Canada Supplement: Turning M&A into R&D

Marino, Jonathan
November 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/8/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p2
The article reports on the business success of Research in Motion through mergers & acquisitions (M&A). It notes that the M&Q led to the proliferation of its products and an expansion of its footprint after spending years watching its prime competitors outperform. The company announced that it will launched its Playbook, a tablet that will compete with Apple's iPad. Also noted is the acquisition of DataViz by the company in September 2010.


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