BUZZ-BlackBerry Ltd: Samsung still interested - Financial Post

Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:58am EST
 
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** Canadian smartphone maker's U.S.-listed shares up 6 pct at $10.55 premarket

** Samsung Electronics Co Ltd still interested in taking over or buying significant stake in BlackBerry, Canada's Financial Post newspaper reports (bit.ly/1wpG0Ue)

** Shares jumped as much as 30 pct last week after Reuters reported BlackBerry was in talks with Samsung about $7.5 billion buyout

** Companies later denied talks regarding deal

** Up to Wednesday's close, BlackBerry shares have fallen as much as 20 pct after talks denial