October 2, 2013 / 5:13 PM / in 4 years

Cerberus interested in BlackBerry - Dow Jones

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd has drawn interest from private equity group Cerberus and at least one other investor, CNBC said on Wednesday, quoting Dow Jones, which cited unnamed sources.

A man walks by a Blackberry sign at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo, September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Shares of BlackBerry jumped as the news hit, and were up 2.5 percent at $8.11 on Nasdaq.

Reporting by Alastair Sharp; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick

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