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Blackberry abandons sale process, CEO out

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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TORONTO (AP) -- BlackBerry is abandoning its sale process, and will replace its chief executive.

Fairfax, BlackBerry's largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said Monday it won't buy the entire company but it and other investors will inject $1 billion as part of a revised investment proposal.

BlackBerry says CEO Thorsten Heins is stepping down.

Fairfax head Prem Watsa will be appointed lead director of the board.


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