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Bird Aerosystems

10 Hasadnaot Street P.O. Box 4038
Herzliya 4614001

BIRD Aerosystems is a leading global provider of innovative airborne solutions that protect our customers and ensure the security of their assets. Founded in 2001, privately-owned and based in Israel, BIRD develops and markets advanced airborne missile protection systems and airborne surveillance, information and observation solutions. Leveraging deep in-house technical know-how, BIRD also provides world-class aviation logistics services to large-scale commercial and governmental customers. BIRD provides end-to-end, turnkey solutions. From operational analysis, system design, integration and installation through ground and flight testing and including system certification – BIRD is truly a one-stop-shop. BIRD has the scope and breadth of experience to contend with the most complex operational requirements and design challenges, while still providing personalized attention to each customer. Solutions from BIRD are in wide scale, long-term use by some of the world’s largest commercial, governmental, military, and transnational organizations – including NATO forces, UN Air Operations, the US Government, Airbus and other major aircraft manufacturers, and many others. During 2018, FIMI Opportunity Funds became a major shareholder when purchased 50% of BIRD’s shares. FIMI is the leading private equity firm in Israel with more than $5 billion in assets under management and has been nominated as one of the best top 5 private equity fund in the world for over 10 consecutive years. FIMI’s current portfolio includes more than 50 companies worldwide, FIMI’s strong and significant financial background, rich experience and reputation will significantly contribute to BIRD’s continuous growth in Israel and around the world.