If BlackBerry goes private, a breakup looks inevitable

BlackBerry may wind up going private but that doesn’t mean that the company will stay intact as a comprehensive hardware and software provider. As The Globe and Mail notes, private-equity firms such as Fairfax Financial Holdings that specialize in helping take companies private rarely leave those companies in one piece and will often sell them off in pieces to recoup some of their investment. “Some Canadians are now pinning their hopes on Fairfax, the Toronto holding company that owns close to 10% of BlackBerry shares,” The Globe and Mail writes. “A financial consortium is more likely to sell BlackBerry’s most valuable assets

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