Deals Rumor Mill: BlackBerry, Mergermarket, Societe Generale

Law360, New York (October 03, 2013, 5:34 PM ET) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has submitted a draft of its $4.7 billion buyout proposal to sputtering smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd., the Globe and Mail reported on Thursday, but much-anticipated rival suitors have begun to circle the company. A Thursday report from Bloomberg fingered New York private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP as one prospective suitor interested in taking a peek at the Canadian company's confidential financial information. Fairfax, BlackBerry's biggest shareholder, ignited a flurry of speculation over its interest in the company and the potential...
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