Samsung still hopes to buy a BlackBerry




Samsung leaves no intention to absorb fully or buy a large stake BlackBerry. It is reported by the business newspaper Financial Post.


Previously, we recall, the two companies have denied published by Reuters Post plans to buy Samsung BlackBerry for $ 7.5 billion – that is almost 50% higher than the market capitalization at the time. As reasons for buying called patent portfolio, which is located Canadians.

It should be noted that the Financial Post refers not to the traditional “anonymous sources”, as a rule can not be scanned, and on available publications document. We are talking about a document prepared for the Samsung New York investment bank Evercore Partners and lists the arguments in favor of absorption BlackBerry, and describes the possible structure of a potential deal.

The document was prepared in the last quarter of 2014. However, the source said, Samsung is still prepared to buy the Canadian smartphone maker in the case, if we can agree on a fair price.

Izvestia that the South Korean manufacturer finally said goodbye to the idea of ​​buying BlackBerry, raised the share price of the last 7%. It seems that this game is clearly brings benefit to someone. The newspaper says that the BlackBerry could prevent the leakage of information last time, to evaluate the response of the market, and at the same time “to enhance its reputation.” Samsung such a move obviously did not like, but because the company had denied having an interest in the assets BlackBerry, but finally the idea to invest in them Korean manufacturer refuses.

It is considered that the development will help BlackBerry Samsung foothold in the corporate segment of the market, where they opposed the union of Apple and IBM.


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