Fairfax Financial

'A Fish-Or-Cut-Bait Day'

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A major deadline in the battle for BlackBerry's future is set for Monday, and will likely reveal how many outsiders want — or can afford t...

Ex-Apple CEO Mulls BlackBerry Bid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Business

A former Apple CEO who famously clashed with Steve Jobs is reportedly considering a bid for BlackBerry. John Sculley, who spent six years as CEO of...

Major U.S. Carrier Removes BlackBerry From Stores

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada Business

If the BlackBerry wants to survive as a consumer product, there’s one thing it really can’t live without: retail distribution. That’s why th...

REPORT: BlackBerry Bidder Seeks Funding

CP | Hugh McKenna and David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) has decided to cancel a conference call and webcast that had been scheduled for Friday after the release of its second-q...

This Deal's Far From Certain

CP | David Friend | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- One of BlackBerry's largest shareholders has made a multibillion-dollar offer for the troubled smartphone maker hinged on several condition...

Look How Much This Guy Will Make If He Gets Fired

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins stands to become a much richer man if he loses his job as a result of the sale of his company — thanks to a new compen...

Here's The Corporate Empire BlackBerry Is About To Join

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Business

It looks like embattled BlackBerry is about to be sold to Fairfax Financial Holdings, billionaire Prem Watsa's holding company. Few people outside...

Meet 'Canada's Warren Buffett,' BlackBerry's Apparent Saviour

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

The news Monday that Fairfax Financial Holdings has put a $4.7-billion U.S. bid for BlackBerry has cast an unprecedented spotlight on the Canadian fir...