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Canadian govt prepared for possible RIM takeover - report

Friday 17 August 2012 | 10:59 CET | News
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Canada's government has closely followed takeover speculation surrounding Research In Motion and was prepared to step in to advise the company on foreign investment rules, Reuters reports. Internal documents obtained by Reuters show that aides to the industry minister Christian Paradis, who has the power to block foreign takeovers, were closely tracking reports of a possible bid for RIM. Briefing notes for the minister and other correspondence obtained under access to information legislation showed RIM's falling share price and worsening business profile were clearly on the government's

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Research In Motion
Countries: Canada / World
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