Elon Musk becomes the new owner of Twitter, fires senior management
The social networking company Twitter will officially be in the hands of Elon Musk at 5 pm on October 28 (New York time), the lawyer and the partner bank of the two sides are rushing to complete the application procedure.
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The ten-billion-dollar mission "closes the curtain"
According to Reuters , billionaire Elon Musk and Twitter have officially closed a deal to buy the company for $ 44 billion.
The New York Times , citing two sources familiar with the matter, said that soon after becoming the new owner, Elon Musk began to "clean up" the leadership apparatus. He fired four senior positions including: CEO Parag Agrawal and CFO Ned Segal, Chief Legal and Policy Officer Vijaya Gadde and General Counsel Sean Edgett.
Reuters reported that Agrawal and Segal were escorted from the building by the security team shortly after the order to be fired. The strong action of the new owner has made many Twitter employees panic and worry about their fate at the hands of the new government. But must wait for more official information from Mr. Musk.
Yesterday, the information line introduced on the Twitter account of billionaire Elon Musk was changed to Chief Twit. This new update comes right after Musk visited Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco (USA), bringing a lavabo (sink). The video recording this moment has attracted millions of views and made many people excited.
15 minutes ago, the billionaire posted an underground forum to confirm the closing of the deal.
So the deal that consumed a lot of media ink has officially come to an end. Tesla's CEO made an offer to buy 100% of the social network for $44 billion in April to make it private. But in July, he announced he was pulling out of the deal, citing Twitter's breach of multiple merger terms and agreements. After being sued by Twitter, the richest billionaire on the planet changed his mind, still buying Twitter at the old price. According to the latest announcement, the $44 billion deal must close on October 28. Otherwise, the two will lead each other to Delaware court.
According to Bloomberg , Musk will appoint himself as interim CEO of Twitter. In mid-May, CNBC made a similar prediction about his new title.
Many big men "contribute" as shareholders
According to the source, the investors who contributed money to buy Twitter with Elon Musk are Sequoia Capital, Binance, Qatar Investment Authority and others have received the paperwork from Musk's attorney. Bloomberg confirmed that the banks and organizations committed to funding Musk have completed the final application after the meeting on October 24.
Specifically, Binance lent Elon Musk $500 million, funding the acquisition of Twitter. CEO Changpeng Zhao shared:
“We are thrilled to be able to help Elon realize a new vision for Twitter. We look forward to playing the role of bringing social media and Web3 together to expand the use and adoption of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.”
The social media stock has risen steadily over the past few days, to $53.7, just slightly below Musk's suggested price of $54.2 per share. Song will soon be delisted from the NYSE, Reuters reports .
The price of Dogecoin (DOGE), the "chart" coin with Musk's voice, has also grown hot thanks to the above news, but is slowing down and correcting down at the time of news.
Oct 28, 2022