27 Oct '12, 1pm

Altair Nano: Advanced Battery Sellout: Filed under: Energy News

Advanced battery developers have not had an easy time of it in recent years, or at any time for that matter. There have been three bankruptcy declarations this year alone. Ener1 and A123 Systems (AONE : OTC/PK) were rescued by deep-pocketed buyers, who scooped up technology, contracts and relationships. In this second post in the series we look at another advanced battery sellout. Altair Nanotechnologies (ALTI : Nasdaq) has managed to avoid court rooms. However, it did have to put itself up on the block, selling a majority of its shares to China-based Canon Investment Holdings. Its operations will ultimately be moved to China, where the company plans to establish a manufacturing capacity. Some investors might think there is no rush to lease a facility. So far Altairnano has recorded only nominal product sales. That said, the company does have customer relationships. Altair...

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