#BlackBerry share price rollercoaster ride halted by Fairfax private sale – an annotated graphic

The news that Fairfax Financial Holdings has struck a $4.7 billion deal with BlackBerry to take the “troubled smartphone maker”(TM) private is now expected to bring to an end the *ahem* eventful performance of BlackBerry’s share price on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Five years after a share price peak of $150 per share, the Fairfax deal represents approximately $9 per share, a mere six per cent of that peak price. Those canny investors that got out in 2008 at the peak have doubtless been patting themselves wholeheartedly on the back (and wallet) ever since.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

BlackBerry takeover deal
BlackBerry takeover deal

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