I’m sure I’ve started off many a Blackberry post just like this one, but here goes. THIS is what constitutes “news” for the smartphone maker? There are currently no offers on the table to buy out the company. Shocking really. With everything that’s happened over the past 18 months and the lackluster releases we’ve seen, were we expecting anyone to scoop up Blackberry right now? Sure the company is creeping closer toward profitability, but it came at plenty of costs to it’s people and it’s operating model. But I guess many would consider this news as a sign that it’s not even entertaining any offers give the longer-term path it’s on. Maybe.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen was chatting with the media again, this time with Bloomberg, where he stated that the company currently has no offers to buy out the company. BlackBerry might, at first glance, be a target for an offer or takeover, but according to Chen, “I don’t have any offers on my desk.” He added, “If people would like to talk, I mean, talk is not an offer.” It does seem clear that he is going to stay on course with making BlackBerry profitable again. Chen feels that BlackBerry could break even by the end of its current fiscal year, and become profitable once again in its next fiscal year which ends in March 2016. He added: