Elon Musk raises 6 trillion yen for Twitter acquisition, declares 'to eliminate spambots when acquisition is successful'

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are proposing an acquisition to Twitter, and it turns out that Musk has raised $ 46.5 billion (about 6 trillion yen) with a view to a tender offer I did.

Musk to explore potential tender offer for Twitter, has $ 46.5B in committed financing for deal

Elon Musk says he can get $ 46.5bn to buy Twitter • The Register

On April 14, 2022, Mr. Musk, who holds 9.2% of the issued shares of Twitter, wrote a document stating that he intends to buy Twitter for $ 54.20 (about 6800 yen) per share of non-owned shares. Submitted to the Transaction Committee. It was estimated that more than 5 trillion yen would be required to make an acquisition.

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Twitter has adopted a 'shareholder rights plan' as a 'poison pill' that gives shareholders other than Mr. Musk the right to buy more shares. We have made a move to prepare for Mr. Musk's acquisition.

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Mr. Musk declared in his Twitter account before 4 am on April 22nd, Japan time, 'If you buy Twitter successfully, you will get rid of spambots no matter what the difficulties.'

In addition, Mr. Musk deleted this tweet after tweeting on April 10, 2022 that 'Twitter Blue subscribers should be able to obtain the authentication check mark', but went further than that, 'All human beings I will make my account authenticated. '

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Experts say that although funding is on the horizon, it is undecided whether Mr. Musk will actually make a tender offer or make other proposals against the pressure.

News site CNBC's David Faber points out that Twitter's 'poison pill' requires negotiations with the board for Musk to make the purchase.

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