EXCLUSIVE-Qatari sovereign fund invests in BlackBerry debt offer -source

Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Qatar Holding LLC is among a handful of investors that have put money into BlackBerry Ltd's $1 billion convertible debt offering, a source familiar with the financing plan said on Wednesday.

The Qatari sovereign wealth fund bought as much as $200 million of the offering, in which Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd , BlackBerry's largest shareholder, has committed $250 million.

(Reporting by Dinesh Nair and Mirna Sleiman; Writing by Euan Rocha; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)

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