April 16, 2012 / 9:38 PM / in 6 years

RIM considering hiring bankers: report

TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion is considering hiring a financial adviser to weigh its strategic options, Bloomberg News said on Monday, citing three sources with knowledge of the matter.

Research In Motion (RIM) Co-Chief Executive Officer Jim Balsillie arrives at the annual general meeting of shareholders in Waterloo July 12, 2011. REUTERS/ Mike Cassese

RIM said while reporting its latest quarterly results in late March that it was considering options including partnerships, licensing deals, joint ventures or even a sale.

RIM spokeswoman Tenille Kennedy declined to comment, citing company policy.

Reporting by Alastair Sharp in Toronto; Editing by Gary Hill

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