The end of UIQ
2 January 2009 by Olav Hellesø-Knutsen
The Sony Ericsson owned company UIQ files for bankruptcy according to CEO Johan Sandberg
The Swedish newspaper Sydöstran reported on wednesday that UIQ Ronneby was filed for bankrupcy. CEO Johan Sandber said the owners will not provide any more financial support. Two months ago, the two owners Sony Ericsson and Motorola garanteed for the emploees paychecks, but would not say for how long. The current world economy made it difficult to find investors willing to insert more capital in the company.
Around 200 people was still working for UIQ during the last day of 2008.
History of UIQ