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Prem Watsa confident Fairfax’s BlackBerry bid will succeed

Thursday, September 26, 2013 | More »

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Chief Executive Prem Watsa said on Wednesday he is confident the consortium he leads can find the money to fund its $4.7 billion bid for smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. “We wouldn’t put our name to such a high-profile deal if we didn’t feel confident...


Fairfax-led consortium offers to buyout BlackBerry for $4.7B

Hyderabad-born Prem Watsa-led Canadian financial services firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (Fairfax) is leading a consortium of investors who have offered to take the mobile handset maker BlackBerry private in a $4.7 billion transaction. Fairfax currently owns 10 per cent of BlackBerry. BlackBerr...

24 September, 2013 | More »