Billionaire Elon Musk has bought Twitter short message service for $ 44 billion, Adyrna reports.
On Monday, April 25, Twitter announced that it had reached a concrete agreement to buy the services of the richest man in the world. Thus, the leaders of Tesla and SpaceX will pay $ 54.20 per share of Twitter. As a result of the deal, he will leave the stock exchange.
On April 2, Musk bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter and became the largest shareholder. The day before, the share of the social network was about $ 46. The billionaire said he was interested in buying Twitter because he believed in the company's potential as a "platform for free expression around the world."
The Twitter council tried to prevent the deal, but eventually stopped protesting. Brett Taylor, chairman of the board of directors, said that after a thorough and thorough review, the company's management concluded that Musk's acquisition would be "the best way for Twitter shareholders."
National portal "Adyrna"