An acquisition valuation so dependent on a single event could spell trouble for Lenovo if the new BlackBerry proves anything but successful. It makes more sense to look at partnership opportunities with BlackBerry. If BlackBerry fails in its bid for the coveted No. 3 slot in smartphones, Lenovo could later have the opportunity to buy it at a more attractive price. And if BlackBerry succeeds, Lenovo could still benefit from the partnership.
The article Why This Tech Team’s Headed for a Partnership originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Mike Thiessen.
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