September 22, 2015 / 9:41 AM / 3 years ago

BAT to buy Polish e-cigarette firm, inks deal with Reynolds American

The German production site of the British American Tobacco Cigarette Factory (BAT) is pictured in Bayreuth, southern Germany, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

(Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc (BATS.L) said on Tuesday it would buy CHIC Group of Poland to boost its presence in the growing e-cigarette market.

BAT also signed a vapor technology-sharing term sheet with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, a unit of Reynolds American RAI.N.

Reporting by Aastha Agnihotri in Bengaluru; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi

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