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Participants
Dilek Mir IR, Corporate Profile, LLC.
David Lucatz President and CEO
Tali Dinar CFO
William Velmer S.A Advisory
Joe Tracy Lakeview Capital Partners
Karl Birkenfeld American Trust Investment Services
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Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Micronet Enertec First Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call. All participants are at present in a listen-only mode.

Following management’s formal presentation, instructions will be given for the question-and-answer session.

As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. hand call to of Dilek like Profile. Corporate now over to the Mir I'd ahead. go please Dilek,

Dilek Mir

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David Lucatz

Thank you, everyone. morning, and good

for an indicators, quarter increase in in substantial the year-over-year very of key are was excellent that margins. revenue improvements and gross the We including pleased to by first quarter Micronet, marked report XXXX

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Tali Dinar

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Operator

Thank [ph]. Please Instructions] Boots you. question begin gentlemen, we’ll the and go ahead. at this time, The is question-and-answer first session. Craig [Operator from Ladies

Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

Sure. Hi.

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Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

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Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

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Unidentified Analyst

Okay.

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David Lucatz

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all, into profitability. improvement we to see are as said, parameters. in cannot of So, all positive all when on move I side in going a focus But the we we this significant

Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

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Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

out which performance nothing -- quarter that position thing, to it say say have Enertec to stabilize always raise which more -- very from to plan. one what will we you not can [ph]. positive we that, mentioned, plan, break, One the we moving need if focus this thing I and in [ph] this have see will our that forward. if deal, just looking if you some continue, at do growth cash if the we’re going parameter And [indiscernible] and happen, a then fiscal first I want performance we’re already to our in point look Enertec if to

Unidentified Analyst

as even turning with if as whom Enertec well Right. mean Again, should are future? it be corner so doing we go through, obviously, sounded still I near like mean, I better, the in both it profitable the Enertec was didn’t Micronet,

David Lucatz

cannot the [indiscernible] We -- or you continue. future, anything really guidance the don’t that quarter that we by can give I’m first the will believe see trend we as but about from remark.

Unidentified Analyst

your but that Right. as Enertec mind in positive it be Micronet, much are appears Micronet, way -- obviously Not going also well? with I’m as we Enertec just towards for I with for it would looking guess, as

David Lucatz

and the positive. based the yes, the a -- we Yes, change backlog quarter be yes, in we believe on same Yes. next the will the same -- of have company, -- parameter, current that have Enertec the in

Unidentified Analyst

Okay.

good. much. you Thank Sounds

David Lucatz

Thank you.

Operator

go William Velmer The S.A Advisory. next from of ahead. Please question is

William Velmer

why your is trying strong, curious, breakup call you I as on mean, presentation to do knows conference sell business it's kind you how come to like for don’t understand the the even on doing, why the DPW, want seem looks really they’re don’t just your their is just that going is cash it? corner, Why pull division longer to division business been division? you of I Yes, the who be I months, turning with but as to strong, aerospace a not, backlog you’re really out? going it's mean, crawl sell explained well I’m about or you the up wonderful fee. why

David Lucatz

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very we Same we know we see which I with know then you approval than company the this and We are not moment. are financing anything need bank point don’t -- position. happen, that’s we a except if are happen, now. we happened getting expected, anything and big anything right still will focus if [indiscernible] But anything correct. But at positive to moment this for that will have even moment. we or indications that’s very to not and restrategize more going again at we positive this don’t in -- what don’t getting the this the definitely of parameters at agree that

William Velmer

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David Lucatz

few package a question. there, in question of Kind one

and try So I will to address one-by-one …

William Velmer

Okay. All right.

David Lucatz

then it, or the we I details this if I at in are we this don’t would -- approval then first very first question know But that process contradict not, of looking okay? thing, that doing and we okay, the two … to all need go rather Enertec get which have bad of completed. into don’t we we division a Again, that our mean, the we already forward There about Secondly, such that I at always chance, agreed, okay? we I were we because get doing it, self deal it. in might get legally to not I all sell have are moment moment, be position you disagree that’s very than I formerly to get. a a division one be once with we do are is rather bank

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William Velmer

but when How you much How pull long? I know, plug? the do longer?

David Lucatz

… No, I don’t

William Velmer

How much longer?

David Lucatz

it's not it's I question, in have legitimate that a said think because we previous don’t time.

okay? going take. deal, a And but agreement to an don’t have all the there's long [indiscernible] it's section details probably I how my to to mind, subject again, are there's that We -- in related

William Velmer

again No, I but that, in documentation. this breakup there's understand no fee

David Lucatz

no wrong. No, you’re

William Velmer

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David Lucatz

wrong. you’re No, no,

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William Velmer

fee? What is the breakup

David Lucatz

is $XXX,XXX, in which already put that.

William Velmer

if out, the There's back the got give them you you pull $XXX,XXX, that’s So breakup fee? $XXX,XXX? to

David Lucatz

no. no, No,

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William Velmer

Okay.

to out what you if out, If going you? cost deal, this you? pulled it would So of pulled you the what’s cost

David Lucatz

question didn’t you we address believe the prepare at so this moment, didn’t to don’t this can okay? plan if me. very question I pull I ask up, Because I

William Velmer

come -- part party up fee I that you you Thank was they just wonderful and with amount you sell come would [indiscernible]. it, negotiation your mean, you. is, the why or money, pull much up may can't very [indiscernible] how to Okay. but business breakup But be with -- I’m obviously crawl either okay, Thank get of would again, out of I point, just sir. the it? this decides you a want get the about to may if

David Lucatz

a don’t Fortunately have have they breakup we fee. breakup a fee,

William Velmer

Right.

David Lucatz

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William Velmer

Okay. you. Thank

Operator

Please is from Tracy Capital Lakeview of go Partners. The Joe next ahead. question

Joe Tracy

plans conferences with Yes, attending getting and some any meet to increase institutional and exposure? to are institutional road investor to I’m the wondering, there if increase exposure up analysts try coming on just out this or probably year trying

David Lucatz

going we’re a it. sure. to do Yes, plan There's

about than -- we the like to it focus waited wanted to clear very of our increase of exposure a to what the clarity the couple transaction of on strategy -- we to and to hopefully of expose are But limited actually focusing the market. we we is course, going be last One our [indiscernible] strategy. soon we the [indiscernible] until we reason was in weeks in to have

Joe Tracy

Thank you.

Operator

of question American next Birkenfeld Please Karl is go from The Trust. ahead.

Karl Birkenfeld

United FDA little you just in States sales do at bit Hi, Europe? on David. It's the have Birkenfeld. And in a or product Karl you medical elaborate device? Could is medical

David Lucatz

question. Thank Karl. you the for Hi,

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Karl Birkenfeld

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David Lucatz

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dialogue existing answer a have potentially have is have potentially get don’t any Right company we and and we And orders, which also this this them. division. a We don’t the believe this already the we’re order I in also but with past, into grow dialogue order new question. a now dialogue for I with do we the right them, we just an see this but it's business. exploring but additional We cooperation what’s product, going with more more and dialogue, to Again, with move this product. yet, or again, on anything, to the product going is want of have now we reason will one manufacture

Karl Birkenfeld

you. Okay. That’s Thank great.

Operator

Boots Craig a question [ph]. ahead. go have from Please follow-up We

Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

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Unidentified Analyst

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David Lucatz

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Karl Birkenfeld

Okay. Thank you.

Operator

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David Lucatz

Yes, thank you. Micronet continue to exact on [indiscernible] previous orders. ship of

speaking continuing are to and we continue you with to performance. next ability performance our quarter. ship on should you, to good with line we strong and combined backlog, in I our We look Thank MRM experience seeing forward our top that believe business existing

Operator

conference Technologies’ Micronet for your quarter first concludes Thank results This XXXX participation. you you. Thank Enertec call.

go You and may ahead disconnect.