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Ballard Power buys fuel cell company Protonex in $30 million transaction

June 29, 2015 - 5:46 AM

VANCOUVER - Ballard Power Systems (TSX:BLD) has struck an agreement to buy fuel cell developer Protonex Technology Corp. in a transaction valued at $30 million.

The Vancouver-based company said Monday the definitive agreement includes Protonex's debt obligations of about $4.4 million while the remainder of the $25.6 million will be paid by issuing 11.2 million Ballard shares.

Protonex is based in Southborough, Mass. and owns about 85 patents issued and pending for a variety of power management technologies.

The company has supplied products to the U.S. army and navy among other commercial clients.

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