BlackBerry, Facebook, Vodafone: Tech Premarket
NEW YORK (TheStreet) - BlackBerry
The transaction is expected to completed within the next two weeks, at which time BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins will step down. Heins will be replaced on an interim basis by former Sybase CEO John Chen, who will also be appointed executive chair of BlackBerry's board when the transaction closes.
BlackBerry's shares tanked 20.21% to $6.20 before market open. The Waterloo, Ontario-based firm was also the most active premarket Nasdaq stocks on share volume of 7,037,83.
--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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