There have been recent rumors that BlackBerry and Samsung were in talks about a possible acquisition, and now BlackBerry has denied the rumors.
In an official press release, BlackBerry has said that it has not been in talks about a possible acquisition of BlackBerry with Samsung, you can see the official statement below.
(“BlackBerry”) is aware of certain press reports published today with respect to a possible offer by Samsung to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any possible offer to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry’s policy is not to comment on rumors or speculation, and accordingly it does not intend to comment further.
Yesterday there were a number of rumors that Samsung we looking to buy BlackBerry in a deal which was rumored to be worth $7.5 billion.
BlackBerry were very quick to deny the rumors, the company has seen its fortunes improve recently with the launch of its latest devices.
Samsung could be interested in the company as it may help the company increase sales in the business market, although any potential deal would need approval from various regulators.