BlackBerry Samsung has made an offer to purchase for $ 7.5 billion




Samsung attempted absorption BlackBerry in order to enhance their competitiveness in the enterprise market, according to Reuters. According to the newspaper, the South Korean giant Canadian company offered $ 7.5 billion. On this news stock quotes BlackBerry jumped nearly 30%.


“Shares of BlackBerry soared on news of getting an offer to purchase from Samsung. The value of securities of the company increased by 21%. South Korean manufacturer estimated the cost of Blackberry based on the price of $ 13,35-15,49 per share, from 38 to 60 percent higher than the current value of BlackBerry », – writes Reuters.

According to informed sources, Samsung and BlackBerry leaders last week held talks about a possible deal. Both companies declined to comment on this post.

In November last year, BlackBerry has announced a strategic partnership with Samsung to work together in the corporate market. Manufacturer found an ally to successfully confront Apple, recently formed an alliance with IBM.

As part of the agreement, BlackBerry and Samsung will jointly promote mobile solutions for data protection. At the same time was presented platform BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12 (BES12) – a dedicated solution for business users, designed for multi-platform mobile device management.


According to Reuters, the purchase BlackBerry opens for Samsung technology one of the most respected developers of solutions for data protection. Blackberry, as it is known, has long been one of the market leaders in mobile devices, but has since lost the bulk of customers and decided to switch to the consumer sector in the business segment.

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