BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been having a bit of fun with the recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook for $19 billion In a recent interview with CNBC he confirmed that he would “Definitely sell and recommend to the board to take it” if they were offered $19 billion for BBM. That is pretty much tongue in cheek especially since BlackBerry has a market cap of a little over $5 billion. Until that offer comes around he stressed that “the right thing to do is expand” BBM and then worry about value later.
John Chen Confirms He Would Accept $19 Billion for BBM
by Ronen Halevy on February 26th, 2014 ·
Posted in News
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