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BlackBerry to consider sale of company

Monday 12 August 2013 | 15:05 CET | News
BlackBerry has confirmed it is considering a possible sale of the company. The smartphone maker announced that its board has formed a special committee to evaluate strategic options, and these could include, among others, joint ventures, strategic partnerships or alliances or a sale of the company. The committee is comprised of board members Barbara Stymiest, Thorsten Heins, Richard Lynch and Bert Nordberg, and will be chaired by Timothy Dattels. Prem Watsa, CEO of Fairfax Financial, also announced he is resigning from the board to avoid any potential conflict of interest during the strategic

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