FuelCell Energy Announces $24.2 Million Registered Direct Offering

June 16, 2009 by Jeff Shepard

FuelCell Energy, Inc. announced that it entered into definitive agreements to sell 6.7 million shares of its common stock at $3.59 per share in a registered direct offering. The transaction is expected to close on June 19, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions.

FuelCell Energy intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for product development, project financing, expansion of manufacturing capacity, and general corporate purposes. Canaccord Adams Inc. and Lazard Capital Markets LLC acted as placement agents for the offering.

A shelf registration statement relating to these securities previously was filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.