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BlackBerry’s fate is coming into focus. The company announced on Monday that it has entered into a letter of intent with a consortium led by Fairfax Financial to buy out the company for $4.7 billion, or $9 per share. Fairfax CEO Prem Watson, a former BlackBerry board member, said that the buyout would make BlackBerry a private company and would “open an exciting new private chapter for BlackBerry, its customers, carriers and employees.” BlackBerry says it expects Fairfax to finish conducting its due diligence by November 4th. The company’s full press release follows below.
Full article: http://bgr.com/2013/...nancial-buyout/