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Mike Lazaridis, photographed in Toronto on March 19, 2013, after speaking to The Globe and Mail about his new "business venture."
Mike Lazaridis, photographed in Toronto on March 19, 2013, after speaking to The Globe and Mail about his new "business venture."
(Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)

Lazaridis, Fairfax and BlackBerry: quick thoughts on an unlikely team

Fairfax Financial Holdings and BlackBerry Ltd. founder Michael Lazaridis appear to disagree about the strategic outlook for the company. Oddly, that could make them a nice fit.

Mr. Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, another founder of BlackBerry, laid out their interest in taking over the company in a regulatory filing. On the face of it, it’s difficult to see Fairfax and Mr. Lazaridis working together.