Stumbling smartphone maker BlackBerry said Monday it has agreed to sell itself to a consortium led by its largest investor, Canadian insurance company Fairfax Financial Holdings, for $4.7 billion. Skadden and Canadian firm Torys are advising a special committee of BlackBerry's board, while the buyers have turned to Shearman & Sterling and McCarthy Tétrault.
Four Firms Dialed In for BlackBerry's Take-Private Deal
The Am Law Daily
September 23, 2013