BlackBerry shares halted in premarket trade

BlackBerry shares have been halted in U.S. pre-market trade. Bloomberg News reports that the company has formed a special committee to explore strategic options which could include a possible sale of part or all of the company.BlackBerry says Fairfax’s Prem Watsa, a major shareholder of the company, is leaving the board as the smartphone maker launches its review.The announcement comes amid unconfirmed reports that the Waterloo-based company may go private.MORE TO COME BlackBerry shares halted in pre-market trade by News Staff Posted Aug 12, 2013 6:17 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more