News has come from co-founder and ex co-CEO of BlackBerry, Mike Lazaridis, that he has raised his stake in the company from 5.7% to 8%. Along with those news came some interesting information that he and co-founder Douglas Fregin have entered into an agreement to explore the possibility of a joint bid.

Reports have said that Lazaridis has talked to P-E firms Blackstone and Carlyle about a possible BlackBerry bid, and it was said he also talked with Prem Watsa. Let’s wait and see how it all plays out but let us know in the comments below, would you want Mike to buy BlackBerry?

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