BlackBerry hit with securities shareholder class action

A shareholder of BlackBerry Ltd sued the company and its executives on Friday, accusing them of inflating the stock price by painting a misleadingly rosy picture of the business prospects of its BlackBerry 10 smartphone line.

BlackBerry may pay $ 157 mn if it backs out from Fairfax offer

Struggling BlackBerry may have to shell out USD 157 million to Fairfax Financial if the smartphone maker backs out from the proposed USD 4.7 billion takeover offer.

BlackBerry agrees $4.7 bn takeover deal with Fairfax consortium

Smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday it agreed in principle to be acquired by a consortium led by its biggest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, for USD 4.7 billion.

BlackBerry bidders may want to carve up business: Sources

Initial indications suggest that interest is tepid and buyers are eyeing parts of the Canadian smartphone maker rather than the whole company.