New Delhi: As studies of billionaire Elon Musk’s bid to take over Twitter unfold like wildfire on social media, the Tesla CEO tweeted the “provide” he made in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
“I made a suggestion,” Elon Musk tweeted whereas attaching the hyperlink to the regulatory submitting.
Within the SEC submitting, Musk made a suggestion to purchase 100 per cent of Twitter at $54.20 per share in an all-cash transaction. As per Musk’s provide, the approximate valuation of Twitter stands at $43 billion.
Within the SEC submitting, Musk stated the social media agency had “extraordinary potential” and he wished to unlock it whereas attaching a letter he despatched to Twitter chairman Bret Taylor.
“I invested in Twitter as I consider in its potential to be the platform without cost speech across the globe, and I consider free speech is a societal crucial for a functioning democracy,” Musk stated within the submitting.
“Nevertheless, since making my funding I now realise the corporate will neither thrive nor serve this societal crucial in its present type. Twitter must be reworked as a non-public firm,” he additional stated.
Elon Musk stated his “provide is my finest and closing provide” and he would rethink his place as a shareholder if it was rejected.
“Because of this, I’m providing to purchase 100% of Twitter for $54.20 per share in money, a 54% premium over the day earlier than I started investing in Twitter and a 38% premium over the day earlier than my funding was publicly introduced,” the SpaceX CEO stated within the submitting.
“My provide is my finest and closing provide and if it isn’t accepted, I would wish to rethink my place as a shareholder. Twitter has extraordinary potential. I’ll unlock it,” Musk wrote to Taylor.
Musk presently owns barely greater than 9 per cent of its inventory and is the corporate’s largest shareholder.
The provide by the Tesla Chief Govt Officer (CEO) comes days after Musk stated he would now not be becoming a member of Twitter’s board of administrators.