The 7 Reactions You Need To See About The Blackberry Buyout

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Prem Watsa left the board of Blackberry (BBRY) only several weeks ago. Today, his company, Fairfax Holdings, has offered to buy Blackberry for $9 a share. Here are some of the insightful reactions from investors and traders on the StockTwits Blackberry Stream:

1.) Most of the attention will now shift to the go-shop period, which is when a company in a buyout seeks competing offers:

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2.) Some are saying this buyout offer is the reason why Blackberry pre-released disappointing earnings on last week:

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3.) And why did Watsa leave the Blackberry board in the first place? A few investors are anticipating a class action lawsuit:

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4.) Is Blackberry worth more than Watsa’s proposed offer?:

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5.) Watsa was buying at $50 a share back in 2010:

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6.) Once household tech names are getting taken private. First Dell and now Blackberry:

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7.) Fairfax Holdings and Watsa will receive a huge break-up fee if the deal falls apart:

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