BlackBerry Reaches Tentative Deal to Go Private

Sept. 23 (Bloomberg) -- BlackBerry Ltd. got a tentative $4.7 billion buyout offer from a group led by its biggest shareholder, forging a path to go private after a new line of smartphones failed to catch on. The group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. would offer $9 a share, according to a statement today -- a 3.1 percent premium over BlackBerry’s closing price last week. Bloomberg's Emily Chang, Jon Erlichman, Cristina Alesci, Hugo Miller and Cory Johnson report on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." Hilary Mason, data scientist in residence at Accel Partners, also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)
Hanergy's Li Says Company Inquiry Is ‘Pure Rumor’
33:55 - After a 47% plunge in the stock and a $19B reduction in market value, the chairman of Hanergy Thin Film is speaking out. Li Hejun is standing his ground and calling reports of the company under investigation pure rumor. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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