrants its holding will be diluted to approximately 25.5%. As of
March 31, 2012
TAT's interest in FAvS is recorded on its books at a value of approximately
. TAT also has a second lien on the assets of FAvS.
TAT is in the process of evaluating the accounting implications of this transaction for purposes of its financial statements and, in connection therewith, is expected to perform a valuation analysis.
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.