Gillon Beck

Senior Partner – FIMI Opportunity Funds:
FIMI is the first and the leading group of private equity funds in Israel. Benefiting
from its extensive financial capabilities and powerful sponsorship, FIMI has led
more than 90 transactions in Israel, with a total deal value of almost US$ 4.5 billion, and has realized its investments in more than 59 of its portfolio companies.
Established in 1996, Israel’s leading buy-out team has executed Leveraged Buy-Out (LBO) and Management Buy-Out (MBO) transactions for some of the country’s premier companies. To date, FIMI 6 ($1.1B) is active, whereas the previous Funds have completed their respective terms, with an impressive IRR of approximately 30%.
In recent years, Mr. Beck is taking a major role in managing the Fund's portfolio, and serves (or served, as the case may be), as the Chairman/Board Member of the following portfolio companies:
• Rivulis Irrigation: Chairman. World leader in drip Irrigation. was bought from Deere & Company. Recently bought Eurodrip. Partial Exit.
• Bird AeroSystems: Chairman. World leader in special mission aircraft solutions and AMPSairborne missile protection systems.
• ImageSat: Chairman. The Company owns and operates high resolution satellite imagery.
• Orbit Technologies (TASE): a turnkey telecommunications solution for ground-based, airborne and maritime platforms provider.
• Ormat Technologies (ORA: NYSE): Chairman. A world leader in geothermal energy and turbines, supplying renewable energy. Market cap ~$3B. Full Exit. Sold to Orix Japan.
• Ham-Let (TASE): Chairman. World leader of F&V for instrumentation. Partial Exit.
• Bet Shemesh Engines (TASE): Chairman. BSEL is a multi-faceted company that includes engine MRO, casting, machining, research and development, assembly and testing of complete modules and turbine engines. Partial Exit.
• Simplivia (TevaAdaptor): Patented Closed System Drug Transfer Device (CSTD), for the safe preparation and administration of hazardous drugs by HCP (Health Care Providers).
• Unitronics/Utron (both TASE): Industrial Controllers and Automatic parking solutions.
• Overseas Commerce: Chairman. Logistics of containers and storage. Full Exit.
• Magal (NASDAQ): Chairman. Provider physical security, safety & site management.
• Inrom: Chairman: a holding partnership. Partial exit. Was floated on TASE.
• Stern Engineering: Water saving sanitary products with cutting edge infrared technology and Piezoelectric keypads.
• Oxygen and Argon Works: Chairman. Leading producer of industrial gases.
• Retalix (NASDAQ): World leader of Point of Sale software solutions to the retail, food service and gas station industries. Exited to NCR.
• H.R. Givon: Chairman. High precision machine part production, for the high standards in aviation and aerospace. Full Exit. Sold to Wipro.
• Orian (TASE): A logistical solutions provider that is involved in a wide range of activities and services, represents Schenker in Israel. Full Exit.
• MERHAV (Hamat) (TASE): Faucets and Ceramics. Full Exit.
• Medtechnica (TASE): Chairman. Medical equipment. Full exit.
• TAT Technologies (TASE, NASDAQ): Heat Exchangers, Cooling Systems, MRO, mainly for military and civil aircraft applications. Full Exit
• MDT Micro Diamond Technologies: Electroplated diamond burs manufacturer. Full Exit.
• Metro Motor: leading Israeli Distributor of Motorbikes and Scooters. Full Exit.
• TANA Industries (TAMI 4): A provider of Point of Use water dispensing systems to residential and business users. Full Exit (through a sale to the Strauss Group).
Education: BSc Cum Laude in Industrial Engineering from the Technion, MBA in Finance from Bar Ilan
University.

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